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Several characters in Arrested Development have missing limbs.

Characters missing limbs[]

Hints about Buster's lost hand[]

  • A FOX 6 news report about a seal attacking a swimmer. ("The One Where Michael Leaves")
  • When he finds his red hand chair at Lupe's house he says "I never thought I'd miss a hand so much." ("¡Amigos!")
  • Buster sits on an "Army Officers" bus stop bench that, when obstructed, reads "Arm Off". ("Out on a Limb")
  • When G.O.B. releases the seal to the ocean, he says "You’re back in the real world. You’re not going to be hand-fed anymore!" ("Hand to God")
  • When driving to the hospital, Lucille breaks off a human-shaped sign's hand. ("Hand to God")
  • While worrying about his hand loss, Buster reads "alarm off" on his alarm clock as "arm off". ("Motherboy XXX")
  • George Michael reenacts the scene where Luke loses his hand in Star Wars. Buster later cut's a mannequin's head off with a broom/lightsaber. ("The Immaculate Election")
  • A statue of a boy holding a hand appears at S.A.D.. ("The Cabin Show") ("Notapusy")