All The ‘Arrested Development’ Quotes You Should Still Be Using In Every Day Conversation

Arrested Development is undoubtedly one of most quotable television programs in history. People like to say that if you blink while watching you’ve likely missed a joke, which is true because it’s so densely joke-ridden that no matter how many times you’ve seen an episode, you can still discover new lines, or visual gags that have breezed right by you before. Here we take a look at 25 well-known Arrested Development quotes that you should still be using in everyday conversation.

“I’m a monster!” — Buster

Everyday use: When you can’t go out looking like this.

“Steve Holt!” — Steve Holt

Everyday use: Any social gathering.

“I mean it’s one banana Michael. What could it cost, $10?” — Lucille

Everyday use: On payday.

“Baby you got a stew going.” — Carl Weathers

Everyday use: Ten days from payday.

“Do these effectively hide my thunder?” — Tobias

Everyday use: Anytime you try on new pants.

“I hear the jury’s still out on science.” — GOB

Everyday use: Anytime someone tries to counter you with facts.

“Why are you squeezing me with your body?” — Michael

Everyday use: Anytime you take part in an awkward hug.

“Army had a half day.” — Buster

Everyday use: Whenever someone questions why you’re there.

“No touching!” — Prison guards

Everyday use: Any public gathering.

“Say goodbye to these!” — Kitty

Everyday use: Farewells and break ups.

“Marry Me!” — Maeby

Everyday use: When you’re the recipient of a compliment.

“This party is going to be Off. The. Hook.” — Buster

Everyday us: Whenever there’s unlimited juice.

“There are dozens of us. Dozens!” — Tobias

Everyday use: When someone challenges your interests.

“I don’t understand the question and I won’t respond to it.” — Lucille

Everyday use: Whenever you feel like copping out.

“You buy yourself a tape recorder, you just record yourself for a whole day. I think you’re going to be surprised at some of your phrasing.” — Michael

Everyday use: Instead of “That’s what she said.”

“And that’s why you always leave a note.” — J Walter Weatherman


Everyday use: When there’s a miscommunication.

“I don’t want none of yo’ tired ass country club ya freak bitch.” — Buster

Everyday use: Whenever you’re excluded.

“I’m afraid I just blue myself.” — Tobias

Everyday use: Whenever you’re excited.

“There’s always money in the banana stand.” — George Sr.

Everyday use: When someone needs money and you don’t know what to tell them.

“I’ve made a huge mistake.” — GOB, and just about everyone else

Everyday use: You’ll know when to use it.