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List Rules Characters from Arrested Development

On May 26th, 2013, "Arrested Development" debuted a Season 5, 15-episode run on Netflix, marking the return of one of the biggest cult TV shows of all time. Originally cancelled by Fox after only 3 seasons, the series was resurrected by streaming giant Netflix and returned to answer questions that have been plaguing fans since the show's departure in 2006. Questions like "Did Maeby and George Michael get together?" "Has George Sr. been indicted yet?" and "Seriously, will Tobias ever find love?" The most important question to be answered now, however, is who is the best character on "Arrested Development"?

The return of AD on Netflix reintroduced the viewing public to all the best members of the extended Bluth family, and it also gives us a chance to reengage in the discussion about which Arrested Development cast members have created the most memorable characters on TV.

Who are the greatest Arrested Development characters? Vote on list to have your say. If your favorite AD character isn't on the list, make sure to add them so other fans can have a say in the discussion to decide the best character ever.

Once you're done over here, check out the best Arrested Development shirts to relive the best moments of the first three seasons in shirt form. Also, check out this list of the best Arrested Development supporting characters to rank the most entertaining non-Bluths / Fünkes (and also Oscar).
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960 241
Gob Bluth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Will Arnett

2
960 208
Tobias Fünke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
David Cross

3
687 216
Byron

4
664 208
Lucille Bluth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Jessica Walter

5
525 185
Michael Bluth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Jason Bateman

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437 177
George Bluth Sr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Jeffrey Tambor

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463 163
George Michael Bluth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Michael Cera

8
459 164
Maeby Fünke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Alia Shawkat

9
366 140
Barry Zuckerkorn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Henry Winkler

10
388 154
Lindsay Bluth Fünke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Portia de Rossi

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321 133
Franklin Delano Bluth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Will Arnett

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183 80
Gene Parmesan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
hedgehog_fuzz added Martin Mull - Martin Mull

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199 152
Oscar Bluth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Jeffrey Tambor

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201 130
Hel-loh "Annyong" Bl... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters

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121 12
Narrator is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added James Stewart, Jouji Yanami, Lorraine Bracco

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191 134
Steve Holt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Justin Grant Wade

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198 142
Carl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Carl Weathers

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156 105
J. Walter Weatherman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters

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190 125
Bob Loblaw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Scott Baio

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200 159
Lucille Austero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Lucille Austero Liza Minelli

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187 157
Kitty Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Judy Greer

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143 108
Larry Middleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Bob Einstein

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164 150
Ann Veal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Mae Whitman

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111 96
Wayne Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
John Michael Higgins

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139 130
Maggie Lizer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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128 134
Rita Leeds is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Charlize Theron

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68 29
Tony Wonder is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Ben Stiller

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90 107
Stan Sitwell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Ed Begley, Jr

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61 15
Phylidia Featherbottom is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added David Cross

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89 97
Rebel Alley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
carlybobarly added Rebel Alley Isla Fisher

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48 24
White Power Bill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added David Reynolds

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48 25
Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Ron Howard

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38 56
Jack Dorso is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
joeyreds47 added Martin Short

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38 21
John Beard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added John Beard

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61 91
Herbert Love is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
carlybobarly added Herbert Love Terry Crews

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30 23
Marta Estrella is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Patricia Velásquez

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29 26
Sally Sitwell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Christine Taylor

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42 29
Wife of Gob is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Amy Poehler

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33 21
Andy Richter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Andy Richter

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39 91
Argyle Austero is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
carlybobarly added Argyle Austero Tommy Tune

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15 26
Beth Baerly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Heather Graham

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24 23
Starla is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
lionelstevens1 added Marguerite Moreau

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3 1
Paul
GaberSaber added Paul "P-Hound" Huan Richard J

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2 0
Emmett Richter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
GaberSaber added Emmett Richter

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2 0
Rocky Richter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
GaberSaber added Rocky Richter

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2 0
Donnie Richter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
GaberSaber added Donnie Richter

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0 0
Chareth Richter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
GaberSaber added Chareth Richter

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0 0
Dr. Norman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
GaberSaber added Dr. Norman

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2 3
Officer Taylor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters
Jay Johnston

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2 3
Officer Carter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arrested Development Characters