How to watch Arrested Development in Australia

Rest assured that you can devour the first three seasons of Arrested Development on Disney+ in Australia. It's a streaming service, how much could it cost?

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Anula Wiwatowska
Feb 28, 2024
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The instant classic, and endlessly memeable Arrested Development found its Australian streaming home on Disney+. Well, the first three seasons at least. Right now, you'll need to chop and change a bit to watch all five seasons of Arrested Development, but don't stress we've got the answers for you.

Arrested Development season 1-3 streaming in Australia

Arrested Development is available to buy or rent digitally; plus you can stream it on Disney+.
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If you're keen to stream, then Disney+ is your best option for watching the first three seasons of Arrested Development in Australia. If you'd rather own your time with Buster and the gang then you can purchase episodes for $2.99 a pop, or $21.99 for the season on Apple TV, Google Play, and the Microsoft Store.

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Where to watch Arrested Development season 4 in Australia

Arrested Development season 4 is available to buy digitally

Currently there are no streaming options to watch Arrested Development season four in Australia, but you can buy a digital version.

Apple TV, Google Play, and the Microsoft Store are all selling the season for $24.99 for a HD version, or $21.99 for SD. Alternatively you can buy it episode-by-episode for between $2.99 and $3.99 depending on the quality and the service.

Can you watch Arrested Development season 5 in Australia?

Not legally, no.

For the die-hard never-nudes we know your burning question- is there a a way to watch Arrested Development season 5 legally in Australia? Unfortunately the answer is no. It is not available to stream, or to digitally download from any legitimate service in the country. 

You can however harken back to our Australian roots and try to bypass the geo-locking with a VPN. Since All five seasons are available on Netflix in the US, you could look into the best VPN providers and give it a go through a US server.

What is Arrested Development about?

If you think your family is weird, you haven't seen young Jason Bateman fathering Michael Cera yet.

When the family patriarch George Bluth Senior is sent to prison, Michael (Jason Bateman) steps up to run the family business. What began as a banana stand has blossomed into a wealthy real estate empire, which has bred quite a few quirks into the family dynamic.

The eccentric family features Gob (Will Arnett) a flailing magician, Lindsay (Portia de Rossi) a vapid and clueless socialite, her husband Tobias (David Cross) best known for being unable to ever be nude, Buster (Tony Hale) the infantalised elder son with severe Mummy issues, and the family matriarch Lucille (Jessica Walter). Every family member- seemingly apart from Michael- have entirely lost touch with the common man. Michael will try his best to bring them back down to earth, but it is hard to take the money from the banana stand.

How does Disney+ compare?

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HD streaming
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$9.99/mth
Anula Wiwatowska
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Anula Wiwatowska
Anula is the Content and Social Media Editor within the Reviews.org extended universe. Working in the tech space since 2020, she covers phone and internet plans, gadgets, smart devices, and the intersection of technology and culture. Anula was a finalist for Best Feature Writer at the 2022 Consensus Awards, and an eight time finalist across categories at the IT Journalism Awards. Her work contributed to WhistleOut's Best Consumer Coverage win in 2023.

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