Bob begins an unlikely friendship with a bank robber when he gets stuck in a hostage situation on the bank at his street.
- Affably Evil: Mickey.
- Ambiguous Situation: Whether or not did Bob stole the money, or Mickey put money on him.
- Blatant Lies:
- The bank employee that attends Bob states he will take a call now, even though he only grabs a piece of paper.
- Gene lies about his account in an attempt to get some money to himself.
- Jerkass: One of the hostages, who constantly hit on a girl who is clearly uninterested and almost drives over Bob.
- The Mole: Officer Bosco tells Bob to be his man in the inside when Bob gets stuck as a hostage.
- Never Live It Down: Linda keeps making hostage jokes 2 weeks past the whole situation.
- Odd Friendship: Between Bob and his family with Mickey, the lovable bank robber.
- Only Sane Man: Bob is this both to the entire situation. Both Officer Bosco and Mickey seem to be insane and incompetent at what they are attempting to do.
- Police are Useless: Officer Bosco is very crazed on his job and is unable to make Mickey release a single hostage, he is also more prone to annoy Mickey than to try to keep him calm, even teasing him to shoot a hostage. Gene and Louise actually get better results than then trying to reason with Mickey.Bosco: "Go ahead, do it, big man, shoot a hostage!"
- Skewed Priorities:
- When the police set up base in the restaurant and set up snipers on the roof, Linda is worried they're going to see their filthy gutters.
- While her father is in a hostage situation, Louise main worry is get her report on Mickey finished. Only by the end to never even turn in said report.
- Split Screen Phonecall: Originally between Bob and Louise. Then Linda, Gene, Officer Bosco and Tina all enter the conversation.Bosco:"How many extensions do you people have!?"Tina: "Four."