44 User Reviews
Status: Hiatus
Airs: Sundays, 12:00 AM ET on Netflix (30 min)

Arrested Development is a character-driven American comedy television series, which ran from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. It is about a formerly wealthy and habitually... More

Arrested Development is a character-driven American comedy television series, which ran from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. It is about a formerly wealthy and habitually dysfunctional family. The series is presented in a fashion reminiscent of documentary film/cinema verite, with omniscient narration (by Ron Howard), archival photographs, and historic footage.

User Reviews

44 reviews
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Dec 29, 2014 9:39PM EST

One of the best comedy shows ever written. Great interwoven plots and intentionally unrelatable characters. Season 4 was disappointing at first but improves significantly witrh a secind viewing.

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Jul 19, 2014 1:20AM EDT

A great original comedy with an amazing cast of actors that was under appreciated when it first came out. Reprised years later by Netflix, the show lost its flow and took some time to find its feet in the 4th season. Likely it will never be the same again.

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by raf1qu3
Feb 27, 2015 3:26PM EST

I had a blast of a time watching this. Ups and downs and silly story lines makes this a stupid yet funny show.

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Feb 4, 2015 10:52AM EST

I'd have killed them all by the end of the first episode, but then again that's why they're not my family

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Dec 7, 2014 7:01AM EST

This show manages to maintain a level of comedy that is intelligent and absolutely hilarious throughout the entire series. The Bluth family is so disfunctional and divorced from reality, but at the same time they are likeable and relatable.
This is sitcom gold! Shame it didn't get more seasons...

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Nov 21, 2014 1:51AM EST

Bok bok begok!

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by Morgaine Editor
Oct 1, 2014 1:49PM EDT

Ahh this show is amazing, and really rewards repeat viewings. Even if you've never watched the show, you're probably familiar with a bunch of its inside jokes, that's how pervasive the show is. Sure, the fourth season was a bit of a mess (though the GOB & Tony Wonder episode was FANTASTIC), but I'll still be at the front of the marathon queue if they come out with a 5th season.

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Jul 18, 2014 3:19PM EDT

This is a show that is all over the place funny. The way the episodes are filmed and interconnected is very impressive. The 4th season of the show is the best and i recommend you give this show a watch.

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Apr 18, 2015 3:21PM EDT

Inside jokes. yeah it's got that. Cerebral humour.. uh huh. How about brilliant delivery, fantastic puns, physical humour, background humor, subtle, over the top, satire, parody etc... There is not a singular aspect of comedy this show is missing. If you are a fan of comedy and haven't seen this you are truly missing out.

( The later season made for netflix was awful and not like the original )

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by turtle
Mar 31, 2015 11:48AM EDT

One of the best comedy shows ever made. Literally one of a kind.