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I've seen the sentence below in The TV show Friends.

If little Joey's dead, then I got no reason to live.

But I think it should be

If little Joey's dead, then I would/should/might get no reason to live.

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The sentence is ungrammatically spoken intentionally to show a regional accent or a poorly educated speaker. Your change is insufficient to make it correct, though you're going in the right direction. It could be corrected with "would have..."

If little Joey's dead, then I would have no reason to live.

Or, to be pedantic,

If little Joey were to die, then I would have no reason to live. [If he is already dead, why use the subjunctive?]

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