On The Next Arrested Development Gag: G.O.B. holds a press conference of his own, and Buster moves to the kitchen.
This episode was #31 on The Futon Critic's "50 Best Episodes of 2004" feature.
George Michael: Sounds like fun.
Michael: First thing he's said all day.
G.O.B.: I need Jessie to spin something for me
Michael: What do you need her to spin?
G.O.B.: Murder ....
Michael: Murdered, huh? Who died?
G.O.B.: My career.
Michael: I'm going home now.
Jesse: It allows me to put Michael front and centre, he needs to be the new face of this family. He is the only likeable one in the bunch, no offense.
Michael: None taken.
G.O.B.: I'm sorry. Isn't Michael the least likeable one in the family?
Michael: Okay sure she's cute, I suppose. I mean now that you're making me think about it, uh, she's cute. She's a cutie. Little cutie pie. But I never really noticed.
Narrator: Buster so excelled at being neither seen, nor heard, that he remained at the school, undetected for a full two semesters after he was supposed to graduate.
Various Characters: You can always tell a Milford Man.
Lindsay: You seem like a man of taste and class.
Man at bar: I'll give you 2,000 dollars to touch me.
(Tobias and Carl Weathers enter bar)
Linsday: Oh my God, my husband!
Man at bar: You're married to Carl Weathers? S***!
Jessie: No. There are very few intelligent, attractive and straight men in this town.
Tobias: Well, that certainly leaves me out. (laughs) She ... she said single. You did say single, correct? I --
Visual: “Musician sues restaurant over use of name" article in the newspaper
This is a reference to the band Arrested Development suing the television series over the use of the name Arrested Development.
Jessie: (to George Michael)
Daddy lost his shot at happy, and it’s all your fault, Opie.
Opie Taylor is the son of Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show
. Coincidentally, Opie was played by Ron Howard who is the voice of the narrator on this series.
Lucille orders an Ike and Tina Tuna platter at Klimpy’s.
"Tina Tuna" is a pun on the singer Tina Turner.
G.O.B.'s signature illusion, The Aztec Tomb, first appeared in the "Pilot
G.O.B.: (to Earl Milford)
In "Storming the Castle
", G.O.B.'s Saw the Lady in Half illusion needs two ladies who "curl up".
Lucille starts a fight at Klimpy's. Klimpy's was first seen in "Visiting Ours
" as a commerical with the slogan "fresh fish... straight from our freezer to your table!” while George Michael and Maeby are watching TV.
Tobias waits for the universe to give him a sign much like he did in the "Pilot