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Season 3, Episode 13

Development Arrested

Originally aired Friday, February 10, 2006 | Watched by 3.43 million viewers.

After returning home from Iraq, George Sr. is finally cleared of all charges, and Michael is relieved to be the head of a successful company for a change. The real brains behind the madness is revealed, and just as the family begins to celebrate their victory, a whole new set of problems emerge.

25 recurring jokes in this episode



  • ... is gay

    Tobias: "Although, perhaps I should call the 'hot cops' and tell them to come up with something more nautically themed ... 'HOT sailors' ... or 'hot sea-me--'." Michael: "I like 'hot sailors'." Tobias: "Me, too ..."

    Related Joke: Hot Cops