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The Best Community Episodes 

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Updated November 6, 2019 4.8k votes 640 voters 15k views

List Rules Best 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.

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Remedial Chaos Theory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 4, Season: Community - Season 3

Original Airing: 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
Episode: 23, Season: Community - Season 1

Original Airing: 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
Episode: 23, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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 & ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 14, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Conspiracy Theories and ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 9, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Cooperative Calligraphy ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 8, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Contemporary American Po... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 21, Season: Community - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Epidemiology is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 6, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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For a Few Paintballs Mor... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Community Episodes
For a Few Paintballs More Episode: 24, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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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 Episode: 17, Season: Community - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Digital Estate Planning ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Digital Estate Planning Episode: 20, Season: Community - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Paradigms of Human Memor... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Paradigms of Human Memory Episode: 21, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Intermediate Documentary... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 16, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Debate 109 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 9, Season: Community - Season 1

Original Airing: 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) 16 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 5, Season: Community - Season 5

Original Airing: 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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Curriculum Unavailable ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Curriculum Unavailable Episode: 19, Season: Community - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Basic Rocket Science is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 4, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Abed's Uncontrollable Ch... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 11, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Mixology Certification ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Mixology Certification Episode: 10, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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App Development and Cond... is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Horror Fiction in Seven ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 5, Season: Community - Season 3

Original Airing: 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) 23 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Episode: 5, Season: Community - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Documentary Filmmaking: ... is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Intro to Political Scien... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Community Episodes
Intro to Political Science Episode: 17, Season: Community - Season 2

Original Airing: 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