Best Community Episodes

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1. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

7.9
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An ex-lawyer is forced to return to community college to get a degree. However, he tries to use the skills he learned as a lawyer to get the answers to all his tests and pick up on a sexy woman in his Spanish class.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,190

2. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Introduction to Film (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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Brita comes between Abed and his father when she signs him up for a film class, and Jeff risks failing a class unless he "seizes the day."

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,835

3. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Introduction to Statistics (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.8
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Will Jeff blow off Annie's Halloween party and sell out his other classmates in order to get a chance to score with a sexy professor?

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,884

4. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Debate 109 (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.9
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Jeff reluctantly agrees to be Annie's debate partner, Britta humors Pierce by letting him try hypnotherapy on her to get her to stop smoking, and the gang begins to think that Abed's films may predict their future.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,847

5. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Politics of Human Sexuality (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.0
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Annie helps the dean put on an "STD Fair," but doesn't want to perform an embarrassing demonstration. Meanwhile Jeff finds a companion for a double date with Pierce, and Troy finds out that Abed is a better athlete than him.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,501

6. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Comparative Religion (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.5
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Shirley throws a Christmas party for the gang and much to her surprise learns her classmates come from various religious backgrounds. Meanwhile, Jeff is challenged by the school bully and faces the reality that he may fail Spanish 101.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,638

7. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Investigative Journalism (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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The gang decides not to let an obnoxious student from their Spanish class into the study group. The dean appoints Jeff as editor of the student paper, where Annie is working on a story that could expose the dean as a racist.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,573

8. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Romantic Expressionism (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.2
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When Annie starts hanging out with Britta's ex-boyfriend Vaughn, Britta and Jeff vow to protect her. Meanwhile, Pierce feels left out at Troy and Abed's movie night.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,478

9. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Communication Studies (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.6
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Jeff sets out to fix his relationship with Britta after things get awkward with a drunken phone call. Meanwhile, Annie and Shirley make plans to humiliate Señor Chang in order to defend Troy and Pierce's dignity.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,536

10. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Physical Education (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

9.0
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Jeff refuses to participate in a pool class because the teacher forces him to play in gym shorts, and the study group discovers a white version of Abed at the college.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,885

11. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Beginner Pottery (2010)

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

8.5
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Jeff signs up for a pottery class for an easy credit, but winds up failing the class when his jealousy of another student gets the best of him. Meanwhile, Pierce's incompetence could ruin his group's grade in boating class.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,559

12. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: The Science of Illusion (2010)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

8.5
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Britta's April Fool's Day prank has disastrous consequences, but she refuses to confess that she was responsible. Annie and Shirley temporarily work as security guards, but both of them want to be the "bad cop."

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,500

13. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Contemporary American Poultry (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

9.2
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Jeff's plan to get chicken fingers from the school cafeteria for the study group quickly evolves into a mafia movie-style endeavor with Abed calling all the shots.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,290

14. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: The Art of Discourse (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.2
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Shirley gets Pierce kicked out the study group, Jeff and Britta plot revenge on a group of high schoolers who make fun of them for attending community college, and Troy helps Abed accomplish some of his movie-clichéd social goals.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,567

15. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Modern Warfare (2010)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

9.8
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Greendale Community College is transformed into an apocalyptic war zone when the dean promises the winner of a paintball competition priority registration, and it could fan the flames of sexual tension between Jeff and Britta.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 6,097

16. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: The Psychology of Letting Go (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.1
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Pierce's religion convinces him that the spirit of his dead mother is captured in a cheap lava lamp, Jeff has a crisis of faith when he learns he has high cholesterol, and Britta and Annie try to raise money for the oil spill.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,447

17. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Basic Rocket Science (2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Everyone in the study group except Abed is stuck in a crude 1980s space simulator as it is towed off campus, and Abed leads the team given the difficult assignment of bringing them home.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,711

18. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.8
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Shirley asks Abed to make a film about Jesus, but he quickly angers Shirley by turning it into a self-indulgent mess. Meanwhile, Pierce begins blowing off the study group to hang out with the "hipsters."

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,594

19. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Epidemiology (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.3
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The study group is left to fend for themselves by Dean Pelton during a rabies outbreak due to tainted food at Greendale's Halloween party.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,449

20. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Aerodynamics of Gender (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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Britta, Annie and Shirley discover that Abed is skilled at insulting the mean girls, so they use him to their advantage. Meanwhile, Troy and Jeff find a secret garden with a trampoline, which they use for relaxation.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,665

21. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.4
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Dean Pelton tries to bust Jeff for a phony night school credit, which only unveils a series of conspiracies, plots, and double-crosses between Jeff, Annie, and the dean.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,426

22. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.8
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When Abed wakes up to discover that everything is in stop motion animation, Professor Duncan and the study group help him try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Duke Johnson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,196

23. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.5
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The study group plays Dungeons & Dragons with another classmate to improve his spirits, but Pierce's jealousies cause their good intentions to backfire.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,912

24. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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Pierce pretends to be dying so that he can bequeath a series of cryptic and sometimes mean-spirited gifts to his study partners, and Abed decides to shoot a documentary film of the situation.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,615

25. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Intro to Political Science (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.4
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Anticipating a visit from the vice president, dean Pelton holds an election for student body president. An idealistic Annie decides to run, but Jeff decides to run against her to spite her and show how stupid politics can be.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,504

26. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Critical Film Studies (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

9.0
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Jeff's "Pulp Fiction"-themed surprise party for Abed is spoiled when Abed tells him over dinner that he's done with pop culture. But is this confession actually just part of another movie homage?

Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,951

27. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Paradigms of Human Memory (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

9.1
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As the study group gathers to assemble their 20th and final Anthropology diorama of the year, they begin reminiscing about their favorite times together - including a trip they made to a ... See full summary »

Directors: Tristram Shapeero, Duke Johnson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,989

28. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: A Fistful of Paintballs (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

9.7
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In a "spaghetti western" parody, Pierce tries to get revenge on the rest of the study group during this year's paintball tournament.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 3,417

29. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: For a Few Paintballs More (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

9.6
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When the study group learns that there's a sinister plot behind the paintball tournament, they unite the remaining players to defeat the enemy.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,748

30. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Geography of Global Conflict (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.2
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When another over-achieving student steals Annie's idea for a Model U.N. club, the Study Group comes to her rescue. Meanwhile, new security cop Chang tries to stop Britta's last-ditch efforts to create a campus disturbance.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,469

31. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Remedial Chaos Theory (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.8
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At Abed and Troy's housewarming party, Jeff decides to let the decision on who gets the pizza rest on the roll of the dice, leaving Abed to contemplate six alternate realities.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 4,742

32. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.8
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During her pre-Halloween party, Britta gets everyone to tell a spooky story so that she can find out which member of the study group scored out as a psychopath on their psychology profiles.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,709

33. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Studies in Modern Movement (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.6
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The study group helps Annie move in with Troy and Abed - except for Jeff, who lies to get out of it but is busted by dean Pelton.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,526

34. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Documentary Filmmaking: Redux (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.0
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Dean Pelton is given the task to make an updated Greendale television commercial, but the shoot soon goes over budget and spirals out of control, descending the dean into madness--with Abed documenting the entire experience.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,793

35. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Regional Holiday Music (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.7
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A holiday-themed parody of "Glee" in which Abed tries to persuade each member of the Study Group to join the glee club so that they can qualify for regionals.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,819

36. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Contemporary Impressionists (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.1
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The members of the Study Group take jobs as celebrity impersonators to pay off Abed's debt to a celebrity impersonator business, but can Jeff be Ryan Seacrest without his fragile ego spiral out of control?

Director: Kyle Newacheck | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,448

37. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Digital Exploration of Interior Design (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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Shirley and Pierce recruit Britta to sabotage the new Subway restaurant in the cafeteria. Jeff finds a hate-letter in the school locker he never realized he had. Troy and Abed begin ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Eckman | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,413

38. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Pillows and Blankets (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.3
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The United Forts of Pillowtown, headed by Abed, is at war with the Legit Republic of Blanketsburg, ruled by Troy. Annie sets up a hospital zone to treat casualties on both sides. Britta ... See full summary »

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,470

39. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Origins of Vampire Mythology (2012)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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While Britta struggles to stay away from her old carny boyfriend, Jeff becomes obsessed with their relationship. Meanwhile, the dean stops by Troy and Abed's to recruit Troy for the dean of the school of refrigeration.

Director: Steven K. Tsuchida | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,431

40. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Basic Lupine Urology (2012)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

9.4
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Presented like an episode of Law & Order (1990), the study group attempts to find out who squashed their biology project: a yam. Troy and Abed become detectives, Shirley is their boss, ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Schrab | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,325

41. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Course Listing Unavailable (2012)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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A fellow student has died and Biology class has been canceled, meaning everyone has to retake it in summer school. When the memorial service turns into a riot, Chang is granted special authoritative powers.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,345

42. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Curriculum Unavailable (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.2
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When Abed claims the Dean has been replaced by a doppelgänger he is forced to take psychiatric treatment. Naturally, the rest of the study group joins him at his session with Dr. Heidi.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,792

43. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Digital Estate Planning (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.5
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The Study Group must help Hawthorne win a video game so that he can claim his inheritance, but somebody may be out to ensure that he loses.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,597

44. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: The First Chang Dynasty (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.1
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The Study Group, now known as the "Greendale Seven," launches a plot to rescue the real dean Pelton and end Chang's reign of terror over Greendale.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,700

45. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Introduction to Finality (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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Jeff faces an old nemesis as Shirley and Pierce square off in Greendale court, Abed succumbs to his evil alter ego, and Troy decides to meet his destiny at air conditioning school.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,568