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The Best Community Episodes

Updated May 15, 2020 8.0k votes 924 voters 18.5k views

List RulesBest Community episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Community episodes, as determined by voters like you. Over six seasons the world's best study group at Greendale dealt not only with their own personal issues but with television and film conventions in hilarious ways. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Community episodes of all time are. Fans of Community are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. Once you've made your voice heard, make sure to check out these other shows like Community.

The list you're viewing is made up of episodes like "Introduction to Statistics" and "Modern Warfare". What is the best Community episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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    SeasonCommunity - Season 3

    Episode Number4

    SeriesCommunity

    New roommates Troy and Abed host an apartment-warming party that takes a strange turn....  more
  • 2
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    55

    Modern Warfare

    May 06 2010

    SeasonCommunity - Season 1

    Episode Number23

    SeriesCommunity

    The sexual tension between Jeff and Britta becomes a hot topic among the study group. Meanwhile, what starts out as a simple contest for a chance at early class registration turns the peaceful campus...  more
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    47

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number23

    SeriesCommunity

    As the Greendale student body enjoys their year-end picnic, Dean Pelton announces plans for a small, quick, safe game of paintball. As the game heats up, alliances are formed - and broken - and...  more
  • 4

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number14

    SeriesCommunity

    Abed invites "Fat Neil" to play a game of Dungeons & Dragons with the rest of the study group, hoping to boost his confidence, after Jeff becomes concerned about him being a loner. When Pierce finds...  more
  • 5

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number9

    SeriesCommunity

    When Dean Pelton starts checking class schedules, he discovers that Jeff has listed a class that doesn't exist. Abed and Troy build an elaborate blanket fort....  more
  • 6
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    29

    For a Few Paintballs More

    May 12 2011

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number24

    SeriesCommunity

    "For a Few Paintballs More" is the 24th episode and part two of the two-part finale of the second season of Community. The episode originally aired on May 12, 2011 on NBC. The episode is a...  more
  • 7

    SeasonCommunity - Season 1

    Episode Number21

    SeriesCommunity

    The group becomes popular when, with Abed working in the cafeteria, they start a racket in chicken fingers. Soon, the gang's new-found popularity begins to inflate their egos, and Jeff realizes that...  more
  • 8
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    51

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number8

    SeriesCommunity

    Annie's favorite pen goes missing, and she suspects that someone in the group took it. Then study room is put on lock down, and Jeff starts conducting the investigation. Troy and Abed are especially...  more
  • 9
    221
    44

    Epidemiology

    Oct 28 2010

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number6

    SeriesCommunity

    "Epidemiology" is the sixth episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Community, and the 31st episode of the series overall. It aired in the United States on NBC on...  more
  • 10
    177
    31

    Basic Lupine Urology

    Apr 26 2012

    SeasonCommunity - Season 3

    Episode Number17

    SeriesCommunity

    When the group's science project is smashed, they launch a hunt for the culprit and hold a trial, over which the reluctant Professor Kane presides. But Jeff soon realizes there's much more to the...
  • 11
    195
    40

    Pillows and Blankets

  • 12
    149
    25

    Paradigms of Human Memory

    Apr 21 2011

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number21

    SeriesCommunity

    As the study group assemble their 20th and final diorama for their anthropology class, they reminisce about their favorite moments over the past year. Meanwhile, Troy's monkey reappears but...  more
  • 13
    134
    21

    SeasonCommunity - Season 5

    Episode Number5

    SeriesCommunity

    "Geothermal Escapism" is the fifth episode of the fifth season of Community, and the 89th episode overall in the series. It originally aired on January 23, 2014 on NBC; and was written by Tim...  more
  • 14
    157
    49

    Digital Estate Planning

    May 17 2012

    SeasonCommunity - Season 3

    Episode Number20

    SeriesCommunity

    Pierce is summoned to Hawthorne Enterprises to discuss his inheritance with his deceased father's former right-hand man, Gilbert Lawson. The study group goes with him for moral support and must all...  more
  • 15

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number16

    SeriesCommunity

    When Pierce lands in the hospital, he believes he's dying and gives the study group specific gifts that are actually meant to torment them. Britta wonders what to do with a blank check for "charity,"...  more
  • 16
    Season 3 Episode 8: As Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) films an updated commercial for Greendale, the production takes a wild turn once he discovers that a famous Greendale alum has agreed to appear in the ad. Meanwhile, Abed (Danny Pudi) decides to make a documentary of the proceedings, while Pierce (Chevy Chase) locks himself in a rented trailer in protest of the low budget nature of the project. Guest starring Luis Guzman.
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    Season 5 Episode 8: Jeff (Joel McHale) vows to dismantle the caste system spawned by Greendale's beta test of a new social networking app.
  • 18
    Season 6 Episode 13: As their sixth year at Greendale draws to a close, Abed (Danny Pudi) asks everyone to imagine pitching a TV show about what they would do in season seven. Joel McHale, Alison Brie, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash and Ken Jeong also star.
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    Season 5 Episode 4: Tensions arise when polygraph tests following Pierce's funeral expose the study group's true feelings for him and each other. Guest starring Walton Goggins.
  • 20
    79
    18

    Curriculum Unavailable

    May 10 2012

    SeasonCommunity - Season 3

    Episode Number19

    SeriesCommunity

    Abed becomes convinced that there is a conspiracy afoot and that Dean Pelton is an imposter. When Abed is apprehended sneaking around on campus, he is required to see a therapist, or risk being sent...
  • 21
    105
    38

    Debate 109

    Nov 12 2009

    SeasonCommunity - Season 1

    Episode Number9

    SeriesCommunity

    Jeff and Annie team up against City College for the debate championship. Pierce applies hypnotherapy on Britta to help her quit smoking while Shirley is weird-ed out as Abed's films appear to predict...  more
  • 22

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number11

    SeriesCommunity

    Abed wakes up in stop-motion animation making him believe that the group must re-discover the true meaning of Christmas. With the help of Professor Duncan, the group explores Abed's winter wonderland...  more
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    80
    26

    Mixology Certification

    Dec 02 2010

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number10

    SeriesCommunity

    "Mixology Certification" is the tenth episode of the second season of Community. It was originally broadcast on December 2, 2010 on NBC. In the episode, the study group celebrates Troy's 21st...  more
  • 24
    91
    36

    SeasonCommunity - Season 2

    Episode Number4

    SeriesCommunity

    Dean Pelton asks the study group to clean and refurbish the Greendale flight simulator. After an accidental launch, Abed must navigate a safe return....  more
  • 25
    63
    16

    SeasonCommunity - Season 3

    Episode Number10

    SeriesCommunity

    When the Greendale Glee Club is unexpectedly sidelined, the school's effervescent choir director Cory Radison sets about recruiting the study group members to fill in. Skeptical at first, they...  more
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List Rules: Best Community episodes, no matter how popular they are.