Arrested Development: Season 3, Episode 4

Notapusy (7 Nov. 2005)

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To prove he's a man to Rita, Michael and his nephew Steve Holt compete in the Church And State Fair's annual triathlon. George Sr. tries to scare some at-risk youth, and Tobias tries to ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Buster Bluth / British Soldier
Justin Grant Wade ...
Rev. Bob Patterson


To prove he's a man to Rita, Michael and his nephew Steve Holt compete in the Church And State Fair's annual triathlon. George Sr. tries to scare some at-risk youth, and Tobias tries to help George-Michael's girlfriend Ann to compete in the fairs' "inner beauty" pageant. Written by halo1k

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Rita is seen exiting the men's bathroom after the triathlon is finished. See more »


When George Sr. is watching a baseball game is his bedroom, the batter is wearing a helmet with a Chicago Bears 'C' logo. The Chicago Bears are an American Football team. See more »


Narrator: On the next Arrested Development, Buster signs Steve Holt up for the Army.
George "Gob" Bluth II: No, you can't, you can't! I'm finally ready to be a father to you. I know that now.
Steve Holt: I don't go in for another two years.
George "Gob" Bluth II: Well, as your father, can I sign something?
[a giant green "X" appears on GOB]
Narrator: And George Sr. finds out that a fake Popemobile... cant stop real bullets.
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References The Jamie Kennedy Experiment (2002) See more »


We Three Kings
Written by John H. Hopkins
Performed by Mae Whitman
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Not the worst episode
13 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

All episodes of AD have ratings here on IMDb, and as of this writing, with a 7.9, Notapusy is ranked the lowest among the 53. Is it the worst episode? To imitate Ron: It isn't. Not even close. Notapusy is a highlight of season 3, including a hilarious bit where George Michael turns his back to anything thrown at him. Falling short when it comes to sports is something I think a lot of men can relate to, and both George Michael and Michael represent that here. Season 3 is known for its callbacks to earlier episodes- mostly it imitated the first two seasons- but by the end season 3 imitates itself by showing George Michael turning away from keys thrown to him. Good stuff.

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