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Mixology Certification (2 Dec. 2010)

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The study group takes Troy out to a bar to celebrate his 21st birthday. While there, Annie assumes a new identity, Abed is propositioned by a man, one of Shirley's secrets is discovered, and Britta and Jeff fight over the "cool" bars.



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SeƱor Chang (credit only)


When the study group convenes to celebrate Troy's birthday, they realize he is actually turning 21 and decide to hit the bars. While Jeff and Britta ingest a few too many cocktails and get silly, Shirley gets busy pulling down incriminating photos of herself that are posted at the bar. Annie embraces the identify on her fake ID, while Abed delves into conversation with a fellow sci-fi nerd. When Senor Chang finds the fresh remains of a birthday cake in the study room, he vows to find the group. Written by NBC Publicity

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When Troy, Jeff, and Abed are driving to the bar, Troy's seat belt appears unbuckled for only the first half of the scene. See more »


[the study group finishes singing "Happy Birthday" to Troy]
Pierce Hawthorne: That's weird. How come we only sang the last two words? What happened to the "happy birthday" part?
Shirley Bennett: You know that Troy is a Jehovah's Witness and he doesn't celebrate birthdays.
Abed Nadir: And we had to keep the language on the cake compliant.
Troy Barnes: [reading the cake] Hello during a random dessert, the month and day of which coincide numerically from your expulsion from a uterus.
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Normal Community shenanigans with a helping of preachy
2 January 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty average episode on the whole. The "the study group goes to a bar" plot device was okay. However, the episode comes across as preachy bordering on judgemental, by inferring that alcohol only has negative social and psychological effects. The bar evening starts out as fun but ultimately falls to disappointment; Annie becomes depressed about her identity, Abed still fails to grasp another social situation, Shirley relives past issues, Jeff & Brita descend into empty-minded bickering. Despite all his earlier excitement, Troy sees the effects of alcohol on his friends and decides that he is better off to not drink.

Overall, there were a few laughs here and there, but the episode doesn't have the typical whimsy that the rest of season 2 has. I'm not sure if Dan Harmon has a back-story of trouble with alcohol, but the episode missed out on a lot of potential fun that could have been had.

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