History Recap / ArrestedDevelopmentS1E1Pilot

15th Jul '16 4:36:24 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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''(a moment of awkward silence)''\\



'''Michael:''' Oh, okay. Well, then, so, technically itís not really an "intervention". It's a little bit more of an ''imposition'', if you think about it.

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'''Michael:''' Oh, okay. Well, then, so, technically itís it's not really an "intervention". It's a little bit more of an ''imposition'', if you think about it.\\
'''Lindsay:''' Oh, whatever you wanna call it!\\
'''Michael:''' I'd love to call it an "imposition".
15th Jul '16 4:31:45 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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'''Michael:''' Oh, okay. Well, then, so, technically itís not really an intervention. It's a little bit more of an ''imposition'', if you think about it.

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'''Michael:''' Oh, okay. Well, then, so, technically itís not really an intervention."intervention". It's a little bit more of an ''imposition'', if you think about it.
21st Jun '16 5:40:26 PM CassandraLeo
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Interwiki: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_(Arrested_Development) Wikipedia]] -- [[http://arresteddevelopment.wikia.com/wiki/Pilot Wikia]] -- [[http://the-op.com/episode/101 Balboa Observer-Picayune]] -- [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0515236/ IMDB]]

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Interwiki: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_(Arrested_Development) Wikipedia]] -- [[http://arresteddevelopment.wikia.com/wiki/Pilot Wikia]] -- [[http://the-op.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20130126094738/http://the-op.com/episode/101 Balboa Observer-Picayune]] -- [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0515236/ IMDB]]
13th Mar '16 12:55:33 AM Silverblade2
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* TheDitz: Buster, reading a map: "Obviously, this blue part here is the land."



* TooDumbToLive: Buster, reading a map: "Obviously, this blue part here is the land."
11th Mar '16 2:55:18 PM Silverblade2
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* ChekhovsGag: Lindsay interrupts her claim that not all homosexuals are flamboyant to note that she has the exact same blouse that one of them is wearing. [[spoiler:It ''is'' her blouse, on Tobias.]]
** George Michael comments that he thinks he already has the board game ''Monopoly'', following Gob's trick at the banana stand. [[spoiler: Later, when Lindsay finds him getting ready to leave for Phoenix, he's in the process of packing away at least 3 identical copies of the game.]]

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* ChekhovsGag: Lindsay interrupts her claim that not all homosexuals are flamboyant to note that she has the exact same blouse that one of them is wearing. [[spoiler:It It ''is'' her blouse, on Tobias.]]
Tobias.
** George Michael comments that he thinks he already has the board game ''Monopoly'', following Gob's trick at the banana stand. [[spoiler: Later, when Lindsay finds him getting ready to leave for Phoenix, he's in the process of packing away at least 3 identical copies of the game.]]



* {{Foreshadowing}}: "This is George Michael's cousin, Maeby."
** After getting sick of his family, Michael gets a job at Sitwell Housing in Phoenix. [[spoiler:He does it again in the first episode of Season 2. Michael temporarily moves to Phoenix for real in Season 4; unfortunately, he realizes too late that Phoenix has fairly extreme heatwaves.]]
** George Sr. notes that he has "the worst fucking attorneys". Episodes later, we meet the family's terrible attorney, Barry Zuckercorn.



** And after Gob asks "Are those police boats?" [[spoiler:He's serious. They are.]]

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** And after Gob asks "Are those police boats?" [[spoiler:He's He's serious. They are.]]
12th Jan '16 11:24:47 PM CassandraLeo
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However, after a disastrous experiment with having Buster as the acting CEO of the Bluth Company, the Bluths realize that only Michael has the skills to keep the family business afloat, so they stage an "intervention" (which Michael [[YouKeepUsingThatWord points out is actually an imposition]]) to tell Michael to help them. Michael [[RefusalOfTheCall refuses]], explaining that he has gotten a job in Phoenix, but Lindsay says he should visit their father before leaving. Michael figures that he should at least give George the courtesy of a formal resignation, and visits him in the prison asking why he didn't get the post as partner. George informs him that he put Lucille in charge because he knew the SEC where after him, and if Michael was promoted he would have been arrested as an accomplice. So he chose Lucille, as he believes they cannot arrest a husband and wife for the same crime. Michael tells him that isn't true, and George curses the advice of his attorneys.

Michael returns to the model home to back, where he overhear George Michael confessing to Lindsay that he wishes the family stay together, since he's been so lonely since [[MissingMom the death of his mother]]. Moved by this, Michael decides to stay in California and try to save the company. The episode ends with the family gathered together around a Monopoly board, where Michael announces to George Michael that Lindsay, Tobias, and Maeby will move in with them in the model home. George Michael is delighted to hear this, but his happiness quickly turns into worry when he learns that he will be sharing a room with his cousin.

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However, after a disastrous experiment with having Buster as the acting CEO of the Bluth Company, the Bluths realize that only Michael has the skills to keep the family business afloat, so they stage an "intervention" (which Michael [[YouKeepUsingThatWord points out is actually an imposition]]) to tell Michael to help them. Michael [[RefusalOfTheCall refuses]], explaining that he has gotten a job in Phoenix, but Lindsay says he should visit their father before leaving. Michael figures that he should at least give George the courtesy of a formal resignation, and visits him in the prison asking why he didn't get the post as partner. George informs him that he put Lucille in charge because he knew the SEC where were after him, and if Michael was promoted he would have been arrested as an accomplice. So he chose Lucille, as he believes they cannot arrest a husband and wife for the same crime. Michael tells him that isn't true, and George curses the advice of his attorneys.

Michael returns to the model home to back, where he overhear overhears George Michael confessing to Lindsay that he wishes the family would stay together, since he's been so lonely since [[MissingMom the death of his mother]]. Moved by this, Michael decides to stay in California and try to save the company. The episode ends with the family gathered together around a Monopoly board, where Michael announces to George Michael that Lindsay, Tobias, and Maeby will move in with them in the model home. George Michael is delighted to hear this, but his happiness quickly turns into worry when he learns that he will be sharing a room with his cousin.
12th Jan '16 11:23:58 PM CassandraLeo
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* ArtShift: The lighting and sets are noticably different from how they would appear after the show was greenlit.
* BreakoutCharacter: George Sr. was originally supposed to spend the rest of the series in prison, but the producers loved Jeffery Tambor so much that they wrote him to eventually have a role in every subsequent episode.

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* ArtShift: The lighting and sets are noticably noticeably different from how they would appear after the show was greenlit.
* BreakoutCharacter: George Sr. was originally supposed to spend the rest of the series in prison, but the producers loved Jeffery Tambor Creator/JeffreyTambor so much that they wrote him to eventually have a role in every subsequent episode.
15th Feb '15 1:29:04 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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'''Michael:''' Oh, okay. Well, then, so, technically itís not really an intervention. It's a little bit more of an imposition, if you think about it.

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'''Michael:''' Oh, okay. Well, then, so, technically itís not really an intervention. It's a little bit more of an imposition, ''imposition'', if you think about it.
24th Jan '15 9:21:02 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* StagingAnIntervention: The Bluth family holds one for Michael to get him to take charge of the company after Buster proves unable to perform the task. Michael recognizes the intervention and even states it as such. The family denies this and starts to lay out their issues. Michael then says the intervention is more of an imposition.

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* StagingAnIntervention: The Bluth family holds one for Michael to get him to take charge of the company after Buster proves unable to perform the task. Michael recognizes the intervention points out that an "intervention" doesn't work that way, and even states it as such. The family denies this and starts to lay out their issues. Michael then says the intervention what they are doing is more of an imposition.
9th Oct '14 7:23:42 PM Tallens
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* StagingAnIntervention: The Bluth family holds one for Michael to get him to take charge of the company after Buster proves unable to perform the task. Michael recognizes the intervention and even states it as such. The family denies this and starts to lay out their issues. Michael then says the intervention is more of an imposition.
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