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Season 3, Episode 10

Fakin' It

Originally aired Friday, February 10, 2006 | Watched by 3.14 million viewers.

George, Sr. hires a new attorney who asks the Bluths to participate in a mock trial to help prepare them for the real thing. The attorney gets actor Judge Reinhold to preside over the mock case. Meanwhile, Buster fakes a coma to get out of testifying, and George Michael and Maeby participate in a mock wedding to entertain hospital patients. Back at the office, Michael discovers that he may have a long-lost sister named Nellie Bluth.

11 recurring jokes in this episode


  • ... is gay

    Michael: "Well, they've got one guy who won't be talking. That is unless there's a hand inside of him." Tobias: "Oh, please, Michael. Even then, I wouldn't say anything."