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.
Lindsay: No, Michael, I don't just sleep all day.
Narrator: Actually, Lindsay was so upset at Michael that she tried meditating to calm herself but ended up taking a two-hour angry nap.
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