A bit of an odd episode, almost Seinfeld-esque in premise, with the entire half hour being devoted to the gang at a restaurant. The use of the term "paying tribute" was probably the highlight of the show, but ignoring the bizarre premise, it did have some genuine laughs throughout.
Definitely not the best episode in what I think to be a very strong season. It's hard to maintain a high level when the entire episode takes place in the same spot. That being said, being 8 seasons deep I appreciate what they were attempting.
Dennis' toast to Mac was definitely the highlight of the episode. "I licked her asshole a little bit, it was pretty good, it was alright, it wasn't
Mac and Charlie staring at each other was better than it should have been. Only those two could have pulled it off.
My other favorite part was Dee's sinister little laugh at the end when the waiter was on the ground covered in her spaghetti.
Only 10 episodes this season though? I feel shorted.