Previously, On Arrested Development

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


Balboa Bay Window

A magazine from Lucille's apartment complex that often features Buster and Lucille.

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

7 episodes feature this joke:

Season 2

Season 4

  • 3: Indian Takers

    Buster appears with Lucille while wearing a gorilla suit.

  • 9: Smashed

    Argyle Austero mistakenly identifies Michael as appearing in the magazine in a gorilla suit — it was Buster.

  • 14: Off The Hook

    Balboa Bay Window reported that Buster's John-John Kennedy offended the Motherboy audience.