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Arrested Development: Visiting Ours

Michael is able to arrange a conjugal visit for his parents, George Sr. and Lucille, but George Sr.'s affair with his secretary, who recently had an affair with G.O.B., is exposed to the family. Meanwhile, Lindsay and Tobias decide to go to a marriage counselor.

Episode Info


Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: ARR-104
Airdate: Sunday December 07th, 2003
Network: FOX


Alternate Airdates:

FR (TPS Star) Jan 17, 2005

Guest Stars
Judy GreerJudy Greer
As Kitty Sanchez
Recurring
Bob OdenkirkBob Odenkirk
As Dr. Phil Gunty

Co-Guest Stars
Tom KiescheTom Kiesche
As Umpire/Guard
Recurring
Rocky McMurrayRocky McMurray
As Warden
Recurring
Ski CarrSki Carr
As Batter
Main Cast
Jason BatemanJason Bateman
As Michael Bluth
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
As Lindsay Bluth Fünke
Will ArnettWill Arnett
As George "G.O.B." Bluth II
Michael CeraMichael Cera
As George Michael Bluth
Alia ShawkatAlia Shawkat
As Mae "Maeby" Fünke
David CrossDavid Cross
As Tobias Fünke
Jessica WalterJessica Walter
As Lucille Bluth
Jeffrey TamborJeffrey Tambor
As George Bluth Sr. / Oscar Bluth
Ron HowardRon Howard
voiced Narrator
Episode Notes
Tony Hale (Buster) does not appear in this episode.

On The Next Arrested Development Gag: Tobias talks Lindsay into another session, and George Sr. makes good on his promise to come clean on the international accounts.



Episode Quotes
George Sr.: I haven't had sex in a month.
Michael: You know, you've been here two months.
(pause)
George Sr.: It's hard to gauge time.
Michael: Yeah. I'll bet.

George Michael: Okay ... so, why are we doing this?
Maeby: 'Cause it's obvious they're lying. Come on, drive!
George Michael: Well, what if they see us?
Maeby: How are they going to see us?
George Michael: Well, it says "Bluth Company" right on the side, plus it's a stairway. That's gonna catch the eye.

G.O.B.: I f***ed Kitty!
Michael: Oh, G.O.B.! I just wanted you to get the information.
G.O.B.: I got the information.
Michael: You did, huh? About the international accounts?
G.O.B.: Oh, I see what you're getting at. No, I didn't get any information.

Kitty: G.O.B.? I wish I would have know you were coming. I am a mess.
G.O.B.: Don't know if a call from me would've changed that.

Kitty: Your wife's on line one.
Narrator: Michael's wife had been dead for two years.
Michael: My what?
Narrator: Kitty realized her mistake.
Kitty: I said, "your wife is on line one."
Narrator: But not immediately.

G.O.B.: Take off your glasses. Oh...wait, wait. Let down your hair. No, glasses on, hair back up. Let's just get that hair right back up.
Kitty: Let me turn the lights off.
G.O.B.: Yes, yes, please.
Kitty: How's that? Is that better?
G.O.B.: It just seems like there's still light coming in from under the door.

Narrator: George, Sr. was also anxious, but less about the bookkeeping.
George, Sr.: This game is never gonna happen. Look at this—half of these guys, they’re still in their cuffs.
Michael: I hate to be a buzz kill, but I’m trying to get you out of here.
George, Sr.: Yeah, well, I’m trying to get us out of last place, Michael. We’re playing Rahway next week. Word has it that they’re getting Jose Canseco.



Episode Goofs
You can see a camera man during Lindsay and Tobias' therapy.

When Michael returns home after setting up the conjugal visit, he puts his bag on the couch twice.



Cultural References
Tobias: Now if I could act that good, I would have my own Alias-type show.

Alias is a drama on ABC about a spy for the CIA. During this season, Alias was Arrested Development's biggest ratings competition.

Narrator: In fact, he’d been terrified of the very notion of prison since, as a young boy, he accidentally watched HBO’s Oz, mistaking it for the classic Judy Garland musical.

Oz is a prison drama on HBO. George Michael mistakes it for The Wizard of Oz, a movie musical starring Judy Garland as Dorothy.

(during the role play session)
Dr. Gunty: If I'm no Schwimmer, you're no Jennifer Aniston!

Dr. Gunty is referring to actor David Schwimmer who co-starred on the NBC sitcom Friends. On the show, Schwimmer's character, Ross, and Aniston's character, Rachel, have an on-again, off-again relationship.



Episode References
(Tobias and Dr. Gunty are about to kiss during a role playing session)
Lindsay: And scene.

Lindsay interrupting Tobias and Dr. Gunty's almost kiss is similar to when Tobias interrupts Maeby and George Michael before they kiss in the school play during "Bringing Up Buster".



Other Episode Crew

CreatorMitchell Hurwitz
Executive ProducerDavid Nevins  |  Brian Grazer  |  Ron Howard  |  Mitchell Hurwitz
Co-Executive ProducerJohn Levenstein
Supervising ProducerChuck Martin
ProducerVictor Hsu  |  Barbie Feldman Adler
Co-ProducerBrad Copeland
Consulting ProducerRichard Rosenstock  |  James Vallely
Associate ProducerDiane Mercer (2)
Production DesignerDawn Snyder
EditorSteven Sprung
CastingDeborah Barylski
Unit Production ManagerVictor Hsu
First Assistant DirectorBrad Michaelson
Second Assistant DirectorRob Roda
Music EditorJason Tregoe Newman
Costume DesignerKatie Sparks
HairstylistMarie Larkin
Key GripMark Polanski
Camera OperatorIan Dodd  |  Greg Harrington
Set DecoratorMaureen Osborne
Location ManagerDianne Friedgen
Transportation CoordinatorRick Sanders
Property MasterAl Eisenmann
Construction CoordinatorGreg Hamlin
Production Sound MixerTom Stasinis
Script SupervisorRebecca E. Asher
Production CoordinatorJoanne Oboyski-Battelene
Supervising Sound EditorKerri Wilson
Re-Recording MixerNello Torri  |  Peter Kelsey
Director of PhotographyJames Hawkinson
Story EditorAbraham Higginbotham
Production SupervisorLisa Matsukawa
Production AccountantSherry Brooks
Chief Lighting TechnicianScott Moody
ScoreDavid Schwartz (2)
Assistant To The Executive ProducerLisa Parsons
Assistant To The ProducerDavid Silverstein
Makeup ArtistStephanie Coffey
 
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