Previously, On Arrested Development

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

The Bluths

The Chicken Dance

The Bluths each have a signature chicken imitation to use while taunting, though it seems none of them have ever actually seen a chicken.

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

9 episodes feature this joke:

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

  • 13: It Gets Better

    George Michael doesn't like the name "block block" for their software because he thinks it sounds like a chicken.