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The Best Seasons of 'Community'  

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All the seasons of Community were great, but which seasons really stand out? After introducing viewers to the students and teachers of Greendale Community College in season one, the series focuses on the relationships and careers of the characters in later seasons. Some of the most memorable episodes of Community come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Community are, let's rank every Community season from best to worst.

Community is a comedy sitcom series that aired on NBC from 2007 to 2014 before moving to Yahoo! Screen in 2015 for the final sixth season. It was created by Dan Harmon and features an all-star cast including Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, and Donald Glover. The show was nominated for multiple awards during its six-season run, even received the most nominations and won Best Comedy Series at the 2nd Critics' Choice Television Awards.

Vote up your favorite seasons of Community, and vote down any bad seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. It can be painful to put one Community season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

 

Community - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Community'
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The first season of Community premiered on September 17, 2009 and contains 25 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the students and teachers at Greendale Community College.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Pilot," "Debate 109" and "Pascal's Triangle Revisited."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Jeff starts the Spanish study group.
  • The group celebrates a multi-cultural Christmas.
  • Annie and Jeff kiss.
Does this season make the grade?
Community - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Community'
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The third season of Community premiered on September 22, 2011 and contains 22 episodes. This season finds Pierce and Shirley on opposite ends of a court battle.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Biology 101," "Urban Matrimony and the Sandwich Arts" and "Pillows and Blankets."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • The group experiences its own Civil War.
  • Chang gets control of Greendale.
  • Jeff returns to court.
Does this season make the grade?
Community - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Community'
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The second season of Community premiered on September 23, 2010 and contains 24 episodes. This season finds the series embracing absurdist comedy with hilarious results.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Anthropology 101," "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" and "Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • The group gets animated in Abed's mind.
  • Jeff and Britta's romance is revealed.
  • The group plays paintball.
Does this season make the grade?
Community - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Community'
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The fifth season of Community premiered on January 2, 2014 and contains 13 episodes. This season marks the return of the show's creator, Dan Harmon and the exit of two of the series' leads, Donald Glover and Chevy Chase.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Repilot," "G.I. Jeff" and "Basic Sandwich."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Jeff becomes a teacher.
  • The group plays "The Floor Is Lava" in honor of Troy's last day.
  • Pierce dies.
Does this season make the grade?