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Umm... what are you doing here? ... with your suitcases?

— Amy Duncan

Amy is really annoyed at Bob's mother when she comes for a visit.

Episode Summary

Bob's mother Linda comes to visit causing grief for Amy. Amy asks Teddy to help keep Linda away from her so Teddy ends up doing extreme couponing, getting a Linda makeover and inviting Linda to her 10 month anniversary dinner with Spencer.

Mrs Dabney brings over a box of old toys which includes an old note about possible buried treasure in her backyard. The note turns out to be written by Mrs. Dabney who has tricked the boys into digging a hole in her backyard to fit a new hot tub. The boys however get back at her by dying the water.


The image gallery for Welcome Home.

Running Gags

Good Luck, Charlie

Mrs Dabney: You'd better wish your brothers some good luck, Charlie.

Charlie's Lines

Amy: Aww, Toby, I think you're my cutest baby yet.

Charlie: Hey!
Amy: Oh. I mean my cutest boy baby.

PJ: Hey!
Charlie: I like presents.

Toby's Lines

Toby: Goo goo

Memorable Quotes

Bob: Mom, you're the best! Linda: Oh thank you, honey. You look wonderful. And Amy, you're still wearing that same outfit. I never get tired of seeing it.
Charlie: I like presents.

Linda: I remembered that. Wanna look inside the bag?
Gabe: I like cash.

Linda: I'm on a fixed income.
Teddy: Uh-oh! Looks like cutest boy baby just had a spit up.

Amy: Where's my "up" man?
PJ: What's an "up" man?
Amy: You know. He takes care of the ups: spit up, clean up, throw up.
Gabe: I'm here. (hands Amy a cloth) Why do I have to the "up" man?
Amy: Uh, (to Bob) why are we punishing him again?
Bob: C-'Cause he's Gabe! We know he did something!
Gabe: Yeah, probably!

All: Yeah!
Teddy: Oh no, she's going home! Platypii!

Spencer: What?!

Teddy: Platypii, PLATYPII!
Linda: Aren't you loving the new setup?

Amy: Uh huh
Linda: Takes all the negative energy and pushes it right through the door.
Amy: Not all of it.
Linda: We'll be Feng Shui-ing the kitchen tomorrow
Amy: No no. Nothing's wrong with the kitchen.

Linda: You're right. Can't blame the kitchen for what goes on in there.
PJ: You know, this would go a lot faster if you'd help me dig.

Gabe: PJ, in every partnership there's labor and there's management.
PJ: Why am I labour?!

Gabe: Because I'm management.
Gabe: Don't rush me, I'm not 12 anymore!
Theresa: (handing out menus) And for you ladies: the Senior menu.

Teddy: Could I have a regular menu? I'm only 17.

Theresa: What a great attitude!

Background Information

  • This is the first episode of Season 3 containing only 2 plots.
  • In Dress Mess Grandma Duncan's name is mentioned as Gladys. However, she could be Bob's step-mother.
  • This is the first time Mrs. Dabney says Good Luck Charlie.
  • Viewership: 4.049 million

Production Information

Season 3 title card

  • This episode marks a change in the opening credits. The final scene of the opening credits that shows the Duncan family has been replaced. This scene now has the family with Amy holding Toby. Each member of the family is looking away before they all turn to the camera revealing blue binkies in their mouths.
  • Phill Lewis provides the voiceover during the end credits. He is the director of this episode.
  • This episode was filmed on January 9, 2012.


  • The Duncan/Dabney pranks continue when Mrs. Dabney tricks Gabe and PJ into digging a hole in her backyard, saving her money so she can put a hot tub there. In revenge, one or both boys put food coloring into her hot tub turning her skin green from the chin down.


  • The "apple" code name is similar to Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, when Ellie says uses the code name "peaches" for the baby.
  • The "platypii" code name Teddy suggests may be a reference to Phineas and Ferb.
  • In the end credits the Chief says "Great googly moogly" which is Major Monogram's catchphrase in Phineas and Ferb.


Guest Stars/Recurring Cast


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