On the acclaimed Fox/Netflix TV series “Arrested Development,” executive producer Ron Howard narrates the story of the Bluth family, providing transition to various connected but unrelated events, occasionally providing his own commentary on the proceedings and most importantly, he fact checks statements. If the Bluth’s tell a lie, Howard’s narrator character is there to catch them in the act. Now, NeverCaesar’s parody video “Trump-rested Development” has mashed up Howard’s narration with some of Trump’s statements at the first presidential debate so that the narrator can fact check Trump in real time. Watch the video below.
The video opens with the “Trump-rested Development” credits, but instead of being “created by Mitchell Hurwitz,” it’s created by “racism and stupidity.” Trump first discusses his involvement with the Birtherism and says, “I was the one who got [Barack Obama] to produce the birth certificate, and I think I did a good job,” only for Howard to pipe in, “But he really didn’t,” and when he claims that Secretary Clinton also fought the birth certificate issue saying “It’s true,” Howard shoots back again, “But it wasn’t.”
Other highlights from the video: Clinton remarks that Trump once said pregnancy is an inconvenience to employers, Trump denies he ever said that, only for Howard to cut to “earlier that day” with video of Trump saying exactly that; Trump claims that he’s made “very good relationships over the last little while with the African-American community” to which Howard showcases the famous “Footage not found” slide; and the “Mr. F” theme makes an appearance in the “On the next…” sequence.
All four seasons of “Arrested Development” are currently available to stream on Netflix.