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

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Dan Harmon
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Series cast summary:
Joel McHale ...  Jeff Winger / ... 110 episodes, 2009-2015
Gillian Jacobs ...  Britta Perry / ... 110 episodes, 2009-2015
Danny Pudi ...  Abed Nadir / ... 110 episodes, 2009-2015
Alison Brie ...  Annie Edison / ... 110 episodes, 2009-2015
Ken Jeong ...  Ben Chang / ... 109 episodes, 2009-2015
Yvette Nicole Brown ...  Shirley Bennett / ... 99 episodes, 2009-2015
Jim Rash ...  Dean Pelton / ... 96 episodes, 2009-2015
Donald Glover ...  Troy Barnes 89 episodes, 2009-2014
Chevy Chase ...  Pierce Hawthorne 85 episodes, 2009-2014
Richard Erdman ...  Leonard 53 episodes, 2009-2015
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Storyline

A former lawyer attends a community college when it is discovered he faked his Bachelor's degree. In an attempt to get with a student in his Spanish class, he forms a Spanish study group. To his surprise, more people attend the study group and the group of misfits form an unlikely community.

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Mastering the B.S. degree at community college. See more »

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Comedy

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The character of Buzz Hickey is loosely based on real life criminologist and professor of criminology Dr. Eric Hickey, as they both look similar. 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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[repeated line]
Annie Edison: Oh my gosh, you guys!
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At Least It was Here
(Community Main Title)
performed by The 88
written by Keith Slettedahl, Adam Merrin, Todd O'Keefe, Anthony Zimmitti
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Great ensemble work with fresh ideas about relationships
29 October 2009 | by LeonardOsborneKaelSee all my reviews

The promos for this series really turned me off. Another dreary, predictable story about the uncaring horny guy pursuing the lovely stand-offish female? Wow was I wrong! These characters are refreshingly complex and give us lots of surprises in an all too short half-hour. The concept of a bunch of mismatched community college students bumbling through life is rich with possibilities and, speaking as a former community college student, has the ring of truth all the way through. All the actors are wonderful -- especially Gillian Jacobs and Alison Brie. The cherry on top is the amazing Chevy Chase, so oft-criticized for being the self-indulgent ham, who delivers as nuanced and compelling ensemble-sensitive performance as you are ever going to see. My sense is that this show has got some serious legs!


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English

Release Date:

17 September 2009 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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