Previously, On Arrested Development

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

George Michael

Star Wars kid

A young George Michael used the family's only tape to record himself practicing lightsaber combat with a broom.

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

5 episodes feature this joke:

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

  • 13: It Gets Better

    The mother he nannied for while on a year abroad in Spain sees George Michael's video and says, "I f****d that guy!" She's noticeably pregnant.