The WORST Episodes of Arrested Development
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 4, 2019
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.
#1 - Chain Migration
Season 5 - Episode 11
As George Sr. attempts to win back Lucille, Michael assembles a mold of their scheme. Meanwhile, Buster gets caught up in Tobias and Gob's business.
#2 - Taste Makers
Season 5 - Episode 10
Michael jumps at a chance to spend more time with George-Michael, who seeks a clueless president for Fakeblock. Tobias relocates his makeshift family.
#3 - The Untethered Sole
Season 5 - Episode 13
Buster's brief appearance in a TV weather report puts the Bluths back in hot water, but Michael has a plan involving his son's definitely real company.
#4 - Saving for Arraignment Day
Season 5 - Episode 14
As the trial kicks off, the Guilty Guys throw the family for a loop. Lucille learns surprising news about Dusty. George-Michael plots a distraction.
#5 - Unexpected Company
Season 5 - Episode 9
Buster fails to show for his own prison release party. Michael examines company financial records. George-Michael seeks Anonymous help to deceive Rebel.
#6 - Courting Disasters
Season 5 - Episode 15
George and Lucille overestimate their new lawyer's expertise in the courtroom. Two familiar faces testify, and a video sheds more light on the case.
#7 - Premature Independence
Season 5 - Episode 8
As the Second of July parade approaches, Sally steps up her campaign against Lindsay while the Bluths again struggle to keep their stories straight.
#8 - Sinking Feelings
Season 5 - Episode 5
The Bluths receive/present their award, but it weighs on George Sr. and creates new problems. Michael and George-Michael have a deep conversation.
#9 - Check Mates
Season 5 - Episode 12
George Sr., Lucille and Maeby give honesty a try. Good news becomes bad for George-Michael. Michael remembers there's always money ... somewhere.
#10 - Self-Deportation
Season 5 - Episode 2
For varying reasons, most of the Bluths (even Steve Holt) feel compelled to run off to Mexico. Michael tries to convince Buster to go to the police.
#11 - Family Leave
Season 5 - Episode 1
Surprises greet Michael at the penthouse and Sudden Valley. George-Michael confides in Maeby, who's trying to avoid Sudden Valley.
#12 - Everyone Gets Atrophy
Season 5 - Episode 3
The family unites behind Lindsay’s campaign, but Michael senses that something is amiss. Maeby has an idea that George-Michael likes a little too much.
#13 - An Old Start
Season 5 - Episode 4
Gob acquires a new office for the company with a "premium view." Michael gets a shock when he returns to a place that holds a lot of memories.
#14 - The Fallout
Season 5 - Episode 16
As the Bluths come together to unveil a wall, they once again discover that they deserve nothing more than to be saddled with each other forever.
#15 - Emotional Baggage
Season 5 - Episode 6
Michael attempts to bail out Buster. George-Michael finally meets the Howards, and Ron informs Michael that his plans for the movie have changed.
#16 - Rom-Traum
Season 5 - Episode 7
George-Michael thinks he's being lied to by Michael, who thinks he's being lied to by George Sr. Gob hires guys to help with his "closet conversion."
#22 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Meet the Bluths. In the pilot, Michael decides to take a job in Arizona after being passed over by George Sr. for head of the Bluth Company. George Sr. is jailed, and the family realizes they need Michael.
#25 - Bringing Up Buster
Season 1 - Episode 3
Michael spends quality time with Buster. George Michael auditions for a school play to get closer to Maeby. Gob breaks up with his girlfriend and has nowhere to go.