Joshua Matthews is the youngest member of the Matthews family. Soon after his birth, complications have appeared, to the point where Shawn came back from his road trip just to comfort Cory. Joshua is a quite important character in the last episode, as Cory has a very serious talk with him about life, after which he comes to the conclusion that he finally understand what Boy Meets World means. He tells Josh that he might find a best friend like Shawn, a beautiful girl like Topanga, and that Mr Feeny will probably teach him in every grade he ever has. This way, Cory passed on all of the knowledge he gained in his life to his little brother, ending the series in a beautiful and touching way.