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Donald Trump goes full-on ‘Arrested Development’

Ron Howard's commentary puts it all in perspective.


Ramon Ramirez


Posted on Oct 13, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 7:31 pm CDT

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is floundering in the home stretch when it comes to polling data and public perception. He’s on the defensive, and not above deflecting criticism with a lie or two.

The best way to present the state of his campaign is with this sharply realized Arrested Development parody. It takes the cult-favorite sitcom’s recapping narrator, Ron Howard, and uses his dry delivery to bite into Trump arguments.

Now if someone would just be kind enough to splice Hillary Clinton pearls of wisdom with reactions from Step By Step‘s van-living cousin, Cody, the ’90s remix cycle would be complete.

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*First Published: Oct 13, 2016, 9:25 pm CDT