Previously, On Arrested Development

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


late hit cop

When a convict, usually Oscar, is caught, one cop hits him when he's down. Yeah!

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

6 episodes feature this joke:

Season 4

  • 15: Blockheads

    The late hit cop actually decides against late-hitting Buster, for some reason.