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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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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Ray Liotta was Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna's first choice for the character of Buzz Hickey in the fifth season. Harmon revealed at 2014 PaleyFest that he was in several phone calls with Liotta, but ended up eventually casting Jonathan Banks. 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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Magnitude: Pop pop!
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Referenced in Harmontown: Achieve Weightlessness (2012) See more »

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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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A brilliant surreal comedy.
2 October 2009 | by cerrorSee 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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