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"Come on!" is a phrase commonly said by G.O.B. when he is frustrated. The two words "come on" are said often by many characters in the series Arrested Development but the following instances are notable as they have the same frantic intonation.



Gob- "Come on!" Compilation - Arrested Development (NO SP)


Michael: Do you have your check for your share of the party?

G.O.B.: You know, I sort of thought my contribution could be a magic show.

Michael: Oh, that’s perfect, G.O.B.

G.O.B.: Thank you.

Michael: Or, wait a minute. I just remembered something—Dad’s retiring, not turning six.

G.O.B.: Hey, come on, I just bought this new illusion called The Aztec Tomb. It cost, like, eighteen grand.


 From "Pilot"

G.O.B.: I [bleep]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.

Michael: That’s great. Good, good, good, G.O.B.. Well, you just lost the touch lamp.

G.O.B.: What? No, Mike! Come on!


 From "Visiting Ours"

Narrator: In fact, G.O.B. had started to alienate some of his colleagues.

G.O.B.: W-Worse that can happen is can I spill some on my $3,000 suit. Come on! Oh, yeah, yeah. The guy in the... the $4,000 suit is holding the elevator for a guy who doesn’t make that in three months. Come on! Oh. Why don’t I just take a whiz through this $5,000 suit?!

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G.O.B.: Come on! They like me just fine. You’ll see that tonight when they toast me at the Christmas party. Just like they used to with Dad.


 From "Afternoon Delight"

Narrator: Michael and Maeby stopped by the office to see if G.O.B. needed help for the party that was now hours away.

G.O.B.: ...king 63 hundred dollar suit. Come on!


 From "Afternoon Delight"

Michael: There are no others. You fired everyone.

G.O.B.: Oh, that’s... that’s-that’s great. The guy who’s dirty dancing with his niece is going to tell the guy in the thirty-six hundred dollar suit how to run the business. Come on.


 From "Afternoon Delight"

G.O.B.: Sure-sure, the guy in the $600 banana suit. Come on!


 From "Afternoon Delight"

Michael: Please. Stan Sitwell’s coming over.

Lucille: That hairless freak is coming here? None of his hair is real, you know.

G.O.B.:' You mean the guy we’re meeting with can’t even grow his own hair? Come on!


 From "Switch Hitter"

George: Because you’re a chicken. You’re a chicken! Coo-coo ca-cha! Coo-coo ca-cha!

Michael: What are you doing?

Lucille: Michael and women?! A-koodle-doodle doo!

George: Coo-coo ca-cha!

Lindsay: That’s what I was just telling him. Cha! Cha!

George: Coo-coo ca-cha!

Lucille: Koodle-doodle!

Michael: Look, I haven’t found the right girl. When I do, I will ask her out. Has anyone in this family ever even seen a chicken?

G.O.B.: Wait, wait, wait! I got the perfect thing!


G.O.B.: Coka-coh! Coka-coh! Coka-coh! Oh, come on!


Narrator: Lucille, meanwhile, was there soliciting for the fundraiser, but still hadn’t noticed [G.O.B.]...

Lucille: We’ll have the lobster tail.

Narrator: ...until this happened.

G.O.B.: And maybe later you can save a little piece of tail for me.

Lucille: (Screams.)

G.O.B.: Come on!


 From "S.O.B.s"

Michael: CIA. Of course. This explains why it was so easy to get you out of prison.

Richard Shaw: I knew that if he got out he would lead us right to whatever your dad was hiding.

Narrator: They’d even created opportunities for this to happen.

three days earlier...

Prison Guard: Get in the cell, stupid.

G.O.B.: You... you... you’re the one who didn’t even shut the door. Come on!

two days earlier...

G.O.B.: Yeah, you guys can run this place without us. As soon as you stop dropping your keys. Come on!

one day earlier...

Narrator: They’d even staged something called an honor marathon they thought he was sure to take advantage of.

G.O.B.: Come on.


 From "Exit Strategy"

George Michael: What? What? We can’t have kids! What’s the matter...? What are you...? I mean it’s not even an option, really.

Michael: Well, eventually, you’ll want to.

George Michael: Sure, I may want to, you know, now. I-It doesn’t matter. Either way, I won’t do anything about it. Come on!


 From "Development Arrested"

Narrator: And Buster faced his second biggest fear.

Buster: (Screaming.) I can’t swim. I can’t swim.

Narrator: And then his first.

Seal appears

Buster: Oh, come on!


 From "Development Arrested"

G.O.B. mutters "come on" when Ann asks him how he's doing after they sleep together in "Colony Collapse".

Tony Wonder:There's only one problem with your plan: I don't have a trapdoor in here.

G.O.B.:What? Oh, come on!


 From "Premature Independence"