'Arrested Development' Fans Battle for Bluth Supremacy in Trivia Contest
MIDTOWN — Choosing the wrong answer would be a "huge mistake."
The epic trivia tournament, which will run at the bar at 108 W. 40th Street throughout the month of February will bring together dozens of teams to square off in a contest testing their knowledge of the Fox show's wacky facts, from the obvious to the obscure.
Competition is set to be fierce — some teams have been training for months, and others are coming in from out of town.
"Arrested Development," which originally ran on Fox between 2003 and 2006, and starred Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, and Portia de Rossi, among others, was praised by critics, but did poorly in the ratings. The show chronicled the often-ridiculous Bluths — a wealthy family who lost everything, and starred Bateman as the straight-man son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
The upcoming tournament runs on Mondays in February and early March, with the top six teams of each night fighting for Bluth-knowledge supremacy at a final countdown on March 10.
Spots for the tournament are nearly filled up. Teams of one to six can sign up at the event's Facebook page. Dressing up in a costume — like Arnett's character GOB's flashy magician outfit or Cera's character George Michael's muscle suit — is encouraged.
Bringing by some chocolate-covered frozen bananas couldn't hurt either.