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Basic Trope: A family that only shares blood and mutual enmity.
Straight: Bob's dad is married to his work, his mom is a shallow nag, and his sister is rebellious and surly.
Bob's dad has several mistresses and is physically abusive. His mom is either drunk or out with over-the-hill friends who pretend to be young again by picking up men half their age. His sister is 14 and pregnant.
Double Subverted: Bob thinks that his family is dysfunctional. He learns that they're just eccentric and that other people have it much more. Or do they? His family's behaviors are actually because of an awful truth - sexual abuse, infidelity, or something like that - that is responsible for the minor dysfunction that he has just written of as "quirky."
Zig Zagged: Bob is uncertain whether his family is normal, dysfunctional, or incredibly toxic. Their behaviors - including his own - waver between hilarious, utterly average, and completely unacceptable.
Averted: Bob's family is incredibly average and unremarkable in every way.
Enforced: "If we're going to write an episode with Bob's backstory, we've got to throw in some family dysfunction that makes him what he is today."
Lampshaded: "Yeah, my family is kind of insane."
Invoked: Bob repeatedly picks fights with everyone in his family.
Exploited: Bob shares stories of his family's dysfunction with his drinking friends.
Defied: Bob's preempts his friend's judgment about his family by pointing out that, as far as he knows, they are nothing more than a Quirky Household.
Discussed: "You know, you may have come to therapy because you think your family is dysfunctional, but your domestic problems are utterly normal, not to mention inconsequential in the greater scheme of things. Lighten up."
Conversed: "Quirky dysfunctional family? Domestic violence played for laughs? Must be a FOX animated comedy."
Bob's father's domestic absence is a commentary on the relentless consumerism of American culture and the now unobtainable nature of the American dream. His mother's banality is a front to disguise her utter boredom with domestic servitude and her drinking dulls the pain of dreams crushed by sexism - motherhood forced her out of her career. His sister's rebellion is the only honest thing in their entire household, and is a symbol of her rejection of her family's dogged pursuit of the "ideal" things that only make them incredibly unhappy.