The Bluths are plagued by ostrich troubles, both literally and metaphorically.
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- Joke in the background
- Combined joke
9 episodes feature this joke:
An ostrich tramples Michael as he walks into Lucille's condo.
A vision of an ostrich man appears to George Sr. and Oscar in the desert.
A shaman tells Lindsay to move her "head out of the sand."
Lindsay sees an ostrich outside an Indian resort.
Marky Bark runs an ostrich farm.
Michael, applying for a tech job, hears, "I think we've got our ostrich." He ends up driving the Something search camera car which looks like an ostrich.
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G.O.B.'s bee hive tips over when he swerves a limo to miss an ostrich.
George Sr. decides the ostrich warrior stole his potency.
It turns out Marky Bark is the "ostrich guy" that George Sr. saw.
G.O.B. sees the shadow of a bird beak before a Tony Wonder show, which reminds him of the ostrich toy that kept him sane as feral Jesus.
Maeby's high school mascot is the Ostriches.
Cartoon on the back of a juice box says: "Q. What happens if you stick your head in the sand? A. Don't be surprised if someone uses you as a footstool."