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Arrested Development: Season 2 (2004-2005)






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Air date: Nov 7, 2004
Air date: Nov 14, 2004
Air date: Nov 21, 2004
Air date: Dec 5, 2004
Air date: Dec 12, 2004
Air date: Dec 19, 2004
Air date: Jan 16, 2005
Air date: Jan 23, 2005
Air date: Jan 30, 2005
Air date: Feb 13, 2005
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The Bluth family return for a second season of quirky misadventures as Gob (Will Arnett) takes over running the company. Meanwhile, Lindsay (Portia de Rossi) and Tobias (David Cross) try an open marriage, and a bounty hunter tails Michael (Jason Bateman). Other familiar faces in Season 2 include Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Cera, Jessica Walter, Tony Hale, Henry Winkler and Liza Minnelli.

Network: Netflix
Premiere Date: Nov 7, 2004
Executive Producer:


Jason Bateman
as Michael Bluth
Michael Cera
as George-Michael
Jeffrey Tambor
as George Bluth Sr.
Jessica Walter
as Lucille Bluth
Will Arnett
as George Oscar Bluth I...
Tony Hale
as Buster Bluth
Portia de Rossi
as Lindsay Funke
David Cross
as Tobias Funke
Alia Shawkat
as Mae `Maeby' Funke
Thomas Jane
as Himself
Martin Mull
as Gene Parmesan
Ben Stiller
as Tony Wonder
Martin Short
as Uncle Jack
Dave Attell
as Himself
Dick Van Patten
as Cal Cullen
Liza Minnelli
as Lucille Austero/Luci...
Jeff Garlin
as Mort Meyers
Christine Taylor
as Sally Sitwell
Zach Braff
as Phillip Litt
Jay Johnston
as Officer Taylor
Mo Collins
as Starla
Rob Huebel
as Dave Williams
Rob Corddry
as Moses Taylor
Marc Cherry
as Himself
Jerry Minor
as Officer Carter
Jason Aaron Tinero
as Young Buster
Sam Pancake
as James Alan Spangler
Becky Thyre
as Loretta
Paul Feig
as Wizard
Ross Gottstein
as Optometrist
Maggie Rowe
as Juror No. 4
Justin Lee
as Annyong
Kevin Heffernan
as Announcer
R.F. Daley
as Country Club Manager
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Critic Reviews for Arrested Development: Season 2

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

Arrested Development looks even better this fall, against an even more contemptible lineup of reality dreck.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

Writing?nay, thinking?about Arrested fosters in me two unproductive urges: to describe how hilarious the show is, and to beg people to watch it.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013

Put simply, this is the best sitcom on television, a biting yet somehow endearing exploration of family dysfunction.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013
The Atlantic
Top Critic

Smart, unruly, and very fast, Arrested is the ultimate TV series for our TiVo age.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Arrested Development: Season 2

The hilarity continues in the second season of Arrested Development as things get even crazier. The story of the Bluth family picks up where Season 1 left off as George flees from the law and takes shelter in the attic of the model home that his family lives in; meanwhile Michael and Gob compete for control of the family business as their estranged uncle tries to reconnect with their brother Buster. The show is jam-packed with plots for each character that carry over from episode to episode, which gives the series a very rich and textured feel. And the comedy hits harder as the humor gets more outlandish and irreverent. The guest stars also get bigger this season, and include J.K. Simmons, Martin Short, Ben Stiller, and everyone's favorite...Franklin. Another brilliant season of television, Arrested Development: Season 2 is a laugh riot that doesn't let up.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

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Lucas Martins

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