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Arrested Development

Arrested Development

Michael Bluth tries to keep his wealthy family and their business together after their patriach is arrested on fraud charges.

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Ron Howard.
Recurring Actors: Henry Winkler, Liza Minnelli, Justin Grant Wade.
Original Run: 2003-2006, 2013-2019.

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Quote from Tobias in Motherboy XXX

Michael: You're up awful early.
Lindsay: Well, my marriage is falling apart. Tobias is back with Carl.
Narrator: Tobias had gotten a call from his one-time acting teacher, Carl Weathers.
[flashback:]
Tobias: He's directing something for TV, but he thinks he might have a part for me. If this takes off, I might be able to buy you the happiness that you deserve.
[present:]
Lindsay: He said the same thing when he got cast as Frightened Inmate Number Two in that film he got fired from.
Narrator: He had even gotten a vanity plate made up announcing the achievement. And this wasn't the first time.
[montage of a glum Tobias knocking over vanity plates reading INM8 2, BLUMN, CONMAN2, DRHOUSE]

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Lucille: His name is Dustin Radler, and I haven't hired him, because technically, he's given up the rat race.
George Sr.: Oh, God, the "giving up the rat race" guy? This is the sand hobo? Uh, it's just a question. Are you guys doing something?
Lucille: [inhales]
Gob: Don't say it! Please, I can't I can't hear it.
Lucille: He tickles my fancy.
Gob: Your what? Is the- What part of Mom is the fancy? You do not want to know what I'm picturing, and it's not what you think.
Lucille: Oh, stop. We walk on the beach. We like the feel of the sand on our feet.
Gob: Oh, God, the thought of your feet.
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Gob: Wow. Mom really has him fancy-whipped, huh?

Quote from Lucille in Public Relations

Lucille: I'll have the Ike and Tina Tuna.
Waitress: Plate or platter?
Lucille: I don't understand the question, and I won't respond to it.

Quote from Lucille in Charity Drive

Lucille: Don't you judge me. You're the selfish one. You're the one who charged his own brother for a Bluth frozen banana. I mean, it's one banana, Michael. What could it cost, $10?
Michael: You've never actually set foot in a supermarket, have you?

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George Michael: So, uh, I've been thinking about that, uh... that conversation we were having the other night about, uh, where Maeby came from, and, uh... I was just wondering if you could finish that thought.
Tobias: Yes, okay. Uh, well, have a seat. Uh... Um... When a man needs to prove to a woman that he's actually... When a man loves a woman and he actually wants to make love, uh, to her something very, very special happens. And, uh, with deep, deep concentration... and-and great focus, he's often able to achieve an erec-
George Michael: I'm sorry. I'm gonna stop you. I know where you're running. l-I didn't mean babies in general.
Tobias: Oh, well, that's good, 'cause it was about to get a little, ick, gross.
George Michael: Yeah. No, I meant specifically with Maeby.
Tobias: Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. This isn't right.
George Michael: I know. You're right. I'm sorry.
Tobias: No, no. It says it's a shower scene. I'm not supposed to be in a shower scene. It has nudity.
Narrator: Tobias was a never-nude, which is exactly what it sounds like.
Tobias: I don't do nudity. It says that right on my resume. Okay? What What do you think I wear these for?
George Michael: I was never actually clear on that.

Quote from Buster in Ready, Aim, Marry Me

Buster: How'd you like to take a nap, baldy?
Gob: I'll handle this. She's my girlfriend, pal. Take him down, Buster.
Buster: Your girlfriend? That's why you were in her robe and slippies. You weren't trying to get into her head. You were trying to get into her... robe and slippies. She's my girlfriend!

Quote from Gob in The One Where They Build a House

Narrator: chael to building a model home in two weeks.
Michael: We can't build a house in two weeks. Also, I'm not sure how "Solid as a Rock" helps people forget the fact that we built houses in Iraq.
Gob: I love that.
Michael: But you probably know best because you're president.
Gob: We don't have to build a real house, Michael. Like you said, it's all for appearances anyway. We throw up a couple of walls. We build a fake one.
Michael: What are you talking about?
Gob: Nothing on the inside.
Michael: I'll never get a crew to build it. They'd lose their licenses.
Gob: Then you build it yourself, damn it! Hey, there she is, my little business model. Sorry about that "build it yourself' crap. I was thinking I might take her to the ribbon-cutting. You end up finding a date yet? No, no.