Tony Hale (Buster) does not appear in this episode.
On The Next Arrested Development Gag: Maeby gets her father a job, and Buster visits the general.
Lucille: Give me a vodka rocks.
Michael: Mom, it's breakfast.
Lucille: And a piece of toast.
Sitwell: The only thing I ask is out of the four hundred and fifty homes we build, one be given to a disadvantaged family from the inner city.
G.O.B.: That's great, so the other 449 families live in fear? Is that what we're saying? Come on!
Maeby: Hey, how do you think I feel? He was the one who said he would help me on this essay for The Old Man and The Sea.
Michael: I’ll help you with that later.
Maeby: Oh, great. Okay. So, you have to read this and then explain it, and this is important: you have to say it in my own words, okay? Smart, but not too smart. Let’s have a four syllable max.
Tobias: I have an audition tomorrow. I’m up for a minor but meaty role in a feature film. Confidence Man Two.
G.O.B.: Oh, yeah? I didn’t see the first Confidence Man.
Tobias: No. Confidence Man Two is my character.
Maeby: How about I come with you? I mean, I could help you prepare.
Tobias: Yes, well, it’s for a con man, which I don’t think you know anything about. And besides, don’t you have school?
Maeby: No. Um ... today is “Help Your Dad Follow His Dream Day.”
Tobias: Great. We can take the carpool lane.
Michael: What do you think of when you hear the word Sudden Valley?
George Michael: Salad dressing, I think. But for some reason, I don’t want to eat it.
Michael: Right. But Paradise Gardens ... ?
George Michael: Yeah. Okay, I can ... I can see marinating a chicken in that.
G.O.B playing catch with George, Sr.
G.O.B. finally playing catch with George, Sr. is a reference to "Key Decisions
" when G.O.B. confesses that all he wants to do is play catch with his father.
G.O.B.'s chipped tooth
G.O.B. chips a tooth during the softball game, causing him to whistle when he talks. This is a reference back to "Charity Drive
" when G.O.B. chips a tooth on a candied apple (despite the "Proprietor not responsible for dental damage" sign) which also causes him to whistle when he talks.
G.O.B.'s chicken dance
G.O.B.'s chicken dance was first seen in "Staff Infection
Television frame falling off
The television frame falls off during the episode, similar to "Let 'Em Eat Cake
Tobias gets a job as a security officer. He was a security officer once before in the episode "Not Without My Daughter