Previously, On Arrested Development

NPR's guide to the running gags from the show.


"I'm a MONSTER!"

Buster reacts to his missing hand.

  • Occurrence of a joke
  • Joke in the background
  • Foreshadowing
  • Combined joke

5 episodes feature this joke:

Season 2

Season 4

  • 9: Smashed

    Tobias to Buster: "You're a monster, so you don't have to be perfect."

  • 14: Off The Hook

    Literal doctor: "They could turn you into a killing monster." Buster: "Monster."

    Buster: "I'm a monst ... Do you have any ice cream?"

    Buster: "It's not Army's fault. I'm a monster."

    Herbert Love: "Nice stop, blind side monster." Buster: "Blind side Buster."