Previously, On Arrested Development

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

By Jeremy Bowers, Adam Cole, Danny DeBelius, Christopher Groskopf and Alyson Hurt
May 18, 2013

Arrested Development is back! Because we're obsessed we care about your watching enjoyment, we wrote down all the recurring gags in every episode — including the new season 4 episodes — with special attention to jokes hidden in the background (like Cloudmir vodka) or being foreshadowed (like when Buster lost his hand).

Click the jokes for disconcerting detail.

New jokes! We've updated with dozens of season 4 gags.

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