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Netflix gives away Bluth Bananas ahead of Arrested Development premiere

There’s always money in the banana stand
Fri May 03 2013, 14:52
Arrested Development Bluth Bananas on sale in Soho

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT FANS are counting the days until those zany Bluths will be back on our screens on 26 May, thanks to the good folks at Netflix.

In a tasty teaser treat the online streaming service today further whetted our appetites with some free frozen bananas, a staple of any Bluth diet. That and a Skip's scramble.

The INQUIRER was among a crowd of people to flock to Berwick Street market to take advantage of a free Bluth Banana - for the uninitiated that's a banana coated in chocolate - served by two Bluth employees.

Sadly Michael, GOB and George Michael were nowhere to be seen - no doubt the stair car couldn't navigate the twisty streets of Soho ("you're going to get hop-ons") - but 300 delicious chocolate banana creations were given away in around twenty minutes.

However, George senior would no doubt be shocked to know that while he languishes in jail his son is failing to instill the correct mottos on the staff, with one of the two banana staff repeatedly shouting to the public, "There's always money in the bananas!"

Come on... everyone knows it's, "There's always money in the banana stand!"

A Bluth banana from the banana stand in Soho

Netflix signed a deal with Fox, the original home of the show, in 2011 to create a new series of episodes after the show was cruelly dropped by the US network for low ratings and risque subject matter.

When Netflix announced the new series of Arrested Development, it planned to stream the episodes only in the US. Fortunately, the firm has since taken pity on those never-nude fans based outside the US and will be showing the episodes in the UK as well. µ


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