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Season 2, Episode 15

Sword of Destiny

Originally aired Sunday, March 27, 2005 | Watched by 4.72 million viewers.

Gob and Buster team up for some magic tricks with the help of Buster's fake hand, but when Tony Wonder, a rival magician, starts to mentor them, somebody gets the finger. Meanwhile, Michael is forced to delegate some work when he's hospitalized and Lindsay teaches George Michael how to drive using the staircar.

17 recurring jokes in this episode

The Bluths




  • missing limbs

    Buster's fake hand is accidentally chopped off in a magic act.

George Michael