... teach lessons
The Bluths set out to teach each other lessons, often using fear of amputation.
- Occurrence of a joke
- Joke in the background
- Combined joke
6 episodes feature this joke:
Maeby tries to teach her parents a lesson by kissing George Michael.
"That's why you never leave the tree."
Maeby tries to teach her parents a lesson by hinting she's running away to Portugal.
Michael and Lindsay try to teach Lucille a lesson by ambushing her date.
J. Walter Weatherman is used to teach the Bluth children not to yell, leave a note, and close the door when the air conditioner is running.
Michael tries to enlist J. Walter Weatherman and then the Hot Cops to teach George Michael a lesson about smoking pot.
Related Joke: ... always leave a note