Quo Vadimus

Sunday, August 01, 2004


Funny vehicles to drive on top of their speech impediments.

[If you missed the initial airings of Arrested Development and are waiting for the DVDs, note that Page 2 of the linked article contains a SPOILER re George Senior.]

"And so the writers' room on the Fox lot is already decorated with multicolored cards listing ideas for the coming season. The writers want to make Tobias, the David Cross character, an understudy for the Blue Man Group, thus requiring him to constantly wait by the phone wearing blue makeup. They may introduce a new member of the family who — like the missing sister on "The Osbournes" — had previously refused to participate. "I'd love to go back through scenes from the first season and show her being blurred out in the background," Mr. Hurwitz said, laughing. Most audaciously, he would like Michael, Mr. Bateman's character, to chew out his son for being attracted to a cousin, then fall in love with a woman who will be played by Mr. Bateman's real-life sister, the actress Justine Bateman."

posted by Linus | 12:18 PM