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Memorial Day is often marked with many sorts of celebration, but here's something worth remembering: It was one year ago today that "Arrested Development" rose from the ashes of cancellation for a much-anticipated fourth season. Unfortunately, that anticipation might have worked against the show's return -- season four's Metacritic ranking dropped from an 89 average to 71, with critics and audiences having problems accepting its unique overlapping of narrative to accommodate Netflix's enabling of binge-viewing.  But one year later, how has the season settled into the public consciousness? How does it hold up upon repeat viewings? And can we expect anything like it again? Liz: "Arrested Development" was a big deal for me when it originally aired -- watched religiously, still quote to this day. So I was prepared to forgive a lot of season four, but I was also really excited for the promised interweaving of episodes, because I like a »


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