Brian's middle name is 'Hops'. Lauren's middle name is 'Barley'. Hops and barley are ingredients in beer, a beverage common in the Miller family.
Linda: Hey, we're back.
Judy: Hey, how was the museum?
Tina: I saw a lot of really old fossils.
Bill: Wow, and they let you bring one home.
Kathy: At Christmastime I do enjoy my warm wassail.
Bill: I don't know what that has to do with drinking, but okay.
Brian: I have a joke for you. Mom and Dad, stop drinking, for a month—The end.
Brian: Look dad, I know you didn't want to have a dry Super Bowl party, but I think it's really cool you're seeing this through.
Linda: Maybe next month you can give up stupid.
Judy: Your buddies have beer in the basement and I didn't want to drink any, but they said I wasn't cool so I had to!
Judy: My chili sucks this year since I can't use my secret ingredient.
Fitz: You put beer in the chili?
Judy: No, people drink the beer and then they don't realize my chili sucks.
Lauren: My friends and I heard Brian and his friends having so much fun downstairs that we decided to join them. What's so weird about that?
Judy: That girls were having fun with Brian and his friends. (to Brian) No offense!
Brian: Lots taken.
Ted: (to Bill and Judy) Look, it's time we all take responsibility for this. We need to set a better example.
Ted: We need to be better role models.
Judy: I couldn't agree more.
Ted: We need to stop drinking.
Bill: You need to go now.
When Fitz brings his international beers to the Miller house and asks Bill if he's ready to "go around the world in 80 burps," he is playing off Jules Verne's 1872 novel Around the World in 80 Days.