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The Bluth Family's Banners

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The Bluths have a thing for displaying silly banners at their events, but their cheapness forces them to reuse them. "You're Killing Me, Buster" (Army signup party) becomes "Welcome Home, Buster" (hospital release party), then becomes "You're Kidding Me, Buster" (Army award party). The nonsensical "Happy Trails Pard'ner" banner is used multiple times (including at George's funeral), as is the "Mission Accomplished" banner at various company events. The grammatically incorrect banners are a particular highlight, from "Family Love Michael" (when they drugged Rita) to "Michael Love Marry" (for his wedding). As GOB notes, "Take a look at banner, Michael!"

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