As cheesy as it feels to add a Narrator as a character, it definitely makes sense for Arrested Development. Ron Howard, the producer of the show, narrates the show and even appears on screen in a cameo. He sometimes tells the facts, sometimes makes stuff up, but is always there to keep you entertained.
Narrator: The family continued to chant "speech, speech, speech" for no one in particular.
Michael: Gee, after all that, I was kinda hoping somebody would make a speech.
Buster: Speech! Speech! Speech! Speech!
Michael: I'll say something.
Tobias recently lost his medical license for administering C.P.R. to a person who, as it turns out, was not having a heart attack.Narrator