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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.

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

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A Fistful of Paintballs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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
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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For a Few Paintballs More is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Conspiracy Theories and Interi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Epidemiology is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Cooperative Calligraphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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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
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
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
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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Intermediate Documentary Filmm... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 15 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Debate 109 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Geothermal Escapism is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Intro to Political Science is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Documentary Filmmaking: Redux is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Basic Rocket Science is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Mixology Certification is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Advanced Criminal Law is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Cooperative Polygraphy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Comparative Religion is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Digital Exploration of Interio... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Abed's Uncontrollable Christma... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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App Development and Condiments is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 30 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Spanish 101 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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For a few Paintballs more is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Heroic Origins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Beginner Pottery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Mar 18 2010 While Jeff takes interest in a pottery class, Pierce invites his friends to his boating class.

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Regional Holiday Music is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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MODERN ESPIONAGE is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Aerodynamics of Gender is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Physical Education is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Studies in Modern Movement is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 40 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 41 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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The Science of Illusion is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 43 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Environmental Science is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Nov 19 2009 "Environmental Science" is the tenth episode of the first season of the American comedy television series Community. It aired in the United States on NBC on November 19, 2009. The ...more

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The Psychology of Letting Go is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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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Social Psychology is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 47 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 48 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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) 49 on the list The Best Community Episodes
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

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Accounting for Lawyers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Sep 30 2010 Jeff falls into old habits after reconnecting with Alan (Rob Corddry), a former law firm colleague; Abed, Annie and Troy look for dirt on Alan.