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25 Words Only “Arrested Development” Fans Will Really Understand

Marry me!

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1. Illusion

FOX

What it usually means: A mirage, hallucination, or figment of the imagination.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The art practiced by magicians. As in, "I don't have time for your illusions."

8. T.B.A.

FOX

What it usually means: "To Be Announced"

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A fictitious disease that sounds debilitating enough for upper class people to donate money to find the cure for.

9. Annyong

FOX

What it usually means: The word for "hello" in Korean.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The nickname of the adopted Korean son of Lucille and George Bluth. Whose name is actually "Hel-loh."

10. Analrapist

FOX

What it usually means: An act that you will most definitely be arrested for.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A psychiatrist who is both an analyst and a therapist.

13. Marry me!

FOX

What it usually means: A proposal of marriage.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A deterrent phrase you can use when people grow suspicious of how young you are.

17. Chicken

FOX

What it usually means: A bird often raised for its eggs or meat.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: An animal that the Bluth family clearly has never seen in their life.

18. Free Chicken

FOX

What it usually means: An offering of free food.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A magic trick – sorry, illusion – that Gob performs in front of the courthouse that involves escaping from a cage while dressed as a chicken.

19. Freebie

FOX

What it usually means: Something that is given free of charge.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Getting away with doing something reprehensible without consequence.

20. Afternoon Delight

FOX

What it usually means: Midday sex, or a song by Starland Vocal Band.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A particularly potent type of marijuana, AKA "Afternoon Deelite".

22. Bi-Curious

FOX

What it usually means: When a heterosexual person is interested in having a sexual experience with a person of the same sex.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Buy-Curious, as in curious about buying something.

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