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Arrested Development is a ground-breaking sitcom that originally aired 53 episodes over three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006 on FOX. Since cancellation it has developed a cult following and its popularity has grown - a fourth season was released in 2013 and the fifth season will release in 2018.

The series follows family man Michael Bluth as he tries to keep his family and business from collapsing after his father George is sent to prison for embezzling money. As the family adjusts from riches to rags Michael helps his mother Lucille keep up appearances, sister Lindsay and brother-in-law Tobias with their failed marriage, son George Michael and niece Maeby through adolescence, and brothers Buster and G.O.B. adjust to working life.

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Never seen Arrested Development? We've compiled a First Time Viewer's Guide to Arrested Development so you can see what the hype is all about before you dive in.

We recommend you watch every episode in broadcast order from "Pilot" to "Blockheads". Each episode builds on the last and paying attention to the details will only further your enjoyment.

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Four more years! Four more years!
Season Five of Arrested Development will be released on Netflix in 2018. The entire original cast has been confirmed to return and will appear collectively together more frequently than in the previous season to solve the murder of Lucille 2.
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I'm a monster!
Every member of the Bluth family has motive for Lucille Austero's disappearance. What actually happened to her?
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Even if it means taking a chubby, I will suck it up!
Series creator Hurwitz re-edited Season Four in chronological order. Why?




What is your favourite Season of Arrested Development (so far?)?

The poll was created at 13:16 on February 18, 2018, and so far 31 people voted.

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