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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 The B Team
"The B. Team" is easily the most self-aware and meta episode thus far, which, four episodes in, doesn't sound like much... Yet I think this might be the best episode so far.
I almost can't say anything about the super-team of Carl Weathers, James Lipton and Andy Richter.
It's certainly an improvement over the George Sr. and Lindsay episodes, but still doesn't completely take off - but it does have some more inspiration behind it and more memorable moments.
The meta aspect elevates this one a bit - Arrested Development fans were teased with the possibility of a feature film for years after the Fox cancelation - as does a solid guest turn by Isla Fisher...
To me they feel more like they're taking two episodes' worth of Lindsay material and two episodes' worth of Michael material and condensing it all. For that reason, they're a little exhausting, I agree.
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