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The Bluths

... don't know how to tip.

The Bluths seem to have some trouble deciding when and when not to tip.

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4 episodes feature this joke:

Season 4

  • 1: Flight of the Phoenix

    George, Lucille and Michael fail to tip the movers at Lucille's condo.

    Michael tries to tip a construction worker at Sudden Valley.

  • 4: The B. Team

    Michael doesn't tip his valet when picking up the camera car.

    Michael doesn't tip his movers at Imagine Television.

  • 5: A New Start

    Tobias tips his movers with a few pieces of change.

  • 12: Senoritis

    Maeby gives the movers stock options in a company which does not currently have stock.