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On Wednesday, Deadline reported that Chevy Chase was dropping out of "Community" after a three and a half seasons filled with creative clashes and public feuds. Chase will leave the show immediately, not appearing in the one or two episodes that have yet to be shot in the 13-episode fourth season (slated to premiere February 7th).  Chase has not been shy about expressing his displeasure with the show's particular sense of humor and the sitcom form itself, but it's his battles with departed showrunner/creator Dan Harmon (best exemplified in an ugly leaked voicemail) that have come to define his stint as moist towelette fortune heir Pierce Hawthorne, even bleeding into the show, with the character's peevish obliviousness took on an edge of actual antagonism as the seasons progressed. Even with Harmon gone and new showrunners David Guarascio and Moses Port in place, Chase is apparently unwilling to stick out the season -- which, »

- Alison Willmore

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