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By Kristin M. Barton

some of the most critically-acclaimed tv sequence of all time, Arrested Development is generally hailed as a state-of-the-art comedy that broke the conventional sitcom mould. The winner of six Emmys, the sequence used to be canceled through Fox in 2006, in basic terms to be revived in 2013 through Netflix’s streaming carrier. past its leading edge method of storytelling, the sequence lampooned modern American tradition, maintaining up an unflattering replicate to fashionable society.
This choice of new essays explores how the express addressed matters similar to wealth and poverty, race, environmentalism and kin relationships. targeting the show’s iconic characters, the essays additionally examine Arrested Development because it stands subsequent to such works of fiction as Hamlet, The Godfather and the writings of Kafka. additionally lined is the show’s reinvention of the sitcom style, and what its revival on Netflix potential for the way forward for television.

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