"A New Start" feels like an appropriate name for an episode that seemed to give Arrested Development the kick in the bunghole butt it needed to really come to life. The focus on individual characters in Season 4 has the result of making each episode feel like a pilot for an imaginary spinoff series – and no matter how good a character is in an ensemble, they’re not all spinoff worthy. Perhaps that was a lesson learned with Lindsay and George Sr., who just didn’t work as well away from the group. But Tobias, despite being a pretty big, wacky character who you might think is better in small doses, turned out to be a strong center here. READ MORE...


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