Arrested Development: Season 4, Episode 5

A New Start (26 May 2013)

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Tobias searches for meaning after splitting with Lindsay, only to find that old habits die hard.


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Tobias searches for meaning after splitting with Lindsay, only to find that old habits die hard.

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The subplot about DeBrie playing Sue Storm in an ultra-cheap Fantastic Four movie, made in a few days just to retain the rights, is loosely based on fact. The Fantastic Four (1994) was made for an estimated $1.5 million. According to Stan Lee the studio's motive was keeping the rights to the franchise from expiring, and the cast didn't know it was never intended for release. See more »


Tobias Fünke: And I recognize you from somewhere, but it's not from the Fantastic Four. It's from somewhere else.
Debrie Bardeaux: I've done some things I'm not proud of.
Tobias Fünke: Episodics? Been there.
Narrator: It wasn't episodic.
[flashback to a bedroom film set with a visible boom mike and actors reading off cue cards]
Narrator: She had been in a series of softcore porn movies about women leading straight men into gay sex called "Straightbait".
Debrie Bardeaux: This is my brother. He's gay. If you want to have sex with me, then you've got to have sex with him first.
'Gay' Straightbait Actor: ...
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