25 November 2012 7:23 AM, PST | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Dan Harmon made a dramatic exit from the hit comedy, Community, and now a legendary actor is departing the cast. Chevy Chase is leaving the show.

Chase’s character, Pierce Hawthorne has been at Greendale Community College for three-and-a-half years. According to Deadline, the producers at NBC and Chase are parting ways by “mutual agreement”. Oddly, I don’t think there will be a farewell episode. Chase’s leave is “effective immediately”, but it won’t seem to us that way. Though, we won’t see any new Chase footage, he has already shot enough to fulfill Community’s 13-episode fourth-season. Season four kicks off this coming February.

Chase has often spoken of being less than thrilled about his gig on the show. He is quotes as telling The Huffington Post UK back in the fall, “It was a big mistake! I just sort of hung around because I have three daughters and a wife, »

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