“Arrested Development” would’ve been lost without the incredibly savage and witty Lucille Bluth.
Jessica Walter was revered for her comedic timing, praised for the bite she gave to her characters, and known for her dramatic flair. A true actress, she owned every scene she appeared in.
But sadly, Walter passed away earlier this week, causing fans to grieve over her departure, and look back at the actress’ incredible career — most notably, her work on Arrested Development, the hilarious tale of the Bluths, an out-of-touch, privileged Southern California family who run into legal and financial troubles. Walter’s portrayal of Lucille Bluth, the matriarch, was one that’s stuck with fans for years.
So in honor of the passing of Jessica Walter, here Lucille Bluth’s most iconic moments:
When she let her true feelings about Gob be known:
When she knew better than to respond to criticism:
When she had her priorities in order:
When she wouldn’t let a minor inconvenience get in the way of style:
When she was suspicious of her son asking her to hang out:
When she greatly overestimated the price of produce:
When she had a solo dance party at home:
When she reinforced her disregard for Gob:
When she joked with her housekeeper:
When she understood breakfast is the most important meal of the day:
When she wasted no time dismissing complicated questions:
When she gave Lindsay a dose of reality:
When she was a protective mother:
And, of course, when she did her chicken dance:
And let's not forget the power of her eyes:
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