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.