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Members of the Bluth family like to wink dramatically to emphasize points they're making. Michael Bluth (moreover Jason Bateman) is an accomplished winker and winks many times as a comedic technique.

  Narrator: She mistook the “drowsy eye” alcohol warning for a “winking-eye” alcohol suggestion.
From "Spring Breakout"


1x01 Pilot (23)

Lucille winks at Michael. ("Pilot")

1x21 Not Without My Daughter (08)

Tobias winks at Maeby. ("Not Without My Daughter")

2x01 The One Where Michael Leaves (059)

Lucille winks at Michael. ("The One Where Michael Leaves")

2x06 Afternoon Delight (15)

Michael winks over-the-top at his son. ("Afternoon Delight")

2x08 Queen for a Day (47)

Barry winks at Michael under his eyepatch. ("Queen for a Day")

2x16 Meat the Veals (56)

Tobias, as Mrs. Featherbottom winks at Michael. ("Meat the Veals")

2x17 Spring Breakout (08)

Lucille mistakes the drowsy-eye alcohol warning for a "winking eye" alcohol suggestion. ("Spring Breakout")

2x17 Spring Breakout (57)

George also winks at his medication. ("Spring Breakout")

3x02 For British Eyes Only (09)

Lucille winks at Michael. ("For British Eyes Only")

3x03 Forget-Me-Now (08)

George tries to get his surrogate to wink, instead he just says "wink." ("Forget-Me-Now")

3x06 The Ocean Walker (14)

Lindsay winks at Michael. ("The Ocean Walker")

3x06 The Ocean Walker (35)

Rita winks at Michael. "Rita corney." ("The Ocean Walker")

3x08 Making a Stand (60)

Bob Loblaw winks at Treat. ("Making a Stand")

3x09 S.O.B

Michael winks at George. ("S.O.B.s")

3x10 Fakin' It (13)

Jan Eagleman winks at Michael. ("Fakin' It")

3x13 Development Arrested (23)

Michael winks at George. ("Development Arrested")

4x10 Queen B

Lucille winks at Buster. ("Queen B.")

4x10 Queen B

Lucille winks at Tobias. ("Queen B.")

5x01 - Michael Bluth 01

Michael winks at Toddler. ("Family Leave")

5x14 - Maeby Fünke 01

Maeby winks at the camera. ("Saving for Arraignment Day")

5x06 - Michael Bluth 01

Michael winks at George Michael. ("Courting Disasters")

5x15 - Tobias Fünke 01

Tobias winks at George Michael. ("Courting Disasters")

5x15 - Michael Bluth 02

Michael winks at Buster ("Courting Disasters")