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‘Arrested Development’ Returns

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, May 17, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

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  2. mattylikesfilms

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    Really hope they do it right this time. Last season on Netflix suffered due to scheduling.
     
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  3. FrankieThe4th

    things have never been stranger Prestigious

    It seems like the tagline - "This time the Bluths are all together. Whether they like it or not." may be a tacit admission to season 4's missteps.
     
  4. mattylikesfilms

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    My hope is that the reason this season took so long to get into production was because they were waiting till all the schedules lined up together.
     
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  5. honkytonk

    Narcissism on narcotics

    Nice. Last season didn't do much for me, the various interactions between the characters were really what made the show for me. Regardless, I love this show and can't wait to see them all together again.
     
  6. FrankieThe4th

    things have never been stranger Prestigious

    That's my takeaway as well. Mitch & Ron Howard did a re-cut of season 4 in chronological order a couple years(?) ago, but it hasn't been released yet. I think Netflix doesn't want to bash season four outright since it was their first outing into original comedy programming, and they're going to use the re-cut at some point between now and season 5 as a promotional tool to win fans over.
     
  7. TedSchmosby

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    one day i will watch this show and i will like it a lot

    but today is not that day
     
  8. Lucas27

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    AAAAAAAH! It got me again!
     
  9. btr

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    Why should you go to jail for a crime someone else noticed?
     
  10. Lucas27

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    Ah yes. The Bob Loblaw Law Blog. You, sir, are a mouthful.
     
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  11. Fucking Dustin

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    I'm sure it's going to be all right
     
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  12. ianzandi

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    Wasting no time filling my seat holes!
     
  13. ianzandi

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    That being said, I really enjoyed Season 4. It's different for sure but it definitely benefits from repeat viewings and different expectations
     
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  14. isaidreiss

    Uppin' the Punx

    I just blue myself.
     
  15. CMilliken

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    Should probably finish that last Netflix season.... eventually.
     
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  16. workingmandan

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    Okay, you know what you do? You buy yourself a tape recorder, you just record yourself for a whole day. I think you’re going to be surprised at some of your phrasing.
     
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  17. Ska Senanake

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    It should be
     
  18. Serh

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    Coocoo ca-cha!
     
  19. carlosonthedrums May 17, 2017
    (Last edited: May 17, 2017)
    carlosonthedrums

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    Apart from the lack of episodes with the entire cast together, I think a part of season four's problems was the length of the episodes. AD works really well in 22-minute spurts, and there were several cases where I could feel the extra time bringing each chapter down. I never would've imagined more Arrested Development could be a bad thing, but a few of those were just too long to enjoy.

    Either way, that show at its worst is so much better than just about everything else at its best. I can't wait.
     
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  20. tdlyon

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    So happy this is official.

    I hope Bob Loblaw doesn't make an appearance though
     
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  21. Dirty Sanchez

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    Ugh, agreed.

    Hopefully the Fonz appears.
     
  22. GEM37

    The Day Star Approaches, You Know What It Brings

    Oh, Tobias... YOU BLOW HARD!!!
     
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  23. GEM37

    The Day Star Approaches, You Know What It Brings

    Trust me, you're doing just fine.
     
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  24. AshlandATeam

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    Yeah after being told a million times that my wife and I would like it (since we're huge Office/Sunny fans), we binged the first three seasons, fell in love, and then just could even finish season four. I wonder if I can just never finish it and jump into season five.
     
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