'Arrested Development' Trailer: The Bluths Are Back! [Video]
Huzzah! Yes, "Arrested Development" fans, this is actually happening: The cult comedy is returning this month for an all-new season on Netflix, and the trailer above gives us our first peek at all the Bluth family madness.
It's hard to discern any actual plot from these 96 seconds, but we do get plenty of nods to our favorite "AD" in-jokes. As the trailer opens, Michael (Jason Bateman) lands in sweltering-hot Phoenix and scorches his hand on a cab's door handle, letting out a Cornballer-inspired "Mother of God!" Ah, "Arrested Development"... we've missed you.
We also see Michael check in on his son George Michael (Michael Cera) at college -- and find cousin Maeby (Alia Shawkat) in his room, so that whole "Les Cousins Dangereux" thing is still happening, apparently. And things are still not going great for the Bluth Company… as the vulture perched by Michael at one point would indicate.
But plot, schmot: We're just happy to see the entire Bluth family back and making each other miserable again. Lindsay (Portia de Rossi) and Tobias (David Cross) are still faking a happy marriage; Lucille (Jessica Walter) is still threatening to cut the cord with Buster (Tony Hale), shouting "Good luck with your night terrors!"; and Gob (Will Arnett) is still strutting around performing "illusions" to the tune of "The Final Countdown."
It all looks fantastic. And just think: In two short weeks, we'll have 15 more episodes of "AD" in our lives. Just enough time to stock up on frozen bananas and juice boxes.
The new season of "Arrested Development" premieres Sunday, 5/26 on Netflix.