History Trivia / ArrestedDevelopment

29th Jul '16 11:09:01 AM BigBertha
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* CareerResurrection: Creator/JasonBateman was a forgotten 80's TeenIdol (''Series/TheHoganFamily'') before landing his career-defining role as Michael Bluth.
22nd Jul '16 9:02:58 PM 64SuperNintendo
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*** Zuckerkorn himself, discussing a dead shark on a pier, ends the scene by [[JumptheShark jumping over it]].

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*** Zuckerkorn himself, discussing a dead shark on a pier, ends the scene by [[JumptheShark [[JumpTheShark jumping over it]].
23rd Mar '16 12:35:10 PM Prfnoff
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Zach Braff, Andy Richter, Liza Minelli, Creator/CharlizeTheron, Creator/BenStiller, Amy Poehler (who was actually married to Will Arnett, who portrays GOB, at the time) -- this show had a lot of famous guest stars.
** George Michael is Film/{{Scott Pilgrim|VsTheWorld}}. Also, Ann is Roxy Richter. And [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Katara]].
** George Bluth Sr. worked for the [[Film/{{Hellboy}} Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense]].
*** Probably more famously, he's [[Series/{{The Larry Sanders Show}} "Hey Now!" Hank Kingsley.]]
** [[{{Series/Seinfeld}} Elaine Benes]] as Maggie Lizer.
** Buster's drill instructor is [[Series/{{Reno 911}} Officer Jones]]!
** This isn't Reverend Veal's first time being on [[Series/{{Firefly}} a FOX show]] that got [[ScrewedByTheNetwork canceled before it could hit its stride]] only to be [[Film/{{Serenity}} revived]] afterwards. Oh, did we mention he's also [[Disney/WreckItRalph King Candy]] and [[Disney/{{Frozen}} the Duke of Weselton]]?
** What's [[Series/ThirtyRock Kenneth the Page]] doing on this show?
** The real estate agent in Seasons 2 and 4 is [[Film/TheHangover Stu]].
** [[Series/HappyDays Fonzie]] became a lawyer for a rich, dysfunctional family?!
*** And Chachi took over for him?
** Larry Middleman is Super Dave Osbourne.
** Michael's [[spoiler:mentally disabled]] girlfriend is [[Film/{{Prometheus}} Meredith Vickers]]!
** Gene Parmesan is [[Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch Mr. Kraft]].
*** Or [[Film/{{Clue}} Colonel Mustard]].
** Before becoming a lawyer, [[Series/BreakingBad Saul]] [[Series/BetterCallSaul Goodman]] was a marriage counsellor [[spoiler: who wanted to become an actor]]. (Actually it's David Cross's old co-star from ''Series/MrShow''.)
** Herbert Love was once an [[Film/TheExpendables Expendable]].
** Looks like former members of [[Series/TheOfficeUS Dunder-Mifflin]] found new jobs. Andy was a real estate agent, Tobias pitched another inane idea to Jim and Gabe and David Wallace are now in the military.
** In Season 4, young Lucille is played by [[Film/{{Bridesmaids}} Kristen Wiig]], while Creator/SethRogen plays young George Sr.
** Tobias [[Series/TheDrewCareyShow tried to kill Drew Carey. Twice.]]
** It appears [[Series/MadMen Roger Sterling]] has a new career as a doctor.
** You might remember John Beard as the guy responsible for [[MemeticMutation "hackers on steroids"]].
*** And his son is [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Jean Ralphio]].
** [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Neelix]] is a military official who escorts a group of protesters to their approved free speech zone.
** [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Howard Wolowitz]] is a colleague of Maeby's in "Meat the Veals".
** [[Series/BrooklynNineNine Jake Peralta]] stage manages the Blue Man Group, while [[Characters/BrooklynNineNine Doug Judy]] works as a security guard/hopeful bit player at Maeby's production company.
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** TheNondescript Ann Veal was played (after her first appearance) by Creator/MaeWhitman ([[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Katara]]). She's also [[{{WesternAnimation/Disney Fairies}} Tinkerbell]] and [[{{WesternAnimation/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012}} April O'Neil]].
*** Mae Whitman plays Roxy Richter in ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'', who is about as different from Ann as is possible. Coincidentally, Michael Cera (George Michael Bluth) was also in ''Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'' (he was Scott).
** Creator/JessicaWalter (Lucille Bluth) and Creator/JudyGreer (Kitty) both provides voices for main characters on ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' that are the same characters as on this show (Mallory and Lucille are vain, drunken, sexually promiscuous old women who have cheated on their husbands, don't know who their children's real fathers are, and abuse their kids by crushing their self-esteem and neglecting them, while Kitty and Cheryl/Carol/Cristal/Carina are both secretaries who exhibit more than a few signs of mental instability). Jeffrey Tambor (George Sr.) has had a recurring role in the series as well.
** The aforementioned Gene Parmesan, played by Martin Mull ([[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Vlad Plasmius]]).
** Maria Bamford of ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' and ''WebAnimation/BravestWarriors'' fame plays Debrie in Season 4.
** [[Film/TheGreatGatsby Myrtle Wilson]] is Ron Howard's daughter.
** GOB is [[{{WesternAnimation/The LEGO Movie}} Batman]]. He only works in black and very, very dark grey.
16th Feb '16 9:00:10 AM GreenLady
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** [[Series/BrooklynNineNine Jake Peralta and Doug Judy]] both work entry-level jobs at Maeby's production company.

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** [[Series/BrooklynNineNine Jake Peralta and Peralta]] stage manages the Blue Man Group, while [[Characters/BrooklynNineNine Doug Judy]] both work entry-level jobs works as a security guard/hopeful bit player at Maeby's production company.
16th Feb '16 8:54:38 AM GreenLady
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** [[Series/BrooklynNineNine Jake Peralta and Doug Judy]] both work entry-level jobs at Maeby's production company.
4th Feb '16 5:11:39 PM SaniOKh
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** Looks like former members of [[Series/TheOfficeUS Dunder-Mifflin]] found new jobs. Andy was a real estate agent, Tobias pitched another inane idea to Jim and Gabe is now in the military.

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** Looks like former members of [[Series/TheOfficeUS Dunder-Mifflin]] found new jobs. Andy was a real estate agent, Tobias pitched another inane idea to Jim and Gabe is and David Wallace are now in the military.
18th Jan '16 7:00:55 PM SolidSonicTH
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* StarMakingRole: For Creator/WillArnett and Creator/MichaelCera in particular.
29th Dec '15 1:03:58 PM CassandraLeo
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*** Creator/WillArnett and Creator/AmyPoehler were also married at the time the latter was portraying the former's wife on the show.
29th Dec '15 1:01:13 PM CassandraLeo
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** A couple of episodes were named in the IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming of ''Series/{{Friends}}''.
29th Dec '15 12:54:29 PM CassandraLeo
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** [[Series/{{Glee}} Sue Sylvester]] shows up in season one as Cyndi Lightballoon.

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** [[Series/{{Glee}} Sue Sylvester]] shows up in season one as Cyndi Cindi Lightballoon.
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