In feudal Europe, thieves were tarred and feathered. In 17th century England, the pillory was used in the public square to punish subordination. In the 1950s, in school classrooms all over America, troublemakers were decorated with dunce caps and forced to sit in the corner to stare at the wall. In the Bluth family, cowards are subjected to the chicken dance.
Every member of the family has their own interpretation of the dance (excluding Maeby, George Michael, and Buster), each bearing little-to-no resemblance to the movement of an actual chicken.
What follows is every chicken dance on Arrested Development, in GIFs.
This feature is part of Arrested Development Week at Complex.