Community (2009–2015)
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Introduction to Film 

Brita comes between Abed and his father when she signs him up for a film class, and Jeff risks failing a class unless he "seizes the day."

Director:

Anthony Russo

Writers:

Dan Harmon (created by), Tim Hobert | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Joel McHale ... Jeff Winger
Gillian Jacobs ... Britta Perry
Danny Pudi ... Abed Nadir
Yvette Nicole Brown ... Shirley Bennett
Alison Brie ... Annie Edison
Donald Glover ... Troy Barnes
Ken Jeong ... Ben Chang (credit only)
Chevy Chase ... Pierce Hawthorne
John Michael Higgins ... Professor Whitman
Iqbal Theba ... Gobi Nadir
Matt Jones ... Coffee Delivery Guy
Jonathan Rado ... Lance
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Storyline

Jeff signs up for a class, taught by a "Carpe Diem" inspired Professor Whitman, thinking he can coast through and get an easy A. Jeff quickly discovers he'll need to put in much more effort than expected just to pass. Meanwhile, Britta helps Abed with his dream of studying film. Written by NBC Publicity

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Abed's father tells Jeff to "Go host American Idol (2002)" it's the first of many Ryan Seacrest jokes that will be made at Joel McHale throughout the series. See more »

Goofs

When Pierce sits down with Troy do discuss his image and sneezes, he brings two unopened soda cans, in a shot later we see the can opened and partially crushed without being consumed. See more »

Quotes

Britta: Abed, did you do all of that to me on purpose? That's not a very nice way to treat your friends.
Abed: Well, Britta, it isn't called friend business. It's called show business.
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Connections

References Dead Poets Society (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Boom Boom Pow
(uncredited)
Performed by The Black Eyed PeasThe Black Eyed Peas
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Insane community college teachers...
23 February 2019 | by soundphurySee all my reviews

...the most believable and accurate aspect of Community.

Jeff/Britta/Abed/Gobi 'filmmaking/father issues' storyline: A

Jeff/Professor Whitman 'Dead Poet's Society' storyline: A

Troy/Pierce 'sneezing' storyline: B-

Overall episode grade: 90%


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