The 30 Best Episodes of NBC's "Community".

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1. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Cooperative Calligraphy (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Chaos and mistrust tear the study group apart as they try to figure out who stole Annie's pen, causing them to miss the Greendale Puppy Parade.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,363

2. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Remedial Chaos Theory (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

At Abed and Troy's housewarming party, Jeff decides to let the decision on who gets the pizza rest on the roll of the dice, leaving Abed to contemplate six alternate realities.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 5,725

3. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Documentary Filmmaking: Redux (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Dean Pelton is given the task to make an updated Greendale television commercial, but the shoot soon goes over budget and spirals out of control, descending the dean into madness--with Abed documenting the entire experience.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,175

4. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Curriculum Unavailable (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

When Abed claims the Dean has been replaced by a doppelgänger he is forced to take psychiatric treatment. Naturally, the rest of the study group joins him at his session with Dr. Heidi.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,138

5. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

The study group plays Dungeons & Dragons with another classmate to improve his spirits, but Pierce's jealousies cause their good intentions to backfire.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 3,411

6. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Digital Estate Planning (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

The Study Group must help Hawthorne win a video game so that he can claim his inheritance, but somebody may be out to ensure that he loses.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 3,022

7. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

When Abed wakes up to discover that everything is in stop motion animation, Professor Duncan and the study group help him try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Duke Johnson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,590

8. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: For a Few Paintballs More (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

When the study group learns that there's a sinister plot behind the paintball tournament, they unite the remaining players to defeat the enemy.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 3,209

9. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Shirley asks Abed to make a film about Jesus, but he quickly angers Shirley by turning it into a self-indulgent mess. Meanwhile, Pierce begins blowing off the study group to hang out with the "hipsters."

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,926

10. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Dean Pelton tries to bust Jeff for a phony night school credit, which only unveils a series of conspiracies, plots, and double-crosses between Jeff, Annie, and the dean.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,900

11. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Comparative Religion (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Shirley throws a Christmas party for the gang and much to her surprise learns her classmates come from various religious backgrounds. Meanwhile, Jeff is challenged by the school bully and faces the reality that he may fail Spanish 101.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,967

12. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Critical Film Studies (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Jeff's "Pulp Fiction"-themed surprise party for Abed is spoiled when Abed tells him over dinner that he's done with pop culture. But is this confession actually just part of another movie homage?

Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,327

13. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Pillows and Blankets (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

The United Forts of Pillowtown, headed by Abed, is at war with the Legit Republic of Blanketsburg, ruled by Troy. Annie sets up a hospital zone to treat casualties on both sides. Britta ... See full summary »

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,887

14. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Virtual Systems Analysis (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

The study group takes a three hour lunch. Annie suggests Abed shows her how the Dreamatorium works so Troy and Britta can be together. But their 'Inspector Spacetime' simulation soon turns ... See full summary »

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,911

15. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: The Psychology of Letting Go (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Pierce's religion convinces him that the spirit of his dead mother is captured in a cheap lava lamp, Jeff has a crisis of faith when he learns he has high cholesterol, and Britta and Annie try to raise money for the oil spill.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,740

16. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Debate 109 (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Jeff reluctantly agrees to be Annie's debate partner, Britta humors Pierce by letting him try hypnotherapy on her to get her to stop smoking, and the gang begins to think that Abed's films may predict their future.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,231

17. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Regional Holiday Music (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A holiday-themed parody of "Glee" in which Abed tries to persuade each member of the Study Group to join the glee club so that they can qualify for regionals.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,149

18. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Pierce pretends to be dying so that he can bequeath a series of cryptic and sometimes mean-spirited gifts to his study partners, and Abed decides to shoot a documentary film of the situation.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,940

19. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Basic Lupine Urology (2012)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Presented like an episode of Law & Order (1990), the study group attempts to find out who squashed their biology project: a yam. Troy and Abed become detectives, Shirley is their boss, ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Schrab | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,760

20. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Introduction to Finality (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Jeff faces an old nemesis as Shirley and Pierce square off in Greendale court, Abed succumbs to his evil alter ego, and Troy decides to meet his destiny at air conditioning school.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,838

21. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Mixology Certification (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

The study group takes Troy out to a bar to celebrate his 21st birthday. While there, Annie assumes a new identity, Abed is propositioned by a man, one of Shirley's secrets is discovered, and Britta and Jeff fight over the "cool" bars.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,911

22. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Cooperative Polygraphy (2014)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

After Pierce's unexpected passing, a team of investigators headed by the no-nonsense Mr. Stone arrives at Greendale to subject the study group to lie detector tests before they can be considered for distributions under the will.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,136

23. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Paradigms of Human Memory (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

As the study group gathers to assemble their 20th and final Anthropology diorama of the year, they begin reminiscing about their favorite times together - including a trip they made to a ... See full summary »

Directors: Tristram Shapeero, Duke Johnson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,336

24. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Social Psychology (2009)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Jeff and Shirley bond by making fun of Britta's new hippie boyfriend, which doesn't go well for any involved. Meanwhile, Troy and Abed become pawns in Annie's psychology experiment.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,018

25. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Epidemiology (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

The study group is left to fend for themselves by Dean Pelton during a rabies outbreak due to tainted food at Greendale's Halloween party.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,905

26. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Physical Education (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Jeff refuses to participate in a pool class because the teacher forces him to play in gym shorts, and the study group discovers a white version of Abed at the college.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,264

27. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Biology 101 (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Jeff's plan to keep Pierce out of the Study Group backfires when he gets kicked out instead, Abed copes with bad news about Cougar Town, and Dean Pelton's authority is challenged by another Greendale dean.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,815

28. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Modern Warfare (2010)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

Greendale Community College is transformed into an apocalyptic war zone when the dean promises the winner of a paintball competition priority registration, and it could fan the flames of sexual tension between Jeff and Britta.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 7,030

29. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Intro to Felt Surrogacy (2013)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

Dean Pelton prompts the study group to use puppets to relive the traumatic events of a recent adventure.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,711

30. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Competitive Ecology (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Chaos ensues when the Study Group tries to divide itself up into biology lab partners, and Chang appoints himself security "detective," and tries to solve a mystery that is only in his head.

Director: Anthony Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,740



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