throw the house out through the window
 v. phr.— «SCT has thrown the house out through the window (as they say in Mexico) to procure amazing visual effects. The effort is entirely successful. Designers Carey Wong (set), Douglas N. Pasch (puppets), Cathy Hunt (costumes) and Steffan Soule (magic) cooperatively make sorcery happen.» —“On Stage: Spectacle and song make a stirring ‘White Christmas’” by Joe Adcock Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) Dec. 5, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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