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Arrested Development: Season 5 (2018)




Critic Consensus: Arrested Development finds itself back in familiar form, recapturing much of the cast's chemistry and comedic brilliance -- though it still doesn't quite live up to its own past.


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Series 5 picks up where series 4 left off which saw Buster being arrested for the murder of Lucille Austero which sees a whodunnit situation arise as a murder mystery seems to be among them.


Jason Bateman
as Michael Bluth
Michael Cera
as George Michael Bluth
Jeffrey Tambor
as George Bluth Sr./Oscar Bluth
Jessica Walter
as Lucille Bluth
Will Arnett
as George Oscar `Gob' Bluth II
Tony Hale
as Buster Bluth
Portia de Rossi
as Lindsay Funke
David Cross
as Tobias Funke
Alia Shawkat
as Mae `Maeby' Funke
Liza Minnelli
as Lucille Austero
Henry Winkler
as Barry Zuckerkorn
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All Critics (43) | Top Critics (16)

The Bluths are a terrible lot, and the show never lets us forget it, but there's something cruel, and boring, about continuing to harp on Buster's otherness.

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…
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Better than the fourth season -- which isn't saying much, admittedly -- with lots of pleasures, and some padding, too.

June 5, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

No programme is more infuriatingly chuffed with itself.

May 29, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Overall, it's more coherent and consistent than season four... even if it's not as inspired as the prime of the series.

May 24, 2018 | Full Review…

With the cast reunited and a better understanding of what made the characters lovable lunkheads to begin with, the new season can be effortlessly enjoyable; a pleasure to watch instead of something you have to dig through to find the parts you love.

May 22, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Fine food never tastes as good when it is reheated a few days later. Arrested Development season five feels like reheated meat that smells way past its expiration date.

October 29, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

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