What do you do when your father is in jail for committing ‘light treason;’ your mother is a lush; your twin sister is a shopaholic who can’t decide whether to divorce her psychologist-turned-actor husband; your brother is a failing magician; your other brother is a momma’s boy; and your son is in love with his cousin? Move into your family’s failed model home and try to save the family company, which is what Michael Bluth tries to do in Arrested Development. It’s been a couple years since Netflix revived the Emmy-winning series, so let’s take a look at 13 things you didn’t know about the show.
Series director Ron Howard plays himself in Season four and Isla Fisher plays his daughter Rebel Alley. Rebel is named after the location where she was conceived, just like Howard’s real children Bryce Dallas Howard, and twins Paige and Jocelyn Carlyle Howard (for the Carlyle Hotel).Michael Yarish / © Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection