Arrested Development

Arrested Development

Genre: Comedy | Released: 2003-

Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

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Arrested Development Quotes

  • Maeby: Is there any way I can divorce them?
    Barry: Oh, sure. It’s called emancipation. But you’ve got to prove that you’re living in an unstable environment.
    Maeby: Both my parents are trying to have affairs. Of course, they haven’t succeeded yet.
  • Lucille: What are you doing home?
    Buster: Army had half a day.
  • Michael: I think George Michael's hiding Ann in the attic.
    Lindsay: From who? The Nazis?
  • GOB: Are those police boats? [house band does a rimshot, as if GOB was joking]..No seriously I think those are police boats.
    George Sr.: That's the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    Buster: They have boats?
  • Buster: We're excavating a pterodactyl. [plainly shows a human skull; Buster accidentally hits and breaks it with a hammer]
    Buster: That was 90% gravity.
  • Buster: I have an idea. It is time I used something I trained for in Army, but I never got a chance to do. [he prepares to zipline to a balcony where George Michael and Lucille are]
    Michael: Buster, you can't zip-line over there.
    Buster: Either I zip down, or he zips up, and that is a mighty long zipper on Mother's Cher jumpsuit. You have to get on your knees to start it.
    Michael: This is much less scary. Godspeed, Buster.
  • Gob: I lost Earl Milford.
    Michael: What?
    Gob: I didn't know it was him. Although he was exceptionally quiet in there. You can always tell a Milford man.
  • Michael: What's all this?
    George Sr.: Computer stuff from the office.
    Michael: No, no, no, no, pop. You're not doing another one of those Black Fridays, are you? The mass firings?
    Narrator: Before firing his employees, George Sr. would be sure to clear the office of its valuables.
    Ted: So when do we get to see our fancy new offices?
    George Sr.: [closing the truck door] When you get your fancy new jobs. You're all fired.
    Narrator: The employees never saw it coming, although their first task was to unload their equipment from a truck.
    George Sr.: No, it's not black Friday although I did enjoy those.
  • Narrator: On the next "Arrested Development", Michael finds it difficult to get his father out of prison.
    Michael: You LOVE IT here?
    George Sr.: I'm having the time of my life! Hey, T-Bone. [high-fives another prisoner]
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