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Critic's notebook

Bye, bye, Bluths

'Arrested Development' was too witty and subtle to last

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / February 9, 2006

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There's no point in getting righteously ticked off about the end of ''Arrested Development." The show was born to be a martyr. It was built for TV fanatics and Hollywood insiders, and its three-year run has been an unexpected gift. I doubt Fox honchos truly believed the brilliantly insane sitcom would become a Nielsen hit when it premiered in 2003, ... (Full article: 952 words)

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