Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.
as Michael Bluth
as George Michael Bluth
as George Bluth Sr./Oscar Bluth
as Lucille Bluth
as George Oscar `Gob' Bluth II
as Buster Bluth
as Lindsay Funke
as Tobias Funke
as Mae `Maeby' Funke
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Critic reviews for Flight of the Phoenix
if great comedy is an ice cream sundae, "Flight of the Phoenix" is a frozen banana: It is one of the component ingredients of an ice cream sundae, but it's not quite all the way there.
Had both the luxury and the burden of being the episode to get the ball rolling on the show's return... Unfortunately though, the whole dorm storyline kind of lost steam along the way.
After watching "Flight of the Phoenix"... it felt like I was right back vicariously living through a dysfunctional family in sunny Newport Beach, California, where I was supposed to be all along.
I'll be looking forward in the weeks ahead to seeing if this fourth season does anything meaningful with its commentary on the intersections of business, government, and religion.
Regardless of the problems in season four, there's something wonderful about seeing Jason Bateman and Michael Cera slide so easily back into their dynamic.
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