Previously, On Arrested Development

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


"Marry me!"

Maeby avoids tough questions — usually about her age and position as a movie executive — with this quick comeback.

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

9 episodes feature this joke:

Season 2

Season 4

  • 7: Colony Collapse

    G.O.B. says "marry me" to Ann. "Like many Evangelicals, Ann took it literally."