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By Kristin M. Barton

essentially 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 was once canceled by way of Fox in 2006, basically to be revived in 2013 through Netflix’s streaming carrier. past its cutting edge method of storytelling, the sequence lampooned modern American tradition, protecting up an unflattering reflect to trendy society.
This choice of new essays explores how the exhibit addressed matters akin to wealth and poverty, race, environmentalism and family members relationships. concentrating on the show’s iconic characters, the essays additionally reflect on 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 capacity for the way forward for television.

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