How it begins is even more hilarious. Unlike other punishments, this one is sprung onto him at the last second. They had Murr believe they were doing a normal challenge, teaching students what to do when they skydive. Once they surprise Murr with the revelation that this is his punishment, cue him taking off his jumpsuit and storming off to their van (with no key) before they drag him inside.
For the people who felt sorry for Murr at the end of "Human Pinata" and "Look Out Below", Joe getting his Laser-Guided Karma at the end of the episode "No Escape". At the end they left him alone on stage the same way they left Murr alone at the end of "Human Pinata".
In the episode "Nationals Disaster", Joe's pathetic attempts at gymnastics are so hilarious it causes both Sal and Murr to fall down from laughing so hard.
Joe dressed as a woman in the episode "Fe-Mail". Enough said. It might not have beaten his belly dancer outfit but since he had to give a seemingly serious presentation during it, that made it all the better.
In "Tooth or Consequences", a challenge was being set up so the four would have to take selfies with strangers. Murr unexpectedly causes his tooth to fall out, causing the others to laugh themselves silly. Murr took the loss for the challenge, only for Joe and the others to remind him that by doing that, he was the Big Loser for the episode. His punishment? Having to take selfies with strangers, showing off the gap in his teeth.
Sal: Every once in a while- Joe: The stars align and a tooth falls out on the wrong guy.
In the episode "Permanent Punishment", the first challenge has the jokers act as security guards at a pharmacy. During Murr's turn, the man he was playing on was mocking him the entire time. This comes to a head where they have him smell the customer and say "I figured out what stinks in here — it's your pussy!" which causes all three jokers in the back to double over laughing and Murr to cover his mouth immediately. "It just came out," he pleaded, as the man laughed hard as he did the entire challenge.
The eponymous permanent punishment involved Joe forcing the other three to get tattoos, which - according to him - he selected for each of them based on their personalities. Q got "38, lives alone, has 3 cats" with a picture of a cat, to which Q noted he's turning 39 soon. Murr got a skydiving ferret, in reference to the punishment where he was "screaming like a bitch" just like the ferret on the tattoo. And Sal got... Jaden Smith.
Sal: That's not real-is this a joke? WHAT THE FUCK DOES THAT HAVE TO DO WITH ME?! Joe: ...It's funny!
The episode featured a "clip a balloon onto a chosen unsuspecting stranger" challenge. After the game ends, the target chosen for the sudden death round decides to play it himself and manages to successfully clip a balloon without his target noticing. The Jokers are appropriately astounded by this and declare him the new winner, complete with him getting his arm raised in victory and the show awarding him the win via the "thumbs up" graphic.
In the intro for the Texas special, the jokers introduce the episode with over-the-top Southern accents while dressed in typical cowboy garb. At the end, Q says, "This offensive stereotype is missing only one thing!", at which point a stagehand changes his flat cap for a cowboy hat from offscreen (so that only his hands are visible) and the jokers cheer.
Though the punishment itself is very much YMMV, Q's Trash Talk at the wrestling match is hilariously threatening.
"I'm going to copy and paste my opponent into a word document AND THEN DELETE IT!"
One challenge involved a focus group, in which one joker moderated and the other was to read the answers the moderator wrote for them. Q was the moderator and had Sal seemingly about to quit on the last question, at which point he pointed finger guns at Sal with a big grin on his face. Sal aimed back as he tried to answer, and the two completely stopped pretending that they weren't competing with each other, much to the other focus group participants' amusement.
From that same episode, Q is given the task of putting a piece of Hubba Bubba gum in his mouth every time he's told to. The funniest part is what happens on the sidelines moments earlier:
Murr: (to the camera) I want to show you how big each piece of gum is. (holds up a piece of gum) This is a massive, this is not like- (Joe then knocks the gum out of Murr's hand, and he and Sal just stare at the pavement.) Murr: How much would you give me if I eat that? (Joe picks up the gum and shoves it in Murr's mouth. Murr then starts screaming as Joe laughs hysterically. Sal, on the other hand...) Sal: (takes his headphones out and starts walking away) I'm done. I'm done.
From the same challenge, Joe being made to "present his crotch in a grand fashion" to random strangers. He just gets so into it.
In "The Blunder Years", one of the challenges involved an actor playing a disgruntled customer walking into the store and splashing them with a cup full of water for something they did to that customer earlier, which they have to ask someone if they deserved that. When it got to Q's turn, the actor accidentally splashed the wrong guy.According to Murr, all he was told was Q had a beard and a hat. There just happened to be someone else in the store that fit the description. Since the production staff was forced to come out to the store and inform him of his error, the challenge was declared a foul and Q was given the win for free.
Joe. Dressed up as a baby. Being forced to fight a sumo wrestler. Memorable in that this was the first punishment Joe had where he was truly afraid and actually tried to RUN AWAY. Can't call him the Fearless Fool anymore!
Even better, the guest who is asked this answers "three to five inches", dead serious.
"When people say it's as hot as balls, how hot is the ball in question?" And the guy actually answered! Eighty degree balls.
In "Car Sick", Q is asking survey questions to a room of unknown people and Sal. Sal's answers were written by Q. It must be seen to believe.
Q: Sal, have you ever served jury duty? Sal: Yes. I sent a man to die in jury duty, actually. It was a hoot. Guy to left of Sal: What did he do? Sal: (shaking his head) Unclear. Murr: (laughing backstage) You sent a man to die on an unclear circumstantial crime?!
Q: Sal, how do you give back to the community? Sal: I go to kids' schools and rap about my time in jail so they don't make the same mistakes that I did. Q: Give a rap. (Guy to left of Sal begins beatboxing) Sal: Now, don't make the same mistakes I made / Don't get kicked out of grade eleven / and go up to Heaven / Yo, cause you were a fool / When you were in school.
In "Enter the Dragons", the punishment for Joe and Sal is that they must be the opening act for Imagine Dragons. While the songs they sing are hilarious in their own right, their speech (written by Murr and Q) might be the best thing in the entire show:
Sal: We're very happy to be here, opening for the Imagination Dragons. (Crowd begins booing) Sal: Before we start, guys, I just wrote a very very special dedication, and I hope you guys appreciate it. (pulls out dedication note) To the people of Pittsburgh. Murr: We're in Long Island! Sal: They were the best audience we've ever played for. We can already tell you guys aren't going to be nearly as good. Joe: You're no Pittsburgh.
In one challenge from "The Dream Crusher" where the jokers try to present their life stories to be made into biopics, Joe was stated to weigh 19 pounds, 16 ounces note which is just twenty pounds even at birth and his gestation lasted 22 months.
Also from that challenge, the intro to Murr's leaked "sex tape".
At the end of the episode "You're Cut Off", Sal, after having to be forced to cut people off during a beer tasting as a punishment, is told that the punishment is now over and he can have a cold one himself. Instead he announces, "I'm cutting myself off"...and proceeds to duck under the table and not come out!
In "Stare Master," Joe must go around and stare at people working out. He does it without any problem and never breaks his concentration or laughs while he's staring. Even when he eats a sub sandwich, he still kept going.
In "Stripped of Dignity," Q must ask a woman if she ever got freaky with a turkey baster. She said that she hadn't but she was now considering it. Q then proceeds to give this woman his number and it only gets funnier when another woman tries to intervene.
Woman: I'm not here to try anything... Q: Stop cockblocking me, lady.
In "The Love Expert," Q and Joe have a debate on which has contributed more to society: reverse osmosis or cold fusion? Not having any idea what cold fusion is, Q says that it's responsible for creating video game systems. Joe retorts that reverse osmosis helped create video game controllers and the debate gets even more ridiculous until a side is chosen with Joe shouting about how people would die without reverse osmosis and Q insisting that cold fusion helps power air conditioners. Q wins the debate.
Q and Joe's revenge strategies in a balloon clipping round. It starts early on when Q pops Joe's balloon to get him caught and winning the first round. The second round has Q trying to hook his balloon onto a woman only to be interrupted by Joe throwing a loaf of bread at him to make Q stumble and give Joe the win. It finally ends in the final round where they both clip their balloons on a woman's ponytail holder and Q clips his successfully while Joe gets caught and she discovers both his balloon and Q's, giving Q the final victory and an equally funny victory dance. He also beats Murr in the sudden death round to take it all.
Q: [inhales from one of the balloons] And that's how I win! That's how I win!
Q getting into a fight with a paper bag puppet in "Elevating the Game".
The "Water Torture" punishment. All of it. How long until Sal loses his patience with kids?
In a recent challenge, the Jokers had to be receptionists in a waiting room calling out fake names while trying not to laugh at how ridiculous they were. Sal was trying to hold in his laughter so he'd win but by the end of it, he was trying so hard not to burst out laughing tears actually started pouring from his eyes! Needless to say he couldn't hold it in and he lost.
Simmy Kantstandyourbitz and Simmy Kantstandyourbitz Jr.
First, Joe notices Q wearing a hat with his Twitter handle on it, so he blurs it until he adds Joe's handle to the bottom. Sal then tries to put his own Twitter handle on the screen, only for Joe to bump it off with his own. Murr tries to put up his OkCupid profile, only for Joe to put up bars. Joe then puts a blur on Murr's head, topping it off with bleeping out everything he tries to say. Q and Sal understandably lose it.
One of Sal's punishments has him restrained, Hannibal Lecter-style, and forced to watch his sister marry Murr. (They really got married, with footage of them registering to prove it.) When the priest asks if anyone objects to the wedding, Joe duct-tapes Sal's mouth shut.
In the "Swim Shady" episode, the guys must get advice on a ridiculous issue from strangers in the park. For Q's turn, he tells a man that he is obsessed with the underground mole people living under New York, but is forbidden by his parole officer from lying on the sewer grates to speak with them. When asked whether he should do so anyway, the bystander advises against it, creating this exchange:
Bystander: "I know someone who got in big trouble for doing that..."
Q: (shocked) "For...for talking to the mole people?"
Cut to backstage, where all three of the other jokers are in a complete state of Stunned Silence, with Sal wordlessly walking away while Murr and Joe let loose a tandem Big "WHAT?!"
From the same episode, Joe is posing as a receptionist. After falling off of a rubber medicine ball he was using as a chair, he is challenged by Q to fall off the chair, knock over a nearby trash can, make a sandwich fall out, and begin eating it. Joe does it, leaving the rest of the group nearly in tears from laughing.
One of Sal's punishments had him pretending to be convict who served twenty years in prison, under the impression that he would be lecturing a group of teenagers. As always, he wasn't going to be lecturing teenagers, but rather senior citizens. It only got funnier when Sal was forced to yell " Who wants a good old-fashioned fucking?!"
Joe's punishment in "Hitting the Wrong Note" where the other jokers arrange a fake funeral for a musical prodigy. Joe plays the various instruments on the poorly, while the "mother" yells at him to stop.