Community (2009–2014)

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A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

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 Jeff Winger / ... (97 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Britta Perry / ... (97 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Annie Edison / ... (97 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Señor Chang / ... (96 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Troy Barnes (89 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Pierce Hawthorne (85 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Dean Pelton / ... (83 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Leonard (46 episodes, 2009-2014)
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A lawyer is scuppered when it is discovered that he has falsely claimed to have a bachelor's degree. He is suspended and enrolls himself into Community college. He forms a study group so that he can get closer to an attractive student. The study group includes a millionaire, a former drug addict, a former quarter-back, a single mother, and a film student. Written by Kad

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Mastering the B.S. degree at community college.

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In 2009, Donald Glover told The New York Daily News that one of his inspirations for his "Community" character, Troy Barnes, was the character of Brian "Smash" Williams in the TV show "Friday Night Lights." Glover said, "When you think of the former high school football star, you think 6-foot-2, white, meathead as the model for that kind of character. Since I'm not 6-foot-2 or white, I just thought about what I could bring to it. I thought about Smash Williams from 'Friday Night Lights,' like the cocky quarterback, and played around with that." See more »

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Jeff is said to be attending Greendale for four years in order to attain his Bachelor's Degree. While the majority of Community Colleges only offer 2 year AA degrees, currently 17 states (including Colorado) allow Community Colleges to offer 4 year Bachelor's Degrees. See more »

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Shirley Bennett: Ooh, that's nice.
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At Least It was Here
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written by Keith Slettedahl, Adam Merrin, Todd O'Keefe, Anthony Zimmitti
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A brilliant surreal comedy.
2 October 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

As a European, I am not really a big fan of typical US comedy. Yeah I can laugh at some scenes of friends, Seinfeld or any other main network sitcom, but they never make want to rewind and watch a joke/situation again.

I only had that with some moments of Scrubs and well.... Community!

First of all thank god for the absence of the laugh tape. I hate that old figment of the 60's etc. If something is funny, it's funny. Not because other people are laughing on tape.

Community has this really quirky well thought sense of humor where every aspect is really worked out. Offcourse there is some typecasting going on like the oh-no-you-didn't African-American woman but Yvette someway makes that type more than a type.

I could give a review of every cast member but all I have to say is: the ones casted as a typical egocentric bastard, pretty girl or anything else are bringing more than just that.

I have to say that Danny Pudi, Chevy Chase and Donald Glover are the absolute funniest written and played characters/types on this show but I have to say: none of the cast hasn't NOT entertained me.

The type of humor really reminds me of scrubs and British humor with more interest to the unexpected. than to the typical expected. Not "just random" humor, but just something else then the thing you've would expect.

Please do not cancel this show soon. It is one of the shows I really look forward to each week.


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