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'Arrested Development's' Jason Bateman: Before the Emmys, 'It's Your Move' and 'Silver Spoons'

Jason Bateman scored his second career Emmy nomination this year for playing Michael Bluth on "Arrested Development," eight years after first being nominated for the role. That's great and all -- but in a certain part of the pop-culture consciousness, he'll always be Matthew Burton.You know, the lead character of "It's Your Move"? The one-season NBC sitcom from 1984-85? Welcome to Before They Were Emmy Nominees. Each Tuesday and Wednesday between now and the Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, we're going to look back at some early and obscure roles of a few of this year's acting nominees. (See Zap2it's Before They Were Nominees photo gallery.)"It's Your Move" came from Ron Leavitt and Michael G. Moye, the future creators of "Married ... With Children." Bateman's Matthew was a teenage prankster and scam artist who lived with his sister (Tricia Cast) and their mom (Caren Kaye). Matthew met his match in their new neighbor -- and...


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