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Costumes are a recurring theme in Arrested Development. Most notably, Tobias's Altar Egos.


1x01 I want to be an actor

Tobias wore Lindsay's clothes and thought he was a pirate ("Pilot")

1x07 In God We Trust (21)

Buster pawns his role of Adam in the Living Classics Pageant off onto George Michael. ("In God We Trust")

1x08 My Mother the Car (43)

Lindsay wears her SLUT Shirt ("My Mother, the Car")

2x02 The One Where They Build a House (124)

Tobias uses it as a replacement for blue paint to practice his Blue Man Group makeup application ("The One Where They Build a House")

2x03 Gene (8)

Lucille hired Gene Parmesan to track down George Sr. when he escaped prison. Gene found the stair car in Mexico, a lead that Michael followed up. ("¡Amigos!")

2x04 Good Grief (61)

Buster was led to believe the wake was a dark humor birthday party for George ("Good Grief")

2x06 Afternoon Delight (59)

G.O.B. dreeses up in a Banana costume ("Afternoon Delight")

2x13 Motherboy XXX (64)

George Michael and Lucille dress up as Sonny and Cher for Motherboy XXX ("Motherboy XXX")

2x14 The Immaculate Election (72)

Tobias Fünke uses Mrs. Featherbottom in order to continue being around Maeby and the rest of the family after he moves out of the Model Home. ("The Immaculate Election")

3x02 For British Eyes Only (80)

Tobias, impersonating a chicken in ("For British Eyes Only")

3x05 Mr

Tobias dressed up as a Mole ("Mr. F")

4x05 A New Start (22)

Tobias's last way of tying the bed sheet (Toga) during his flight to India resembles Portia de Rossi's wedding dress. ("A New Start")

4x05 A New Start (76)

Tobias dressed up as 'The Thing' from Fantastic Four ("A New Start")

4x12 Señoritis (039)

Maeby put on Hollywood makeup and talked to Lindsay as her shaman. ("Señoritis")

4x11 A New Attitude (90)

Ann suggests that G.O.B. wear the Tony Wonder mask and she gives Tony Wonder the G.O.B. mask ("A New Attitude")