May 26, 2013 12:38pm PT by Erik Hayden
Mitch Hurwitz to 'Arrested Development' Fans: 'This is Yours Now'
As fans greedily devour Arrested Development episodes this Memorial Day weekend, Mitch Hurwitz took a moment to address the show's supporters and detractors.
In a handwritten note posted on the Netflix comedy's Facebook page, the creator of the show stated that he was "so grateful for another chance to bring these characters to life and could not have done so without your consistent effort to 'spread the word' about it."
He also reiterated some viewing advice: please don't watch the episodes out of order.
All episodes of the show debuted at 12:01 am on May 26, capping years of anticipation of seeing the original cast reprise their roles as the dysfunctional Bluth family.
"But really this is yours now," he wrote about the season 4 revival, adding: "Except for the obvious copyright issues. And you have to subscribe to Netflix."
He signs the note: "I
love don't know you."
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