‘Community’s Danny Pudi Talks Tonight’s Claymation Christmas Episode

Tonight’s ‘Community‘ claymation Christmas special is poised to become an instant classic for two reasons:  1) Dan Harmon knows how to expertly craft a memorable holiday episode,  and 2) Duh – it’s claymation! In “Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas,” every character (even “Snow” Chang) gets the stop-motion animation treatment.  The gist? Abed suddenly awakens to a magically […]

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Greendale Meets ‘Apollo 13’ In Another ‘Community’ Epic

Last season, NBC’s much-beloved comedy ‘Community’ got a lot of attention and earned many new devotees by dovetailing the character arcs of the ensemble cast with amazingly well-crafted movie-parody-style riffs – for example, Goodfellas, Casino and other mafia movies were incorporated in the study group’s dastardly plan to corner the market on cafeteria chicken fingers, […]

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‘Community’ Fans Wanted ‘Jeff & Annie’ and Got It – But What Now?

When fansites spring up halfway through the first season of a freshman sitcom demanding a pairing of characters, like they did for cocky thirtysomething ex-lawyer Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) and 18-year-old overachieving ex-pill-popper Annie Edison (Alison Brie) during the first season of NBC’s low-rent college misfit comedy Community, any other show would try to milk […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop on ‘Lost,’ ’24’ and More!

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send you questions. Here now the scoop! When you visited the ‘FlashForward’ set, did you ask Sonya Walger if she would be returning to ‘Lost‘? I can’t see them ending the show without some resolution […]

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Chevy Chase Back in College With ‘Community’

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – The punch lines are flowing on the set of ‘Community,’ and that’s between scenes for NBC’s freshman sitcom about an oddball collection of community college students. Yvette Nicole Brown, who plays divorcee Shirley, is recounting a recent first date that proved less than stellar. “He told me he’s getting […]

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