Afterwards, Joey realizes that he had a great time and that he may be developing feelings for Rachel.
Joey tries to be comfortable about living with and dating Rachel when she is pregnant with Ross' baby, but in The One With The Secret Closet, he allows her to move in with Ross to make him more involved in the pregnancy.
In The One With The Birthing Video, Joey finally tells Ross that he is in love with Rachel and after some time, Ross agrees that him feeling weird should not stand in the way and that he should tell Rachel how he feels.
In The One Where Joey Tells Rachel, he confesses his love for her, but she politely and lovingly turns him down.
The relationship between protagonists Joey Tribbiani and Rachel Green first began in season eight.
Joey develops feelings for Rachel which leads to a story arc that goes into the beginning of the tenth season.
During seasons 5, 7, and early parts of season 8, Joey playfully flirts with Rachel. However, in the season Six episode, "The One Where Ross Dates A Student", she moved in with Joey after Phoebe's apartment catches fire.As time progresses, she begins to have fun living with Joey so much that she decides to stay with him, after Phoebe's apartment is poorly rebuilt (with one bedroom) in the season seven episode "The One With The Holiday Armadillo".In the Season 5 episode "The One With All The Resolutions", Joey and Rachel kissed on New Year's Day.In the season eight episode, The One With The Stain, Rachel starts to look for an apartment for her and her unborn baby, who Ross is the father of, without consulting Joey first.When Ross finally tells him about this, he becomes worried, and decides to sacrifice his sex life in order to help Rachel look after the baby, just as Ross gets her the "good" apartment.In The One Where Joey Dates Rachel, Joey takes Rachel out on a "date" to raise her spirits about the fact that she won't be dating for a while.