Arrested Development Season 5
Arrested Development season 5 started airing on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
List of Episodes
most recent episode S5E8 Premature Independence
The season consists of 8 episodes.
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Why Is Everyone Comparing Donald Trump to George Bluth in 'Arrested Development'? - The Cheat Sheet - via Cheatsheet
Why couldn’t fans get enough of it? Aside from the unbeatable cast and incredible writing, we suppose it’s because the show continues to be relevant. Arrested Development fans find a way to fit a reference into just about everything happening in daily life.
SEC Power Rankings: Arrested Development.gif Edition - via Garnetandblackattack
Holy crap this season has flown by. This is the second to last week of this column and then it is on to championship weekend and then slowly integrating ourselves back into our family’s Saturday routines.
Arrested Development spiritual leader Baba Oje has died - via Ajc
Known as a symbolic presence – as well as being the oldest member of any hip-hop collective – Oje was part of Arrested Development lore since group frontman Speech founded the Atlanta outfit in 1988.
Arrested Development bandmate Baba Oje dead at 86 - via Nydailynews
“Baba was the oldest member of any hip-hop collective and his mere presence in rap spoke volumes for the genre of any hip-hop collective and his mere presence in rap spoke volumes for the genre and for a generation looking for symbolic wisdom and answers.”
David Cross thinks Arrested Development has blued itself for the final time - via News
This is per an episode of the Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast that Cross recently appeared on, in which he noted that “I’ve learned to say ‘never say never,’ but I can’t see it happening again,” when asked about the shooting a sixth season of the show. (Somehow, he resisted the urge to drop a “never say nevernude” joke in there, because he’s a stronger man than us.)
Previously on Arrested Development: George-Michael tries to reconnect with his father, but is finding himself overwhelmed by the responsibility of running his business.
After an underwhelming fourth season, “Arrested Development” returns with a fifth season that seems cheaply made up of unused leftovers. All the problems that plagued the fourth season are here: The plot is too complicated, the actors barely share any scenes together, the humor is forced, and nobody seems to want to be there (with the lone exception of Portia De Rossi, who makes a valiant attempt to rise above the lukewarm material). It refuses to reveal any of the mysteries from the last season and leaves a number <...> - by Pop Culture Thoughts [Julien Houle] - Season 5
As ever, the sight of Michael dramatically storming out on his family, only to inevitably return, remains the Sisyphean struggle that seems to hold the Bluths, like the series, together. And by returning to a relatively more linear narrative, not to mention its truly ensemble roots, Arrested Development has given something back to us by remembering that the Bluths are fundamentally bound by idiosyncrasy. At its best, the series continues to deftly skewer the interpersonal dynamics of a hilariously dysfunctional family. Though <...> - by Slant Magazine - Season 5 [Michael Haigis]
Despite my downbeat mood, an element of Arrested Development that I have always enjoyed since its birth is the family’s need to feel important, which continues in season 5 and one that continues to be glaringly obvious due to Michael’s calamitous ways of resisting such status. The whole concept of a rich family falling from a comforting empire, scouring the town’s floor for crumbs to cling onto a status that no-one cares about, is one that I have always admired in each season. So, here we go. Arrested <...> - by ReadySteadyCut - Season 5 [Daniel Hart]