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Arrested Development

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Arrested Development.


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
76.9Michael Bluth
72.0Lucille Bluth
64.4George Bluth, Sr.
61.5Maeby Funke
56.7George Michael Bluth
49.0Lindsay Bluth Funke
43.2Buster Bluth
38.3George Oscar 'Gob' Bluth
36.7Tobias Funke
34.3Oscar Bluth

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Arrested Development?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 1
2 It's bad 6
3 It's okay 289
4 It's good 1953
5 It's my favorite 558

This gives it an average score of 4.09 / 5. Making it 94th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
arcane (not mainstream)0.0722651
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0522559
creative (not conventional)0.0512779
selfish (not altruistic)0.052704
rebellious (not obedient)0.0462741
traitorous (not loyal)0.0452762
juvenile (not mature)0.042257
chaotic (not orderly)0.0382733
feisty (not gracious)0.0382686
poisonous (not nurturing)0.0352704
artistic (not scientific)0.0352324
intimate (not formal)0.0342710
genius (not dunce)0.0342725
haunted (not blissful)0.0322221
lenient (not strict)0.032745
wild (not tame)0.0292281
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0292296
alpha (not beta)0.0262635
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0252752
indulgent (not sober)0.0242673
demonic (not angelic)0.0212677
nerd (not jock)0.022713
disarming (not creepy)0.0192623
deep (not shallow)0.0192753
logical (not emotional)0.0182762
deranged (not reasonable)0.0182731
masculine (not feminine)0.0172782
stylish (not slovenly)0.0152727
reclusive (not social)0.0132721
charming (not awkward)0.0112780
meek (not bossy)0.0092721
frugal (not lavish)0.0082661
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0062670
fresh (not stinky)0.0052686
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0022239
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0012709


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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