Reports all over the Internet have it that the long-awaited fourth season of Arrested Development will begin filming today and will debut on Netflix all on the same day sometime in early 2013.
Needless to say, I probably won’t be going to work that day. The first three seasons of Arrested Development stand as the best thing that has ever been on TV. And yeah, I’ve seen all of The Wire and Breaking Bad and most of The Sopranos and plenty of All in the Family and several episodes of Bethenny Ever After*.
Still, as this once-ridiculous pipedream moves closer to reality, I find myself growing more concerned that the new season of Arrested Development will not meet the standards of the first three and will thus sully the show’s near-perfect record. Even if the new shows are only half as good as the old ones they’ll still be worth watching, though.
Also, apparently Michael Cera now looks a lot like Beck:
*- This is not actually true. But I assume it is high art.