Arrested Development Season 1

"Let 'Em Eat Cake"

In the first season finale, George Sr. has a heart attack. Meanwhile Maeby is jealous when George Michael likes another girl; Lindsay decides to leave Tobias.

"Not Without My Daughter"

Michael takes Maeby with him to "Bring Your Daughter To Work Day;" Tobias, George Michael and Gob all go to the mall to prove they're manly.

"Whistler's Mother"

Michael deals with requests for unfrozen money; Lindsay protests the war; Tobias and Gob start a coffee company; Michael yells at Lucile for babying Buster.

"Best Man for the Gob"

George Sr. takes advantage of Gob's bachelor party to try and capture evidence of his accountant in a compromising position for blackmail; Michael tries to prove he's fun.

"Missing Kitty"

Gob tries to make the family yacht disappear; Lindsay and Maeby track down Lindsay's grandmother; Tobias seeks George Sr.'s respect; and Michael tries to fire Kitty.

"Justice Is Blind"

Gob steals a file from the government's case against George Sr. that Maggie had given Michael; Tobias gets sent to Maggie's to gather evidence.

Michael attempts to have a one-night stand with an attorney (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), who turns out to be blind and the prosecuter on George Sr.'s case. Meanwhile, Gob gets married on a dare.

"Staff Infection"

When Michael learns the whole family has been on payroll for nothing, he makes them all get jobs within Bluth Company. Meanwhile, Tobias enters the prison with George Sr.

"Shock and Aww"

Michael falls for George Michael's ethic teacher, whom George Michael also crushes on. Meanwhile, Lucille adopts a Korean son, Annyong.

"Beef Consomme"

When Michael learns that Marta has feelings for him, they decide to get Gob's permission before taking things further; Meanwhile, Lindsay and Tobias get the bottom of his "never-nude" affliction.

"Marta Complex"

Lucille throws a anniversary party for Tobias and Lindsay on Valentine's Day. Michael gives a speech about love that makes Marta realize she likes him, while it makes Lindsay want a divorce.

"Public Relations"

When George Michael is rejected from private school due to his family's reputation, Michael hires a PR girl that's been flirting with him at the gym. Meanwhile, Tobias goes to Boston to reclaim his medical license.

"Pier Pressure"

When Buster thinks medical marijuana will solve Lucille 2's vertigo, he sends George Michael to buy some from Gob; Lindsay sends Maeby to Gangy's to punish her.

"Storming the Castle"

Michael aborts his plan to break up Gob and Marta; a thug magician wants to take Gob's "legs;" Maeby wears all leather to revel; Lucille confronts Buster's relationship with Lucille 2.

"My Mother The Car"

Michael loses his short-term memory, which Lucille takes advantage of; Gob tries to use the family yacht before Michael can sell it.

"In God We Trust"

Michael attempts to fire the family's incompetent lawyer; Maeby is impressed when she sees George Michael in a muscle suit he's wearing for the pageant; Tobias' never-nude condition is explored.

"Visiting Ours"

Michael sets up a conjugal visit between his parents, when we learn that George Sr. had an affair with Kitty, the secretary that afterward slept with Gob; Tobias and Lindsay see a marriage counselor.

"Charity Drive"

Michael and Lindsay try to prove how charitable they are to each other; Gob demands George Michael's respect; Buster tries to avoid Lucille Two.

"Key Decisions"

As part of a magic trick, err illusion, Gob locks himself in his father's prison for 24 hours; Michael takes Gob's girlfriend to an awards show; Buster accidentally flirts with his mother's rival, Lucille Two.

"Bringing Up Buster"

Michael tries to bond with Buster; George Michael auditions for the school's play to get closer to Maeby; Gob breaks up with his girlfriend.

"Top Banana"

Michael gives George Michael a job at the family's banana stand, but he ends up burning it down. Meanwhile, Tobias auditions for a commercial, but Lindsay lands the gig.

Michael Bluth decides to take a job in Arizona after shafted the CEO position at Bluth Family; George Sr. goes to jail and the family realizes they need Michael.

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Arrested Development Season 1 Quotes

(to a waiter) Take it back. If I wanted something your thumb touched, I'd eat the inside of your ear.


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.