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Arrested Development 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2003– )
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

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George-Michael moves to Sudden Valley in an idyllic secluded neighborhood, where unusually friendly and grabby men and an occasional woman live to avoid contact with children. Rebel's ...


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Meet the wildly dysfunctional Bluth family. This family was once at the height of real estate development in Orange County, California. But when the family business - the Bluth Company - goes bust, they're suddenly found penniless with their assets frozen. They move into their last remaining asset - the model home left over from their latest housing tract. Their luxury vehicles are replaced with a reminder of the family's former wealth - the stair car that accompanied their private jet. The patriarch of the family is George Bluth - he's now in prison, and loving every minute of it. His wife Lucille and daughter Lindsay are spoiled socialites who can't handle getting kicked out of family restaurants. His son Buster is in his mid 30's and lives at home. His son George Oscar Bluth is a magician who started a group to get magicians to be taken seriously - and gets kicked out when his own tricks are revealed. Lindsay is married to a man named Tobias Funke, once a psychiatrist, who decides ... Written by halo1k

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Arrested Development - De Mal a Pior  »

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Trivia

The name of the gun crazed celebrity, Moses Taylor, is a combination of Charlton Heston's two biggest roles, Moses, from The Ten Commandments (1956), and Taylor, from Planet of the Apes (1968). Heston was the President of the National Rifle Association (and not a "gun crazed celebrity") for several years, and remained an advocate of the group until his death. See more »

Goofs

During the time George Sr spends in the attic, storage boxes in the background are marked with either "Tracy" or "Tracey." These are boxes of old clothes belonging to Michael's late wife. See more »

Quotes

[after Lucille gives Maeby a jeweled elephant brooch that Lindsay was supposed to inherit]
Lindsay Funke: That was supposed to be for me. She was my au pair. I'm the one who cleared my throat and pointed to the laundry room. Ma. You know I wanted that.
Lucille Bluth: I know. But it's an elephant and I didn't want to invite the comparison.
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Arrested Development
Composed by David Schwartz
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User Reviews

Very funny
9 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

This show takes a few episodes before you *really* GET it. And once you get it, you'll realize why everybody thinks it's one of the best sitcoms ever.

Each character is really defined and original...with real, unique personalities. All of the actors have fantastic chemistry, making for really great interactions and relationships within the show.

The writing for this show is great, and the plots are so absurd that you can't help but find them funny.

A refreshing change in a world where people like reality shows...it's the only good sitcom left.


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