11 Brilliant 'Arrested Development' Shout Outs To Its Actors' Past Roles
Here are 11 of the best times when “Arrested Development” makes a reference to an actor’s real life or past roles.
Henry Winkler making the Fonz pose and jumping a shark.
Henry Winkler playing against type as the incompetent, foul-mouthed, bi-curious family lawyer was one of the great casting coups of “Arrested Development”. Also, if any show deserved to have Winkler recreate both his classic Fonzie pose AND his infamous shark jumping, it was this one.
Amy Poehler cast as GOB’s wife.
Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are married in real life, so it was logical to cast Amy Poehler as GOB’s unnamed seal-dealing wife. (Although I’m going to go with GOB’s theory that his super-hot wife with huge cans is named Crindy.)