Arrested Development

Visiting Ours

Season 1, Ep 6, Aired 12/7/03
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  • Episode Description
  • Michael sets up an "intimate conjugal visit" for his parents, while it is revealed that George Sr. had an affair with Kitty, his secretary who recently slept with Gob. Tobias and Lindsay see a marriage counselor.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jeffrey Tambor

    George Bluth Sr. / Oscar Bluth

  • Portia de Rossi

    Lindsay Bluth Fünke

  • David Cross

    Tobias Fünke

  • Ron Howard


  • Jason Bateman

    Michael Bluth

  • Fan Reviews (5)
  • "Daddy horny, Michael."

    By JaCkKbAuEr2424, Jun 21, 2011

  • Visiting Ours

    By Canogaparkcindy, Apr 12, 2011

  • wow this was funny

    By efc91, Aug 23, 2008

  • George Sr was having an affair!

    By jimbo_001, May 28, 2006

  • oh so funny!

    By JuTin_Man, May 23, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (14)

    • George Michael: My bike needs a tune-up or something. Michael: Let’s not blame the bike. Okay? It’s a poor carpenter that blames his shoddy tools ...

    • (Cornballer infomercial) George Sr.: Time to pull out the basket, and we dig into some hot ... Son of a bitch! Richard Simmons: Oh! Look what you did! You plopped it! George Sr.: I’ll plop you, you mincing little ...

    • 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.

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

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

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    Notes (4)

    • Judy Greer ("Kitty") received the "And" credit.

    • Rerun on March 21st as part of FX's Arrested Development marathon.

    • Although credited, Tony Hale ("Buster") didn't appear in this episode.

    • This was the fourth episode produced, but the sixth to air.

    Trivia (4)

    • When George Michael & Maeby are watching TV, a commercial for Klimpy's can be heard.

    • During the counseling session, Lindsay is reading DogCandy magazine, which appears to be doggy porn. The magazine headlines are: "The DogCandy Interview: Daisy", "Just A Pup: Midwest Campus Beauties" and "Don't miss this months pictorial: Abby Esbona". The marriage counselor's office is also decorated with a large number of dog-related items.

    • When Michael comes home after setting up an intimate conjugal visit for his parents, he drops his bag onto the couch but he is shown doing this twice.

    • During Lindsay and Tobias' therapy session, a cameraman briefly steps into frame.

    Allusions (3)

    • Therapist: If I'm no Schwimmer, you're no Jennifer Anniston.
      Tobias: I'm not even Lisa Kudrow.
      A reference to David Schwimmer, Jennifer Anniston and Lisa Kudrow, stars of NBC's Friends.

    • 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.
      George Michael is wearing a Tin Man hat from The Wizard of Oz while he accidentally watches the prison drama. Also, Judy Garland is the mother of Liza Minnelli, who plays Lucille Austero.

    • Tobias: Now if I could act that good, I would have my own Alias-type show.
      Alias is an ABC spy-drama that airs at the same time Arrested Development airs. It is Arrested's biggest competitor in that timeslot.

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