Arrested Development Wiki
Arrested Development Wiki

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 released on Netflix in 2018 and concluded on March 15, 2019.

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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Arrested Development Leaving Netflix

All 5 seasons of Arrested Development will be leaving Netflix March 15th, as Netflix's license agreement is due to expire. If you haven't already, you can either buy Arrested Development on DVD in your region, buy/download/rent on Apple iTunes/Music Store. Arrested Development will still be available to stream on HULU after March 15th, as Fox is now owned by Disney and Disney owns Hulu.

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All sixteen episodes of Season Five of Arrested Development are now available on Netflix. The entire original cast returned and appeared collectively together more frequently than in the previous season to solve the murder of Lucille 2.

The cast and crew of Arrested Development were in attendance on the evening of May 18, 2018 for the Netflix Premiere of Arrested Development Season Five in Los Angeles, California.

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Fifteen years ago on November 2, 2003, Michael decided to take a job in Phoenix, Arizona after being passed over by George Sr. for head of the Bluth Company. George Sr. is jailed, and the family realizes they need Michael.

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Season Five
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.
Who killed Lucille 2?
I'm a monster!
Every member of the Bluth family has motive for Lucille Austero's disappearance. What actually happened to her?
Season Four Remix: Fateful Consequences
Even if it means taking a chubby, I will suck it up!
Series creator Hurwitz re-edited Season Four in chronological order. What's new?
Jessica Walter

Jessica Walter's death was confirmed Thursday by her daughter Brooke Bowman, an entertainment industry executive. “It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of my beloved mom Jessica. A working actor for over six decades, her greatest pleasure was bringing joy to others through her storytelling both on screen and off. She will be well-remembereed for her wit, class and overall joie de vivre."

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James Lipton, who portrayed Stefan Gentles on Arrested Development and was the host of long-running TV show Inside The Actors Studio and star has died at the age of 93.

James Lipton

In February 2019, Jessica Walter was part of the 2019 ELLE Magazine The Legends Issue. She spoke about her incredible carerr, her life and Arrested Development.

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To celebrate the release of Arrested Development Season Five on Netflix, the cast gathered for an interview and magazine cover photoshoot for Deadline magazine.

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