Community Explains Its Scheduling SNAFU in Community Terms (VIDEO)


Great news, guys! Community is returning on October 19! "But wait," you say. "Today is October 19, and I don't see the internet exploding in reverie!" I'll let Troy and Abed explain:



So there you have it. The cast and crew are very aware that they're getting jerked around by NBC, but they also know it won't do any good to pout about it, so they made a hilarious video with a perfectly absurd positive spin. October 19 isn't a date, it's the joy you feel inside after getting the last plate of chicken fingers, the thrill of seducing an Elven maiden so she'll let you borrow her Pegasus, the ecstasy of eating Starburn's ecstasy at Annie's Dia de Los Muertos party while dressed as The Beastmaster.

No, Community still does not have a premiere date. But now that NBC has scheduled Whitney away from Fridays (where it'd initially been paired with Community in the most mismatched comedy block of all time), maybe the network has bigger, grander plans for Community than to simply dump it in the litterbox that is Friday night? Who knows, maybe NBC will even do the right thing and bring Community back in the midseason, either as part of its Thursday comedy block to replace 30 Rock or as a partner for the almost-as-goofy Go On, which has been performing well and definitely shares a vibe with Community.

And for those of you who may have missed it, here's Joel McHale on Ellen showing off a clip from Community's Season 4 premiere, which plays off The Hunger Games and will debut... someday.


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Does this mean no Halloween episode this year? Thanks, NBC, for making a full grown woman cry over tv. I'm sure that almost never happens. Dicks. But then again, whenever October 19th is, it's the perfect day for a Halloween special, so maybe we won't get ripped off.
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Not bad, not bad. I didn't expect to be amused by Chang, but his "I'm a flashmob" while wearing a felt beard a la the fan movement was pretty dope.
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Oh my God! Just Amazing! I love this show. #Anniesmove



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these people....are truly amazing
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I am going to print a calendar where all the dates are October 19 and cross them one by one until it premieres!
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Loved it then built a pillow fort around it! October 19th is in all our hearts.
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Go On, Community, Parks & Recreation, 1600 Penn. Make this happen. (Hopefully 1600 Penn is or will become a good show.)
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If that little teaser or whatever you want to call it is any sign, this show is looking to stay top notch Comedy, I just hope we get news of a premiere date soon.
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I would really love to pair this show with "Go On". Bring in viewers for this show and they definitely share a vibe.
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October 19 is my birthday. All rejoice.
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As long as it's not a Thursday or a Sunday, I have way too many scheduling conflicts as it is.
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If they dump it on Fridays we have a problem, another season might be risky for the network.

I hope they push it to midseason and schedule it on Thursdays. It might fair better and the're might be a chance at another season.
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God, their warmth and enthusiasm is amazing. It's like I'm reuniting with an old friend. Too bad he's packing already.
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Whenever it may be... October 19th!
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I want Troy and Abed in the Morning to be a real show. I want it to be 10 minutes long, air every day, and feature random Greendale students/teachers.
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It really should be a web series.
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October 19th is more than a feeling. It is a baseball bat and should be cracked upside the head of the collective mind at NBC.



Bring back Community! #sixseasonsandamuthfreakingmovie!
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Damn it. Who runs NBC. Greenblatt? You suck dude. And your sycophants suck as well. To me, they have The Voice and 3 of my favorite comedies. And I've gotta say, I don't like the Voice THAT much. NBC is about to go the way of the dodo or in my house CBS (love Craig he doesn't count). I'm more than will to FINALLY start Breaking Bad or other cable shows that I should be devoting my time to.
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Is there going to be an Evil Chang?
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Is there any other kind?
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Not that funny. Missing Dan Harmon already.
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I loves that teaser, seems like classic community to me, don't be so bitter, not that i won't miss Dan, but he is not coming back, we may as well make the best of it, since odds of Season 5 is very small.
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This clip was better than half of season 3.
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Subway's corpo-humanoids > NBC's October 19th feeling within us all
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Fart.
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Gotta disagree. It was quite funny and absurd. The usual Community style.
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Judging from a 30-second clip without any context? OK.
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How is it without context? In the context of the history of the show, compared to clips of the past, I didn't find it nearly as funny. This: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pAEyPpYn-Q, for example.
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OK, we were talking about different things. But still, the video you're talking about isn't even part of an episode. Why judge it? :S
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This wasn't a trailer. It was a random 30-second clip. You don't know the context of the episode. You could similarly take a clip of the same length from any episode of the previous three seasons and say the same thing. Since I assume you've watched it all before, you should be knowing that it's not a show with obvious punchlines that tell you when to laugh.
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The episode it is from is called History 101, wich implicates the group is going to history-class, it is also a "hunger games-parody" so im guessing this is from the second or third part of the competition deciding who gets in to History-class... Im also guessing Jeff needs a grade in history to be able to take the bar-exam and that is what the conversation in this clip is about.. i.e it was quite hillariuos!
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rishabhpb and JoceclynMoore1, you're talking about different things. Don't bicker. It's October 19.
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This clip isn't from an episode. It was filmed to directly address the schedule weirdness. It is self-contained.
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Perfect.! I cannot wait for this show to return, preferably to a night that will allow it to get to #sixseasonsandamovie.
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i guess i will wait for october 19th 2013 .
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Where's the review for Last Resort? Did you and Price duel for it? Who won? o_O
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