Previously, On Arrested Development

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

The Bluths

... don't understand hammers

When a Bluth picks up a hammer, injury and/or property damage are imminent.

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

8 episodes feature this joke:

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3