TV Episodes The Best Community Episodes  

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List Rules Best Community episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Community episodes, as determined by voters like you. The worlds 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.

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Remedial Chaos Theory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Remedial Chaos Theory Oct 13 2011 New roommates Troy and Abed host an apartment-warming party that takes a strange turn.

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Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Modern Warfare May 06 2010 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 ...more

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A Fistful of Paintballs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Community Episodes
A Fistful of Paintballs May 05 2011 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

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Feb 03 2011 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. ...more

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Contemporary American Poultry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Contemporary American Poultry Apr 22 2010 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 ...more

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Conspiracy Theories and Interi... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design Nov 18 2010 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.

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For a Few Paintballs More is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Community Episodes
For a Few Paintballs More May 12 2011 "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 ...more

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Cooperative Calligraphy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Cooperative Calligraphy Nov 11 2010 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 ...more

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Epidemiology is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Epidemiology Oct 28 2010 "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 ...more

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Pillows and Blankets is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Pillows and Blankets

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Basic Lupine Urology is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Basic Lupine Urology Apr 26 2012 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 ...more

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Paradigms of Human Memory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Paradigms of Human Memory Apr 21 2011 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

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Digital Estate Planning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Digital Estate Planning May 17 2012 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 ...more

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Debate 109 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Debate 109 Nov 12 2009 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 ...more

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Intermediate Documentary Filmm... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking Feb 17 2011 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 ...more

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Curriculum Unavailable is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Curriculum Unavailable May 10 2012 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 ...more

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Geothermal Escapism is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Geothermal Escapism Jan 23 2014 "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 ...more

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Mixology Certification is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Mixology Certification Dec 02 2010 "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 ...more

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Intro to Political Science is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Intro to Political Science Feb 24 2011 "Intro to Political Science" is the 17th episode of the second season of Community. It was originally aired on February 24, 2011 on NBC. In the episode, Dean Pelton decides to organize ...more

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Basic Rocket Science is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Basic Rocket Science Oct 14 2010 Dean Pelton asks the study group to clean and refurbish the Greendale flight simulator. After an accidental launch, Abed must navigate a safe return.

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Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps Oct 27 2011 The gang tells scary stories while Britta discovers that one of her pals might be a psychopathic maniac.

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Advanced Criminal Law is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Advanced Criminal Law Oct 15 2009 Senor Chang warns that he'll give failing marks to the whole class unless the cheater admits to his/her indiscretion. Jeff then defends the one who comes forward. Annie and Pierce team up to ...more

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Comparative Religion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Comparative Religion Dec 10 2009 "Comparative Religion" is the 12th episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community. It aired in the United States on NBC on December 10, 2009.

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Messianic Myths And Ancient Pe... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Messianic Myths And Ancient Peoples Season 2 Episode 5: Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) gets inspired to create a religious film and asks Abed (Danny Pudi) for his creative input only to discover that he wants to make one of his own. Meanwhile, Pierce (Chevy Chase) comes to terms with being the oldest member of the group and is recruited by another set of students his own age. Joel McHale, Allison Brie, Donald Glover, Gillian Jacobs and Ken Jeong als...

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Digital Exploration of Interio... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Digital Exploration of Interior Design (1) Mar 29 2012 As the new Greendale Subway shop opens in the cafeteria, Shirley, Pierce and Britta plot to bring about its early demise. Vice Dean Laybourne makes another attempt to get Troy to join the Air ...more

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MODERN ESPIONAGE is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Community Episodes
MODERN ESPIONAGE Season 6 Episode 11: Jeff is drawn into a secret game of paintball happening on campus and Frankie threatens to expel anyone who plays.

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Documentary Filmmaking: Redux is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Documentary Filmmaking: Redux 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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App Development and Condiments is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Community Episodes
App Development and Condiments 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.

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Abed's Uncontrollable Christma... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas Dec 09 2010 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 ...more

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Pilot Sep 17 2009 Jeff Winger, a lawyer whose degree has been revoked, finds himself at Greendale Community College where he forms a study group consisting of Pierce, Britta, a 28-year old drop out; Shirley, a ...more

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Introduction to Statistics is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Introduction to Statistics Oct 29 2009 "Introduction to Statistics" is the seventh episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community, airing on NBC on October 29, 2009. Annie hosts a Dia de los ...more

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For a few Paintballs more is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Community Episodes
For a few Paintballs more Season 2 Episode 24: As the paintball war is revealed to be a City College plan to destroy the school, Jeff (Joel McHale) and Troy (Donald Glover) vie for control of Greendale’s embattled army. Meanwhile, upset over being shunned by the study group, Pierce (Chevy Chase) attempts to save himself by betraying them.

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Spanish 101 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Spanish 101 Sep 24 2009 "Spanish 101" is the second episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community. It aired in the United States on NBC on September 24, 2009.

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Cooperative Polygraphy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Cooperative Polygraphy 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.

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Physical Education is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Physical Education Mar 04 2010 Jeff shows a little leg in billiards class when he's forced to wear the Greendale PE uniform, while the gang tries to help Abed get a girl.

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Regional Holiday Music is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Regional Holiday Music Dec 08 2011 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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Heroic Origins is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Heroic Origins May 02 2013 Convinced that the study group was destined to meet, Abed pieces together everyone's past revealing that their lives have always been intertwined. Chang tries to destroy Greendale once and for

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Aerodynamics of Gender is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Aerodynamics of Gender Nov 04 2010 "Aerodynamics of Gender" is the seventh episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Community, and the 32nd episode of the series overall. It aired in the ...more

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EMOTIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF BROA... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Community Episodes
EMOTIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF BROADCAST TELEVISION 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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Beginner Pottery is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Beginner Pottery Mar 18 2010 While Jeff takes interest in a pottery class, Pierce invites his friends to his boating class.

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The Science of Illusion is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Community Episodes
The Science of Illusion Mar 25 2010 "The Science of Illusion" is the 20th episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community. It aired in the United States on NBC on March 25, 2010.

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Anthropology 101 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Anthropology 101 Sep 23 2010 "Anthropology 101" is the second season premiere of the American television series Community. It was originally broadcast on September 23, 2010 on NBC. In the episode, the study group ...more

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The Psychology of Letting Go is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Community Episodes
The Psychology of Letting Go Oct 07 2010 When Pierce's mother dies, the group helps to comfort him. After putting Jeff in the hospital, by one of her class pranks going awry, Professor Bauer takes a leave of absence and Professor ...more

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Studies in Modern Movement is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Studies in Modern Movement Nov 10 2011 The study group pitches in to help when Annie decides to move in with Troy and Abed, but the plan breaks down when she becomes frustrated by their fun-loving lifestyle. Elsewhere, Dean Pelton ...more

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Basic Intergluteal Numismatics is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Basic Intergluteal Numismatics Season 5 Episode 3: Annie (Alison Brie) and Jeff (Joel McHale) team up to investigate when the Ass Crack Bandit returns to Greendale.

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Geography of Global Conflict is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Geography of Global Conflict Sep 29 2011 Chang gets used to his new job. Britta reacts to a friend being taken hostage in a foreign country. Annie asks the group to help bring down her new friend. Professor Cligoris struggles to behave ...more

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Social Psychology is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Social Psychology Oct 08 2009 "Social Psychology" is the fourth episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community. It aired in the United States on NBC on October 8, 2009.

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Virtual Systems Analysis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Virtual Systems Analysis Apr 19 2012 When a final exam is postponed, Annie talks Abed into letting her spend some time in the dreamatorium, where an innocent simulation turns into an examination of the study group.

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Foosball and Nocturnal Vigilan... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Foosball and Nocturnal Vigilantism Dec 01 2011 Jeff and Shirley bond over foosball. After Annie breaks Abed's special edition DVD of "The Dark Knight", she covers it up by staging a robbery.

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Pascal's Triangle Revisited is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Pascal's Triangle Revisited May 20 2010 "Pascal's Triangle Revisited" is the 25th and final episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community. It aired in the United States on NBC on May 20, ...more