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Alternative History of the German Invasion 

The Study Group loses access to the study room to the German foosballers, and Chang returns to campus, claiming to be suffering from "Changnesia."

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The Study Group loses access to the study room to the German foosballers, and Chang returns to campus, claiming to be suffering from "Changnesia."

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28 February 2013 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Replaced Jurgen, (Nick Kroll's character), the leader of German group from s03e9 (Foosbal and nocturnal vigilantism) with Reinhold (Chris Diamantopolous' character) See more »

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Reinhold: Don't worry. If there is one thing Germans don't do, it's hold a grudge.
Abed Nadir: Unless we're talking about Die Hard 3.
Jeff Winger: Or the 20th century.
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References Warcraft: Orcs & Humans (1994) See more »

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Greendale is Where I Belong
Performed by Ludwig Göransson
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Decent but feels like a missed opportunity
1 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

"Alternative History of the German Invasion" is for the most part a pretty good episode but it's not all I -and probably many other people- were hoping for.

For one, I personally found myself having a hard time laughing at the German puns and the Germans themselves hardly have any funny moments. The "twist" at the end was actually very cool, well done and made up for some things i wasn't comfortable with during the episode. My favorite parts of the episode were probably the scenes with the dean and Chang and it'll be interesting to see how that continues. Finally, i think it's quite disappointing that Malcolm McDowell has so little screen time and hardly any funny lines. Teachers have often been a highlight of the show and it feels like they hardly tried with his character.

While it has several good moments, particularly during the "war" montage, the episode just isn't everything it could have been. I'll let other people discuss the reasons for this, though.


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