Previously, On Arrested Development

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


... is a never-nude

Tobias fears being nude more than you'll NEVER know, so he must wear cut-off jeans at all times.

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

14 episodes feature this joke:

Season 3

Season 4

  • 5: A New Start

    Tobias utters "never-nude" when wind whips up and nearly exposes his shorts to the airport crowds in India.

    "Some people battle addiction; other people are incapable of being nude."