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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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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