After his father fails to promote him within the family business, Michael accepts a job in Arizona -- until his dad is arrested for shady bookkeeping.
When Michael attempts to gain control of the family business, his imprisoned father won't let him, leading to the banana stand's destruction.
A reluctant Michael takes Buster under his wing while attempting to get closer to an increasingly distant George-Michael.
Michael falls in love with Gob's girlfriend. Meanwhile, Lindsay bonds with an environmentalist, and Buster gets a romantic note from Lucille's rival.
Michael trades in his bicycle for his father's car and ends up giving a ride to a terrified stranger who mistakes Michael for a killer.
After receiving a tip about Bluth's international accounts, Michael uses Gob to get information out of George Sr.'s secretary.
The family attorney arranges George Sr.'s release from prison for Christmas. Later, George-Michael has to wear an embarrassing codpiece in a pageant.
Michael loses short-term memory after he and Lucille have a car accident. George-Michael and Maeby want to see an R-rated movie about cousins in love.
Michael decides to expose Marta to Gob's womanizing by having her participate in a magic trick that involves one of Gob's many girlfriends.
When Buster asks George-Michael to buy him marijuana to treat Lucille Austero's vertigo, Michael stages a phony bust to teach George-Michael a lesson.
After having a tough time getting George-Michael admitted to a private school, Michael hires an attractive publicist to change the family's image.
Michael delivers a speech about love that makes Marta realize she has feelings for him. George-Michael realizes that Maeby might not be his cousin.
Michael tells Gob about his flirtation with Marta. Meanwhile, George-Michael tries to determine whether he and Maeby are related by blood.
Michael falls for George-Michael's new ethics teacher, and George Sr. receives a visit from one of his fans, not knowing she's an undercover agent.
Michael learns that most of his family is on the company payroll despite not working there. Gob and Buster are sent to work at the construction site.
Michael has a one-night stand with a blind woman, who turns out to be his father's prosecutor. Cindi tells George Sr. that she's in love with him.
While grappling with the dilemma of whether or not to open his father's case file, Michael discovers the truth about Maggie.
Michael disobeys his father and fires the incompetent Kitty, who could reveal secrets that would further damage the family's reputation.
Gob throws a bachelor party to scare a company accountant -- who's getting ready to testify against George Sr. -- into believing he killed a stripper.
As his entire family targets company funds that have recently become unfrozen, Michael purchases some ultimately worthless land from his Uncle Oscar.
Police attempt to pin Kitty's disappearance on Michael. Meanwhile, Michael brings Maeby along with him for "Take Your Daughter to Work Day."
Michael discovers the secret behind his father's financial woes, and George Sr. has a heart attack in prison and makes his escape from the hospital.
In the Season 2 opener, Michael fears he may be facing prison time when the scandal linking the company to a business deal in Iraq becomes public.
Michael's new business model backfires when he tries to build a home in two weeks; Lindsay's transient date turns out to be actor Thomas Jane.
Michael journeys to Mexico to hunt for his missing father; Buster tries to avoid the Army by fleeing the country... or so he thinks.
Michael and his family stage a wake for George Sr.; Gob plans to pull off an elaborate magic trick; George-Michael gets dumped by his girlfriend.
After linking the Bluth Co. to weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, the government makes Michael an offer he can't refuse.
After getting roasted at Bluth's company Christmas party, Gob fires the entire staff, forcing Michael to come up with a way to rehire the employees.
Michael tells his father he'll win a softball game pitting Bluth employees against a rival; Lucille tries to keep Buster from getting sent overseas.
The family loses control of the business after the company's stock is unfrozen; Michael purchases a red Corvette; Tobias buys a club for drag queens.
Michael attempts to woo Sitwell's daughter; Tobias hunts down a wolf to prove to Lindsay that he's a man; George-Michael attends a Christian bonfire.
As Valentine's Day approaches, Michael "pimps" Lindsay to save the family business from Lucille Austero, who's snapping up shares of Bluth stock.
After running into a pregnant Maggie Lizer, Michael wants to know if he's the baby's father; Buster learns that he's soon to be deployed to Iraq.
Michael continues his inquiry into the paternity of Maggie's baby; Gob seeks a seal after Buster swims in the ocean and gets his hand bitten off.
Lucille takes George-Michael to an embarrassing dance that promotes mother-son bonding; Tobias lands an acting gig in a biopic... playing George Sr.
Gob helps George-Michael's campaign for class president; Lucille catches Buster having sex with her maid; Tobias impersonates a singing British nanny.
Gob and Buster perform a new magic trick using a sword; Michael is forced to give up control of the company after being admitted to the hospital.
Michael hopes to foil George-Michael's plan to get pre-engaged by letting Ann's ultraconservative parents meet his family.
Kitty kidnaps George Sr. and threatens to bring down the Bluth Co. with a cooler of evidence; Lindsay confronts the producer of a spring break video.
Michael gets arrested after a traffic camera photographs him in a car with George Sr.; George-Michael and Ann protest a movie about cousins in love.
On a tip from Barry, Michael looks for his father in Reno; George-Michael and Maeby want to finish the kiss they started; Lindsay wants Tobias back.
Michael falls in love with a beautiful British woman while investigating his father's claim that a British construction firm set him up as a patsy.
Michael hides his family from Rita; George Sr. tries to escape house arrest by floating away on balloons; Tobias aims to boost Buster's confidence.
Michael participates in a father-son triathlon with nephew Steve Holt; George Sr. mistakenly lectures a group of young gay men about prison life.
Trevor tells Rita that Michael must be eliminated; the family tries to trick Japanese investors; George-Michael mistakes a jet pack as a gift.
Complications ensue when Michael decides that he wants to marry Rita, unaware that she's mentally challenged -- and incredibly rich.
After reading the warden's script, Michael thinks he's trying to seduce Lucille; Gob shoots a video for a benefit so Tobias can keep his hair plugs.
Michael and Gob join forces to teach their father a lesson; Lucille recuperates after undergoing plastic surgery; Lindsay sues for divorce.
At George Sr.'s behest, the family hosts a dinner to benefit its legal fund; George-Michael attends an exclusive school; Gob gets a job as a waiter.
When Michael represents his family at a mock trial, Buster pretends he's comatose to avoid testifying; Michael learns he may have a long-lost sister.
Michael tracks down the mysterious woman who may be his sister; George-Michael and Maeby learn that their mock marriage is real.
After Gob is imprisoned by American forces, Michael and Buster travel to Iraq to free him; George-Michael throws a surprise birthday party for Maeby.
Michael tries to keep family members from selling their shares of company stock; George-Michael tells his father about being attracted to Maeby.
When an ill-fated boat ride puts the Bluths in figurative hot water (but literal cold water), Michael decides to leave his family behind for good.
George Sr. and Lucille come up with a business scheme. Buster deals with some alone time in an unsettling way. Gob prepares to get married to ... her?
Lindsay searches for answers far away from home, where a familiar face is also on a journey of discovery.
George and Lucille hope a "trial separation" pays off, but it means Lucille has to spend her house arrest alone with Buster. Gob's big day arrives.
When Lucille's maritime trial begins, her family is nowhere to be found. Lindsay and Tobias make new friends at a clinic they inadvertently attend.
Michael unwittingly causes friction when he moves into George-Michael's dorm room. Buster looks for companionship while his mother is gone.
As she negotiates her senior year of high school for the third time, Maeby encounters George-Michael, who's having his own unusual school experience.
With nowhere else to go, Buster returns to a place he knows he's welcome. Lindsay and Marky leave the desert for more comfortable surroundings.
Tobias learns some harsh truths about Debrie. Gob seeks out a long-lost family member, while Buster settles in with a new family.
George-Michael attempts to follow his musical dreams. Gob tries to keep his new friends. Tobias passes up a job, then lands in a rocky situation.
Lindsay and Marky put their plan into action. Maeby receives a lifetime achievement award. George-Michael rebrands with a new name.
Desperate for a fresh start, Michael pursues an opportunity with Ron Howard. Oscar gets the lowdown on George's plan. Gob heads for the desert.
Michael starts assembling a "dream team" for the movie but still needs his family's signatures. George seeks medical attention for a troubling issue.
Lucille takes control in prison. A new start brings things full circle for Tobias. Michael bonds with an actress, but still doesn't know her name.
Michael and Gob connect over their strained relationships with their sons. Tobias looks for a place to live while working on his musical.
As George-Michael tries to keep up his ruse, Michael makes an attempt to reconnect with him. Maeby comes up with a creative way to bring in some cash.
Tobias and Argyle seek funding for their musical. George-Michael benefits when Michael and Lindsay's impromptu double date goes south.
Tobias stands in the way of Lucille's freedom. Michael discovers a revealing clue about Rebel's boyfriend. Gob has a heart-to-heart with Tony Wonder.
After a falling out with P-Hound, George-Michael gets new neighbors who really like hanging out with him. Maeby kicks Fakeblock into high gear.
After each has a bad experience with Love, Buster seeks out Lucille 2 and Lindsay realizes who she really is. Maeby learns the truth about Perfecto.
Walls are the center of attention as the Cinco de Cuatro celebration gets underway, and Tobias unknowingly becomes an active participant in two bombs.
George-Michael tries to make amends with his father, but things get weird. Gob gets shocking news when he runs into Ann at Cinco de Cuatro.
Surprises greet Michael at the penthouse and Sudden Valley. George-Michael confides in Maeby, who's trying to avoid Sudden Valley.
For varying reasons, most of the Bluths (even Steve Holt) feel compelled to run off to Mexico. Michael tries to convince Buster to go to the police.
The family unites behind Lindsay’s campaign, but Michael senses that something is amiss. Maeby has an idea that George-Michael likes a little too much.
Gob acquires a new office for the company with a "premium view." Michael gets a shock when he returns to a place that holds a lot of memories.
The Bluths receive/present their award, but it weighs on George Sr. and creates new problems. Michael and George-Michael have a deep conversation.
Michael attempts to bail out Buster. George-Michael finally meets the Howards, and Ron informs Michael that his plans for the movie have changed.
George-Michael thinks he's being lied to by Michael, who thinks he's being lied to by George Sr. Gob hires guys to help with his "closet conversion."
As the Second of July parade approaches, Sally steps up her campaign against Lindsay while the Bluths again struggle to keep their stories straight.
Buster fails to show for his own prison release party. Michael examines company financial records. George-Michael seeks Anonymous help to deceive Rebel.
Michael jumps at a chance to spend more time with George-Michael, who seeks a clueless president for Fakeblock. Tobias relocates his makeshift family.
As George Sr. attempts to win back Lucille, Michael assembles a mold of their scheme. Meanwhile, Buster gets caught up in Tobias and Gob's business.
George Sr., Lucille and Maeby give honesty a try. Good news becomes bad for George-Michael. Michael remembers there's always money ... somewhere.
Buster's brief appearance in a TV weather report puts the Bluths back in hot water, but Michael has a plan involving his son's definitely real company.
As the trial kicks off, the Guilty Guys throw the family for a loop. Lucille learns surprising news about Dusty. George-Michael plots a distraction.
George and Lucille overestimate their new lawyer's expertise in the courtroom. Two familiar faces testify, and a video sheds more light on the case.
As the Bluths come together to unveil a wall, they once again discover that they deserve nothing more than to be saddled with each other forever.