Arrested Development Returns! The Ten Best Bluth Family Musical Performances



The single-camera sitcom to which all other single-camera sitcoms must answer is almost certainly, no-really-this-time-we-promise, coming back. And it's not just a movie, as has been rumored since Ron Howard's only on-screen appearance at the very end of the show's final episode. No, we allegedly get a short season updating us on the progress of each character in turn plus a movie! Huzzah!

The Bluths aren't exactly a musical family, but nearly every character performed at least once during the show's initial run. Below, we bring you the Bluth family's top ten forays into song. Note: All images appear courtesy of Fox and Hulu.

10. Buster! You can't do that on the balcony, buddy? Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot


Mom says it's too windy.

9. The word he was looking for was creepy. Season 2, Episode 6: Afternoon Delight


8. Gob has an epiphany. Season 2, Episode 18: The Righteous Brothers


7. Leather daddy gets a gig. Season 1, Episode 9: Storming The Castle


6. Michael breaks out the old guitar / Buster tries to forget his recent losses. Season 3, Episode 7: Prison Break-In


5. An enchanting entrance. Season 2, Episode 16: Meet The Veals

tobias_attempts_a_dramatic_entrance.jpg read the label, you should always read it well, in the most delicious way! 4. Tobias looks for work. Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot


Hello, my name is Dr. Tobias Funke. I was Chief Resident of Psychiatry at Mass General for two years, and I did my fellowship in psycholinguistics at M.I.T . And this is "I'm A Bad, Bad, Man" from Annie Get Your Gun.

3. Franklin comes alive, take one. Season 2, Episode 18: The Righteous Brothers


I tried to express something to you in some of those numbers. And maybe, just maybe, heal this country a little bit.

2. "Afternoon Delight" is more adult themed than its innocent melody would have you believe. Season 2, Episode 6: Afternoon Delight


1. Dr. Funke's 100 Percent Natural Good-Time Family Band Solution Season 1, Episode 19: Best Man For The Gob

You're out of the band.