It seems implausible that a third season would go on without Joe's presence. The third season focusing on Joe being brought back from the dead will allow for his arc to be resolved and for more anime references to be focused on.
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The third season will focus on Diesel's attempts to revive Joe a la DragonBall Z
Joe and Diesel will pull a They Do, but their relationship will take on a different nature than it was in Prestige TV City