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Whilst cleaning the storage room Jeff, Hickey and Shirley find a pile of unused hidden textbooks and plot a way to make the best out of it. Meanwhile, Annie and Abed are trying to find a new roommate.


Tristram Shapeero


Dan Harmon (created by), Donald Diego | 8 more credits »




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
Jim Rash ... Dean Pelton
Ken Jeong ... Ben Chang
Jonathan Banks ... Professor Buzz Hickey
Brie Larson ... Rachel
Paul Williams ... Britta's Contact
Vince Gilligan ... Devon
Dominik Musiol Dominik Musiol ... Pavel
Spencer Crittenden Spencer Crittenden ... Anthony


As Jeff (Joel McHale), Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown), Chang (Ken Jeong), Britta (Gillian Jacobs), and Hickey (Jonathan Banks) team up to sell stolen textbooks, Abed (Danny Pudi) and Annie (Alison Brie) square off in an 80's interactive game to see who gets to pick their new roommate. Written by Anonymous

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Jim Rash joked at the 2019 Community reunion that he performed the Payday Apology Rap in only one take: according to Reddit user Rebecca Coleman, who visited the set on the day the sequence was filmed, the scene actually took multiple takes because no one could keep a straight face. Gillian Jacobs recalls being the worst offender because she could not stop laughing and looking at the camera. Even in the finished episode, Joel McHale and Gillian Jacobs can be seen angling their faces away from the camera to hide their reactions, with Jacobs visibly trying to hide the view of her mouth with her hand: when they turn back to the camera Jacobs is clearly smiling. Dan Harmon remarked there was debate over keeping the take because of this, but ultimately they decided it made sense for Britta to find the situation funny. See more »


Spencer Crittenden is credited as playing "Andy," even though he's called "Anthony" throughout the episode. See more »


[first lines]
Annie Edison: It's settled. The urinals in the women's restroom will be turned into planters. Onto chores. We need some able bodies to clear out a space in the east hall storage room.
Jeff Winger: I'll do it.
Britta Perry: Really?
Jeff Winger: Yeah, Annie always goes from the easiest chores to the hardest.
Shirley Bennett: That's true, isn't it? I'll do it too.
Professor Hickey: Me too.
Annie Edison: Okay, that concludes this meeting.
Shirley Bennett: Oh!
Jeff Winger: Aw, man!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


Greendale is Where I Belong
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Dean was LIT. But so many questions...
7 February 2021 | by daisyisabakerSee all my reviews

The best part was Dean rapping.

What happened to Rachel? She just disappeared?!

What did the group do with all of those books? Who put them there? Why were they there in the first place?! Who was the book inspectior?!

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13 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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