Arrested Development

Arrested Development

2003 - 2006, Comedy
An eccentric family suffers a reversal of fortune.
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Episode Guide

  • Arrested Development - Development Arrested (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Development Arrested

    Michael tries to keep the family from selling their shares of the stock; Lindsay uncovers a secret; George-Michael tells his father about his attraction to Maeby.

  • Arrested Development - Exit Strategy (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Exit Strategy

    Michael and Buster travel to Iraq; George-Michael throws Maeby a surprise party; a prosecutor tricks Tobias into giving him the family secrets.

  • Arrested Development - Family Ties (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Family Ties

    Michael tracks down a woman who may be his sister; Tobias and Lindsay make separate dates with the same trainer.

  • Arrested Development - Fakin' It (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Fakin' It

    Michael plays the family lawyer in a mock trial; Buster pretends he is comatose; Lindsay fights for Buster's rights; George-Michael and Maeby marry.

  • Arrested Development - S.O.B.s (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:


    Concerned about its future, George Sr. insists that the family host a fundraiser to raise awareness within the community.

  • Arrested Development - Making a Stand (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Making a Stand

    Michael and Gob team up to teach George Sr. a lesson; Lucille's biannual facelift inspires a new idea for a horror movie.

  • Arrested Development - Prison Break-In (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Prison Break-In

    Michael worries when he learns Lucille is dating the warden (guest star James Lipton) behind his father's back.

  • Arrested Development - The Ocean Walker (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Ocean Walker

    George Sr. fears that Rita (Charlize Theron) is after Michael's money; Rita's uncle tries to stop the wedding by revealing surprising information.

  • Arrested Development - Mr F (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Mr F

    Michael must ferret out a corporate mole to salvage a major real estate deal with Japanese investors; Tobias mistakes a CIA agent for a CAA agent and accidentally betrays the family.

  • Arrested Development - Notap... (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Michael misunderstands a word Rita (Charlize Theron) uses to describe him, so he sets out to prove her wrong by participating in manly activities.

  • Arrested Development - Forget Me Now (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Forget Me Now

    When the Bluths invite Rita to a family party, they unknowingly expose to her Michael's lie that he has no family.

  • Arrested Development - For British Eyes Only (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    For British Eyes Only

    When Michael goes to Britain to investigate his father's claims, he meets a beautiful Briton, Rita, and he asks her on a date.

  • Arrested Development - The Cabin Show (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Cabin Show

    When Michael decides to track down George Sr., he winds up in Reno and ruins a trip to the family cabin with his son.

  • Arrested Development - Righteous Brothers (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Righteous Brothers

    Shoddy plumbing forces Michael to call an inspector to check out the model home, but when he asks George Sr. to vacate the attic, Gob tries to help and chaos ensues.

  • Arrested Development - Spring Breakout (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Spring Breakout

    During spring break, Gob gets a chance to confront Phillip Litt (Zach Braff), the guy who mocked Gob's magic trick mistakes on a "Girls With Low Self-Esteem" video.

  • Arrested Development - Meat the Veals (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Meat the Veals

    When George Michael gives Ann a promise ring, Michael decides it is too much, too fast and decides to talk to her parents.

  • Arrested Development - The Sword of Destiny (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Sword of Destiny

    Gob and Buster team up to work on magic tricks using Buster's fake hand, aided by rival magician Tony Wonder (Ben Stiller).

  • Arrested Development - Immaculate Election (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Immaculate Election

    When George-Michael runs for student body president, Gob launches an offensive campaign that causes the students to revolt against George-Michael.

  • Arrested Development - Motherboy XXX (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Motherboy XXX

    When Lucille abducts George-Michael to take Buster's place at the annual mother-son dance, Michael and Buster try to save him and end up in a compromising position.

  • Arrested Development - My Hand to God (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    My Hand to God

    The Bluths are shocked to discover that Buster's hand has been bitten off by a seal; Michael has to figure out whether Maggie's baby is really his or if it's just another lie.

  • Arrested Development - Out on a Limb (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Out on a Limb

    Michael thinks he may be the father of attorney Maggie Lizer's (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) baby, and that threatens his relationship with Sally (Christine Taylor).

  • Arrested Development - Ready, Aim, Marry Me (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Ready, Aim, Marry Me

    The Bluths suspect that Lucille 2 (Liza Minnelli) is making a deal to sell the Bluth Co., so George Sr. suggests asking Uncle Jack (Martin Short) for help.

  • Arrested Development - Burning Love (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Burning Love

    Michael reunites with his long-lost love, Sally Sitwell, only to have parents meddle in their romance; Lucille worries about who will bid on her in this year's bachelor auction, since Buster is dating someone.

  • Arrested Development - Queen for a Day (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Queen for a Day

    Michael sells some company stock to purchase a car, unaware that the rest of the family has sold off their stock as well, and they lose control of the firm in the process.

  • Arrested Development - Switch Hitter (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Switch Hitter

    When the president of a rival company hires Gob in an effort to win the company softball game, Michael asks Gob to throw the game.

  • Arrested Development - Afternoon Delight (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Afternoon Delight

    Michael must rebuild the banana stand after a prankster throws it into the bay; Gob fires everyone after an employee roasts him.

  • Arrested Development - Sad Sack (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Sad Sack

    Michael is concerned that George Sr. will find out about Lucille's relationship with Oscar; Lindsay spends more time with Maeby to get closer to Steve Holt.

  • Arrested Development - Good Grief! (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Good Grief!

    Lucille hires a bounty hunter (Malik Yoba) to find George Sr.; Gob tries to pull off an elaborate hoax; Maeby tries to set Lindsay up with the bounty hunter.

  • Arrested Development - Amigos (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    The staircar turns up in Mexico, and Michael, increasingly frustrated, wants to find his fugitive father to give him a piece of his mind.

  • Arrested Development - The One Where They Build a House (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The One Where They Build a House

    Gob agrees to be the company's figurehead while Michael pulls the strings, but the arrangement drives Michael crazy.

  • Arrested Development - The One Where Michael Leaves (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The One Where Michael Leaves

    George Sr. remains at large, leaving Michael next in line to be prosecuted for the company's crimes; Lindsay and Tobias decide to have an open relationship, and Tobias auditions for Blue Man Group.

  • Arrested Development - Let 'Em Eat Cake (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Let 'Em Eat Cake

    The family heads for the hospital when George Sr. has a heart attack, only to discover he is en route to Mexico with Kitty; a book Tobias wrote becomes a best seller; Buster and Annyong compete for women.

  • Arrested Development - Not Without My Daughter (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Not Without My Daughter

    Michael encourages Maeby to always tell the truth, then lies to the police about Kitty; Lindsay gets a job at a department store; Tobias gets a job as a security guard; Buster finally gets a chance to play soccer. Henry Winkler guest stars.

  • Arrested Development - Whistler's Mother (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Whistler's Mother

    When the Securities and Exchange Commission releases some of the family's funds, Michael fields numerous requests for money.

  • Arrested Development - Best Man for the GOB (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Best Man for the GOB

    George Sr.'s attempt to blackmail his accountant during Gob's bachelor party goes awry; Michael takes George-Michael on a fishing trip.

  • Arrested Development - Missing Kitty (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Missing Kitty

    Gob announces he will attempt his biggest trick ever and make a yacht disappear; Lindsay discovers her grandmother has died and Lucille pocketed her inheritance; Michael tries to fire Kitty.

  • Arrested Development - Justice Is Blind (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Justice Is Blind

    Michael must decide between his father and his relationship with Maggie (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), when she unknowingly gives him his father's case file; Lindsay fights to have the Ten Commandments removed from the courthouse lawn.

  • Arrested Development - Altar Egos (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Altar Egos

    Michael has a one-night stand with an attorney who turns out to be assigned to his father's case; Gob gets married on a dare; an undercover Security and Exchange Commission agent falls for George Sr.

  • Arrested Development - Staff Infection (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Staff Infection

    Michael forces the family to get jobs after finding out they have been receiving paychecks without working; Buster and Gob's brawl at a construction site turns into a disaster.

  • Arrested Development - Shock & Aww (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Shock & Aww

    Michael faces a problem when he falls for his son's ethics teacher (Heather Graham).

  • Arrested Development - Beef Consomme (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Beef Consomme

    Michael and Marta seek permission from Gob to elevate their relationship; Tobias faces his problem with nudity; George Sr. goes to his first hearing.

  • Arrested Development - Marta Complex (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Marta Complex

    After Michael makes an impassioned speech about love, Marta realizes she has feelings for him, and Lindsay realizes that she wants a divorce.

  • Arrested Development - Public Relations (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Public Relations

    An attempt to change the Bluth's image by hiring a publicist goes awry when the publicist falls for Michael; Tobias decides to return to Boston.

  • Arrested Development - Pier Pressure (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Pier Pressure

    Lindsay tells Michael he has been pushing George-Michael too hard; Buster tries to score some marijuana for Lucille 2's vertigo; Maeby is punished for her bad grades.

  • Arrested Development - Storming the Castle (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Storming the Castle

    When Michael devises a plan to break up Gob and Marta, he realizes he cannot go through with it; Lucille tries to come to terms with Buster's new romance; George Sr. finds religion while in solitary confinement.

  • Arrested Development - My Mother the Car (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    My Mother the Car

    As a birthday treat, Michael permits his mother to drive the Bluth truck; Buster and Lucille 2 go on their first date; George-Michael and Maeby try to sneak into an R-rated movie.

  • Arrested Development - In God We Trust (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    In God We Trust

    Lucille turns Michael and Lindsay against each other; George-Michael impresses Maeby with a manly costume he dons for a charity event; Buster's torrid affair with his mother's nemesis (Liza Minnelli) causes distress.

  • Arrested Development - Visiting Ours (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Visiting Ours

    Michael tries to get information out of his father during a visit with him in prison; Lucille and George share a conjugal visit; Maeby's parents' relationship is on the rocks.

  • Arrested Development - Charity Drive (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Charity Drive

    Gob and Lindsay accuse Michael of being cold and uncharitable; Lindsay volunteers herself at a bachelorette auction to raise money for charity.

  • Arrested Development - Key Decisions (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Key Decisions

    Busy Gob asks Michael to escort his girlfriend to an awards show; Lucille runs into her rival (Liza Minnelli).

  • Arrested Development - Bringing Up Buster (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Bringing Up Buster

    George-Michael tries out for the school play to get closer to Maeby; Gob breaks up with his girlfriend and has nowhere to go.

  • Arrested Development - Top Banana (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Top Banana

    Michael searches for paperwork to keep the family business afloat; George-Michael manages the banana stand.

  • Arrested Development - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Michael Bluth's (Jason Bateman) eccentric family suffers a reversal of fortune. With Portia de Rossi, Jeffrey Tambor and David Cross.

  • Arrested Development - The Sword of Destiny (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    The Sword of Destiny

    Gob y Buster se unen para hacer trucos magicos y utilizan la mano de plastica de Buster.

  • Arrested Development - Meet the Veals (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Meet the Veals

    Cuando George Michael le da a Ann una sortija de compromiso, michael decide que es demasiado y muy ligero y habla con los padres de ella.

  • Arrested Development - Spring Breakout (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Spring Breakout

    Gob confronta al editor de los videos que se burlaron de los errores en sus espectáculos de magia; Michael engaña a Lucille, metiéndola en rehabilitación, pero de repente tiene que tratar de sacarla de nuevo cuando George padre es secuestrado.

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