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Season Five or a Movie? Which will it be?


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Now you can have a CD to sing along to "Getaway", "It Ain't Easy Being White" or "All You Need Is Smiles" in the shower, office, or staircar! The album of 42 original songs by David Schwartz will release November 19.
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The 15-episode season premiered in entirety on Netflix on May 26, 2013. Over 8 hours of pure Bluth mayhem.
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About Arrested Development

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 recently released and a film is tentatively planned.

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.

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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12/16/14 - The fourth season has released on DVD in Region 1.

10/30/14 - Mitch Hurwitz and Ron Howard are re-cutting Season Four in chronological order to sell the need for Season Five or a Movie to 20th Century Fox.

4/22/14 - Mitch Hurwitz has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to create new original series and consult on other original Netflix programming. No word of a fifth season or a movie yet, but this is a step in that direction! [1]

9/25/13 - Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos says Arrested Development is returning to Netflix "without question." [2]


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We're building up episode guides, quotes lists, and image and video galleries to celebrate the fantastic show that was cut too short. Check out Arrested Development Wiki:Guidelines for some quick pointers! There's always more to do :)

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