This article is about the 2005 film character, you might be looking for the original character.
Grandpa Joe is the father of Hellen Bucket and the tritagonist of the film.
He used to work for Willy Wonka from the simple small candy store on Cherry Street to Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory.
He was fired with the rest of the other employees after spies had stolen Wonka's secret recipes.
He is very happy when Charlie finds the last golden ticket enabling five lucky young kids and their guardians to explore the Factory. In the 1971 version of the film he almost made Charlie lose the factory by making him drink fizzy lifting drink. In the 2005 version he teaches Charlie to be kind and does not force anything upon chocolate. He lives in the factory.
The Fizzy Lifting Drink Incident
He and Charlie drank fizzy lifting drinks which makes them fly skyward, almost getting killed by the big fan on the ceiling.