Previously, On Arrested Development

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... gets panic attacks

Buster is unable to handle the stress of everyday life.

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

9 episodes feature this joke:

Season 4

  • 1: Flight of the Phoenix

    Buster panics when Lucille and George Sr. tell Michael of their upcoming divorce.

  • 14: Off The Hook

    Buster is scared of the Queen Mary in a flashback.

    Lucille: "No one will be there to hear your screams." Buster: "Aaaaaaaaah!"

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