Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Bob Hope Airport's Cameo As An India Airport in "Arrested Development"
In episode 3 of this season's "Arrested Development," Lindsay (Portia de Rossi) flies to India for some spiritual enlightenment. (We later discover that Tobias wound up there as well). Doubling for the India airport? Burbank's Bob Hope Airport.
Of course, the airport has been covered, via CGI, with Hindi lettering. Here's an extra subtle joke: "Arrested" creator Mitch Hurwitz tells me that the main sign you see in the India airport reads "BOB HOPE AIRPORT" in Hindi.
Here's what Bob Hope Airport normally looks like: