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Arrested Development illegally downloaded 100,000 times in first day

By Dave LeClair
May 29, 2013
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  1. Netflix recently launched another exclusive on its video streaming service, this time bringing back a classic from the early 2000s, the critically acclaimed sitcom Arrested Development. Fifteen new episodes launched on May 26 and they are already quite popular on...

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  2. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,151   +195

    Publicity stunt?

    Pirate bay says Arrested Development seasons 1,2,and 3 only has 191 seeds at the moment.

    In comparison game of thrones episode 8 has 29302.
     
  3. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 1,155   +233

    Just a number...what is the ratio? If 100,000 compared to 3,457,653,234, I would say "so what".
     
  4. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,677   +1,064

    True, but there's only about 100 million households in the US, so 3 billion downloads would be quite an achievement. :) Also, this was in the first day, not total.

    What I want to know is if the show is any good. It's front and center when you log into Netflix, but the commercials I've seen look really dumb to me. Anyone watched it?
     
  5. Wagan8r

    Wagan8r TS Evangelist Posts: 593   +50

    Start from the beginning. It's hilarious. Of course, the humor may not be for everyone.
     
  6. Jesse

    Jesse TS Evangelist Posts: 359   +40

    I loved seasons 1-3, but season 4 really isn't doing it for me in the same way. Enjoyable, certainly, but a little disappointing after waiting so long. I'd still highly recommend the whole series though.
     

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