REVIEW: Arrested Development – Season 5 (Part 2)

 

Synopsis: Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.


FULL REVIEW: CONTAINS SPOILERS


Verdict

This season of Arrested Development is pretty much just more of the same. While there are a few chuckles throughout and the actors finally share some scenes together, the cyclical storyline has become stale with its self-imploding style and tiresome characters. Thankfully through it all, they manage to find a way to put a fitting end to this family’s chaotic story. From its overdone stylistic choices to its mundane, repetitive humour, this season mercifully puts the Bluths out of their misery.

Score: 4.5/10

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