Sunday’s announcement that Arrested Development would be returning
for a limited television run and a movie had virtually zero effect on the
Syracuse University student body.

that a hip hop group?” asked Eugene Hamm, a junior television-radio-film major.

Hurwitz, creator of the series, announced his plans at the New Yorker Festival for
a limited nine- to 10- episode series that would lead into the long-awaited
movie adaptation.

‘s poor ratings helped it from ever becoming a “mainstream”
show, resulting in its unilateral popularity among people who wear anything
ironically. The Emmy-winning comedy, which currently sits at #38 on, was cancelled after its third season in 2006.

the promise of more Arrested Development
thrilled certain Tumblr and Twitter users, the news went by relatively
unnoticed on-campus.

it’s not Jersey Shore, then I’m not
interested,” said Allie Miller, a freshman undecided in the College of Arts and

struggled to remember where they had heard the name before.

that the show with the boy who looks like a turtle from Juno?” asked Cindy Michaelson, a senior education major. “Or am I
confusing him with the kid from Zombieland?”

of the news was completely different in the Hipster Learning Community in
Lawrinson Hall, where residents were ecstatic.

is the best news of my life,” said David Rosenthal, a junior double majoring in
linguistic studies and photography. “I literally haven’t watched TV since they
cancelled it. If this doesn’t actually happen, I’m going to be so pissed.”

             Although Arrested Development suffered from unpopularity during its
three-season run, members of its small but loyal fan base are struggling to
spread word of its impending return.

don’t understand why people don’t watch it,” said Rosenthal. “The Bluths always
seemed a little bit Jewish to me. Shouldn’t that automatically find a niche at