Previously, On Arrested Development

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

The Bluths


If you drive a stair car, you're "gonna get hop-ons" — pedestrians who climb aboard.

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

5 episodes feature this joke:

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

  • 13: It Gets Better

    Paul and George Michael discuss who is the hop-on when it comes to their fake internet company.