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  G.O.B.: But still, where did the lighter fluid come from?
From "Burning Love"

One of G.O.B.'s illusions that he always has at his disposal is the ability to make a fireball via a device he wears on his wrist. However, the illusion fails nearly every time and occasionally squirts people with lighter fluid.


2x09 Burning Love (27)

G.O.B. shoots Sally Sitwell with lighter fluid, in "Burning Love"

He is first incapable of making a fireball while he and Michael speak about Michael's general disappointment in G.O.B.. It doesn't help G.O.B.'s situation. ("Top Banana")

G.O.B. first shoots someone with lighter fluid when flirting with Sally Sitwell. He tries to impress her with a fireball but instead he squirts her with lighter fluid, asking "Still, where did the lighter fluid come from?" as a weak cover. He later successfully shoots a fireball in the model home's kitchen. ("Burning Love")

While inquiring about dong tea at Ancient Chinese Secret G.O.B. notices The Sword of Destiny and explains to the cashier that he is a magician, while squiring him with lighter fluid. ("Sword of Destiny")

Lindsay punches G.O.B. a couple of times when he insults her and calls her "a surfboard". When she hits him, lighter fluid shoots into his face. ("Spring Breakout")

3x06 The Ocean Walker (16)

G.O.B. squirts Rita with lighter fluid in "The Ocean Walker"

Although being directly asked by Michael not to perform a magic act at his wedding, G.O.B. plans one with Rita, accidentally shooting her with lighter fluid. She is amazed by the trick, probably because she is an MRF. Flashbacks also reveal that G.O.B. set Tracy Bluth on fire at her wedding, presumably with his lighter fluid trick. ("The Ocean Walker")

While competing against the Banana Stand, G.O.B. shoots off a fireball to promote the Banana Shack. ("Making a Stand")

G.O.B. helps Mark Cherry escape from club and Jeremy Piven by shooting lighter fluid in the paparazzi's eyes. ("Colony Collapse")