Good Luck Charlie is a family comedy that tries to relate viewers of all ages. Sometimes this involves employing humor not entirely consistent with Disney Channel's censorship standards.
- From the episode Baby Come Back.Teddy: (to her parents) You guys have fun, stay out as late as you want... But not too much fun. We have enough kids already.(Bob laughs)Teddy: I'm serious.(later)Teddy: (panicked) PJ?PJ: What?Teddy: You brought home the wrong baby!PJ: What? I did not!Teddy: Look, wrong parts!(baby emits projectile urine)Gabe: There's nothing wrong with those parts!
- The episode Take Mel Out to the Ball Game actually had the uncle mooning the baseball players (it appeared on the jumbo screen!). Of course, Teddy and Ivy cover his butt with foam fingers. And later this dialog:Teddy: Then the police officer told us to please leave, then Uncle Mel told him to kiss something that was on the jumbo screen.
Uncle Mel: You're Bob's kid? He made you?Teddy: Well, my mom is pretty hot.
- Earlier in Take Mel Out to the Ball Game:
- In the episode Kit and Kaboodle, we get this conversation:Gabe: (when talking about how he's nervous around Kit) Did dad ever get nervous around you?Amy: Oh, no, when your dad and I started dating, we didn't do a lot of talking. We mostly just...Gabe: Just what?Amy: ...Played checkers. Lots and lots of checkers.
- In the episode Duncan's Got Talent we get this, from 10-year-old kids:Jo: Let's not put labels on our relationship. We both know it's complicated.
Gabe: No kidding. I had this dream last week where you had... yeah... it's complicated.
- From the episode Love Is In The Air: Part 1:Teddy: Yeah, this family is big enough. You got that dad?
Bob: Why are you pointing the finger at me? Making babies is a team effort.
Amy: ...He said we were perfect for each other, so we "did it".
- Also, Bob and Amy make several references to "doing it" and the other would say "getting married" right after, as if to clear any misconceptions.
Bob: ...got married!
Gabe: Why do you keep saying that?
Amy: Haven't you had "The Talk" with him yet?
Bob: I haven't had the talk with PJ yet!
PJ: I'm good. *walks out disgusted*
Amy: What do you know about him?
- Teddy tells her mother she met the love of her life.
Teddy: His name is Brandon, he's super cute, and that's all I know.
Amy: Aww, he does sound perfect.
PJ: (while naked) If a big scary guy with a beard comes looking for me, I was never here.
- Amy and Bob find out that they aren't actually married. Bob implies that they are married in some views, most likely implying that they consummated their marriage, which in several religions means that one is married.
- PJ is in a cabin with two naive teenage girls, who both jump at the chance to get him a nice HOT bath, and he says they both can.. Plus their pa is on vacation, until he comes home.. when PJ then rips off his robe, showing him to be naked, and runs back to the hotel, where this conversation took place.
- Examples from "Snow Show, Part 2":
- PJ and Gabe figure skate with each other. PJ keeps referring to the guy and the girl from the video they are copying. Every time PJ says "the guy and the girl" Gabe says, "Say the big one and the little One." Their figure skating is very much so a routine for a male and a female.
- Teddy has a vision of herself with the three guys she came face-to-face with. In the vision she is married to all three of them because she couldn't decide who she loved more. The vision somewhat promotes polygamy.
- In "Driving Mrs. Dabney", Mrs. Dabney angrily honks the horn while giving Teddy a driving lesson. The driver's (unseen) response leads Teddy to joke that he must think she's number one. Mrs. Dabney begins to explain what he's really saying before being cut off with a stern "I know."
- In "Charlie is 2!", Amy starts petting the miniature horse that Bob got and ask why his tail was rising.
- In "Battle Of The Bands", Bob wants Amy to cuddle with him. Amy tells him that she's tired.
- The song from that episode? The lyrics are all about liking somebody based on looks and being desperate. Plus, Teddy acts very seductively during the performance.
- In "Dance Off", Teddy explains to Emmett that she feels it would be inappropriate for her to go to the dance with him because she thinks of him as a brother. She then asks if Emmett had heard anything she had just told him. He responds, "Something about wanting to go to the dance with a brother."
- In "It's a Charlie Duncan Thanksgiving", Mrs. Dabney refers to Grandpa Duncan having "unclogged my disposal" in a tone that is pure innuendo.
- In the episode where Teddy becomes the school mascot, Amy is kidnapped by a group of jocks from a rival school. She asks them to stop for a bathroom break, and when they demur, she says that she's "had four kids". They stop at once...
- In "Termite Queen". Bob tells a man in an orange costume that he was angry at to "go squeeze himself". You don't have to think about it long to understand what he's really saying.
- Same in "Scary Had A Little Lamb" when Teddy told Karl to reach into his own cauldron.
- Teddy kinda looked like she was enjoying being the Termite Queen a bit too much.
- In "Scary Had A Little Lamb", Teddy says that she went with the Mary costume instead of Little Bo Peep because the latter had "not enough Bo" and "a little too much peep."
- In the same episode, Mrs Dabney instructs Gabe to give Kaboodle his pill, which needed to go in his "other end".
- The end credits also involves a ghost who wanted to "make-time" with Amy.
- The end credit scene in "Charlie Shakes It Up" has Gabe asking Teddy if she brought him anything from Chicago. Teddy says that she has, and when she opens her largest suitcase - out pops Rocky and CeCe from Shake It Up!, with Gabe staring as he goes "You got me girls?" The looks the girls wear as they check out Gabe, and the way CeCe bounces around in the suitcase, makes this fly loop-the-loops through crap-past-the-radar territory.
- Flynn was a bit subjected to the same thing towards Teddy minus the bouncing.
- From the episode "Sun Show part 2" really risky ones:Bob: Teddy, I need you to pretend to be Mom!
Teddy: Dad, not a good time to be super weird.
Bob: (to Teddy) You're the worst wife I ever had!
- Throughout the series the innocent word "clump nugget" has been used as a curse word which sounds a lot like "cunt nugget".
- In a Super Adventureland episode:Emmett: If I told you I would kiss you, it'd affect your decision!
Teddy: Well yeah, it would affect my decision!
Teddy: I wonder if that's why the previous person quit.
- From the same episode.
Emmett: Ooooh yeah!
- Meaning that Emmett tried something sexual on the previous princess.
- During "Special Delivery", Bob refers to the new car as "she". PJ then asks how he can tell it's a girl, and drops down on all fours, looking underneath the car.
- In "Team Mom", when the girl Gabe likes asks him to go to ice cream, her dad pops in and says "Let's make it a foursome!
- The teaser for Duncan Vs. Duncan has one that goes into Cringe Comedy territory, when Teddy tries to prove that she can be bad:Teddy: Let's throw a party when Mom and Dad are out of the house!P.J.: When do you ever do bad things?Teddy:I can be bad. (tries to swagger) I can be very... bad.P.J.: Can not!Teddy: Oh, yeah?P.J.: Uh-huh.Teddy: Watch this! (picks up milk carton) I'm gonna drink milk right out of this carton - because I'm bad! (drinks from carton, slams carton down on table - and sits back with a look of disbelief on her face)Teddy: (muffled tone of distaste) Huh-uh.Teddy: (disgusted look on her face; sounds even more disgusted) Mm-hmn! (leaps from her chair and rushes to the sink)
- Even more questionable when you remember what milk looks like.
- When you consider that this is not only a Disney show, but arguably their flagship program, the way Amy gets away with some really blatant Nipple and Dimed moments (considering that her Form-Fitting Wardrobe already makes her even more of a Ms. Fanservice than her teenage daughter) for episodes like Charlie Shakes It Up and Baby Steps.
- The word crotch being used in Teddy's Choice.Gabe: You're always spinning me around, tucking things in, saying things like, is that too tight in the crotch?Amy: Sometimes I say "crotch" just to see that look on your face.
- "Goodbye Charlie" gets away with a few things. First off, when Amy is sitting in Rhonda's chair she says that she's very comfortable to which Phil replies:
- "Yeah, they measured our butts and everything!"
- In the plot in which Mrs. Dabney and Gabe are trying to get the new kid out of the neighborhood, there is a scene that can be treated as two girls fighting over a guy. Not really bad, but when you consider that Mrs. Dabney is in her 60s it gets weird. Gabe says "That old lady is mine!" which also Crosses the Line Twice.
- In the episode "Ditch Day", PJ asks Amy to make him a dress for a home economics assignment. Amy is confused and somewhat concerned at this to begin with, until PJ reveals what the dress was made for. The dialogue went as follows:PJ: Mom, will you make me a dress?Amy: PJ, do we need to talk?PJ: About what?Amy: About why you want me to make you a dress?PJ: I don't want you to; I need you to.Amy: Honey can't you just borrow one of mine; this could just be a phase.PJ: The dress isn't for ME. It's for Charlie. I got an assignment in my home ec. class to make an outfit for someone in my family.Amy: Okay next time, lead with that.
- The season three episode "Baby's First Vacation" gets away with quite a few:
Teddy: Victor, I wanted to invite you to a party tonight.Victor: (bashful) So, you finally got rid of that dumb jock Spencer?
- In the episode's subplot, Teddy plans on hosting a party at the house while her family is on vacation. In order to avoid her parents finding out about the party through a video camera footage, she invites over Victor, the president of the school's A.V. club, who clearly hasn't been to a party before.
Bob: Ooooooh... why do little knees always find that spot?
- At one stage, Amy is seen reading a romance novel named "Breathless Eternity". When Bob asks her about what it was about, she says that it's about "some hunky guy who lost his shirt".
- Bob is shown reading the same novel later in the episode, and seems to be a little bit too into the book to listen to Amy.
- Finally, PJ places Charlie onto Bob's lap when him, Gabe and Charlie decide to stay in their parents' bed for the night.
- This gem gets let out by Teddy in The Movie soon after she finds out that her mom was pregnant:Teddy: How did this happen?Amy: I think you know how this happened. I mean, you saw that video in health class. I signed the permission slip.