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Season 1, Episode 10

Pier Pressure

Originally aired Sunday, January 11, 2004 | Watched by 7.21 million viewers.

Buster realizes that medical marijuana will help cure Lucille 2's vertigo, and pays George Michael to get it for him from Gob. Lindsay sends Maeby to spend a day with Lucille to punish her for bad grades. Michael thinks George Michael is on drugs and attempts to teach him a lesson.

17 recurring jokes in this episode

The Bluths




  • ... insults Lindsay

    "If you're worried about criticism, sometimes a diet is the best defense."

    Lucille (about a broach Lindsay wanted): "It's an elephant. And I didn't want to invite the comparison."