Top 10 Arrested Development Characters [As Voted by My Followers]
Honorable Mention: Ann Paul Veal
Really funny how people making fun of immigrants speaking “broken english” only know one fucking language.
"If it will make you feel better, when he gets back - give him a hug."
“His nickname for Deborah was Hilda, as she had often enjoyed playing the part of a cockney char lady in their off-screen moments (…)
David’s fate was the most heartbreaking of anyone I have known. He, who had enjoyed words both as a raconteur and as a writer, whose playful mind perceived life to be more comical and absurd than anything else, was finally stricken by a disease that seemed to have come along for no reason and that locked him into a solitary confinement that his courageous spirit battled against hopelessly. In the end he was unable to speak or eat, and a few months before he was released from the torture chamber his body had become, he scrawled a final note to Deborah, his ‘Hilda’, that gave proof that he was still there, struggling to send a last message to his friend. Through her tears she managed to decipher the words and went off to her bedroom to weep. And I felt as if a heavy stone had fallen on my heart.” (Peter Viertel)
In his letter, David warned Deborah to beware of working too hard and taking on too much: “Dear old chum,” he wrote, “don’t stretch the elastic too far, because it snaps, and that is what has happened to me.”
David Niven (March 1, 1910 - July 29, 1983)
But always you will have the glorious memories of Rydell High. Rydell forever.