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Community's Top 5 Episodes: See Our Editors' Picks and Vote for Your Favorites!

If you follow the Greendale Community College Calendar, October 19 is just around the corner and classes resume later this week. If you follow a boring "regular" calendar, Thursday, February 7 is the day you should be circling, as that's when one of television's most creative sitcoms, Community, returns for Season 4.

Look, I don't want to be a harbinger of gloom, but there's a Fat Neil-sized chance that we may have seen Community's best days, what with all the firings and quittings and behind-the-scenes drama. So before we look toward the future, we've decided to relive the past by asking our resident Community fans to name their favorite five episodes. The most common response? "ONLY FIVE?!?!?" Sorry guys, I wanted to include "Introduction to Statistics," too.

You'll find our personal picks below, but we also want to know which Community episodes are YOUR list of five—so get to clicking on the poll at the bottom of the page and share your rankings the comments!



Cory Barker | Favorite Character: Britta Perry

5. "Paradigms of Human Memory" (S2E21)
4. "Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking" (S02E16)
3. "Cooperative Calligraphy" (S2E08)
2. "Mixology Certification" (S2E10)
1. "Remedial Chaos Theory" (S3E04)


Spotlight: "Remedial Chaos Theory"

Community is known for its high-concept "theme" episodes, but when the show truly thrives is when it merges big conceptual ideas with grounded emotional beats. No episode has achieved that combo more than Season 3's "Remedial Chaos Theory," the one that used Yahtzee and seven different timelines to tell a wonderful story about each character's role within the group. The episode brought us seminal Community gags and touchstones like the darkest timeline, felt goatees, and the Norwegian troll, but it also reminded us that Troy is sneakily the glue holding the group together and that Jeff, despite his affection for these misfits, still can't fully let go of being Winger-cool. —Cory




Nick Campbell | Favorite Character: Abed Nadir

5. "The Psychology of Letting Go" (S2E03)
4. "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons" (S2E14)
3. "Basic Lupine Urology" (S3E17)
2. "Aerodynamics of Gender" (S2E07)
1. "Remedial Chaos Theory" (S3E04)


Spotlight: "Aerodynamics of Gender"

So often the perks of being a wallflower are undermined by a culture that exalts the might of the extrovert (except, I would imagine, in that book The Perks of Being a Wallflower). That's complicated even more by a world that doesn't necessarily understand the symptoms (if not the official diagnosis) of someone who's far closer to Rain Man on the autistic spectrum. In media, they're either treated like fragile mutants of society (like Max Braverman on Parenthood) or punchlines in absurdity as folks that don't play by the rules of civility (Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory). What's great about "Aerodynamics of Gender" is that Abed has magical powers in his stockpiles of observed minutiae, just begging to take form in snaps until he learns his wizardry is more evil than good. Abed is a human being who learns a lesson and not just some quirky sidekick character that never changes. Also, every cutdown Abed has is GOLD. Also also: boys on trampolines! —Nick




Andy Daglas | Favorite Character: Leonard

5. "Accounting for Lawyers" (S2E03)
4. "Introduction to Finality" (S3E22)
3. "Critical Film Studies" (S2E19)
2. "Contemporary American Poultry" (S1E21)
1. "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" (S2E09)


Spotlight: "Introduction to Finality"

From the title to the almost-plaintive echo of the fan-adopted hashtag #sixseasonsandamovie at the very end of the episode, everything about “Introduction to Finality” seems resigned to its destiny as an unintentional series finale. The Season 3 capper did at least spell the end of the era for creator/showrunner Dan Harmon, and the spirit of both closure and promise animating its events makes it one of the series’ most emotionally gratifying installments. Community (in particular Season 3) occasionally went to some dark places, exploring the recesses of insecurity and selfishness that underly our need for companionship. But “Introduction to Finality” ultimately decides that our better angels can win out over the cold, frightful versions of ourselves from the darkest timeline. It’s warped, chipper, cynical, and humanist, and it will serve as a fitting coda to the show we’ve loved, should Season 4 fall short. —Andy




Noel Kirkpatrick | Favorite Character: Britta Perry

5. "Modern Warfare" (S1E23)
4. "Introduction to Statistics" (S1E07)
3. "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons" (S2E14)
2. "Basic Lupine Urology" (S3E17)
1. "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" (S2E09)


Spotlight: "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design"

The reason "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" works so well is that it blends elements of college life—racking up enough credits to graduate; dorm living—with a parody of the conspiracy suspense thriller genre and Community's particular sense of whimsy. The sendup is right on, between Professor Professorson’s painfully bad cryptic dialog ("From the lips of a ghost to the shadow of a unicorn’s dream."), the chase through the pillow fort as a crowded street (A Latvian independence day parade!), and the confrontation shootout in the study room. Even Annie's off-script confession works, as every conspiracy thriller needs a confession of secrets. All in all, it's a pitch-perfect Community episode.




Tim Surette | Favorite Character: Britta Perry

5. "Contemporary American Poultry" (S1E21)
4. "Cooperative Calligraphy" (S2E08)
3. "Paradigms of Human Memory" (S2E21)
2. "Remedial Chaos Theory" (S3E04)
1. "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons" (S2E14)


Spotlight: "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons"

Neither a straight parody nor a big stunt, the tale of Fat Neil and the study group playing Dungeons & Dragons is Community at its creative best. The show's standard sets were stretched out with narration from the cleaning lady, sound effects, and pans of hand-drawn maps, proving that Community can go high-concept on a low budget. The laughs were plentiful—Chang's character dying, Annie's seduction of the elf maiden, Abed's dungeon mastering, and Britta trying to raise awareness of the oppression of gnomes—but the episode also had heart and a heavy message in saving the life of a suicidal Fat Neil. —Tim




Jen Trolio | Favorite Character: Troy Barnes

5. "Modern Warfare" (S1E23)
4. "Foosball and Nocturnal Vigilantism" (S3E09)
3. "Mixology Certification" (S2E10)
2. "Paradigms of Human Memory" (S2E21)
1. "Regional Holiday Music" (S3E10)


Spotlight: "Mixology Certification"

Aside from the fact that Troy and I share a birthday, what I like about this episode is that it centers on the study group leaving campus and just hanging out. No spoofs, no Dean Pelton-sponsored shenanigans, just everybody going out and getting drunk together on a night when the happy-hour special is apparently 2-for-1 shots of character development. There are so many great moments—Annie (kind of) letting loose as Caroline Decker from Corpus Christi, Texas; Paul F. Tompkins throwing a drink in Abed's face; Jeff and Britta's realization that they've been talking about the same bar all night; the reveal that Shirley used to party hard. The overall atmosphere is one of hanging out at the bar with your own friends, and the episode ends on a sweet note with a nice moment for Troy, who finally gets to step up and be the leader for once. —Jen



What are your top five episodes of Community?

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It's not the best episode, I know, but I think I laughed harder at "Celebrity Pharmacology" than any other episode.
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I'm not sure why everyone like Britta so much? Anyway, loved Pillows and Blankets, which was funny, smart and a little sad/bitter (no break up was ever as painful as Troy and Abed's). Cheer Perfection.
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Where's the love for Dean Pelton and Chang??? Those two along with Leonard make Greendale Greendale
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5. Mixology Certification
4. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
3. Epidemiology
2. Remedial Chaos Theory
1. Cooperative Calligraphy

While Remedial Chaos Theory may be the show at its peak, Cooperative Calligraphy was what I use to hook people in. Its gotta be my number one. Puppy parade!
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One of the best shows ever! funniest show on tv, clever and great actors!
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For me, this is one of the worst shows ever. Started out cool but turned out to be annoying, trying too hard to "redefine" sitcoms it has become a terrible caricature. Too much bells and whistle. All the things I hate about this show are embodied by Abed, probably one of the most gratingly annoying characters in TV history.
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Everything that made we fans fall in love with this show are why it has "failed" as a long term series. for a 23 episode network tv show to work, there must be consistency ...viewers' time is limited so they must know what they are getting every time they tune in ... if characters develop to quickly, or the premise changes regularly such as with a lot of fantasy sequences, etc...casual viewers dont get addicted....successful network tv shows are like comfort food...you want to hang out with some characters you like in funny situations...Community would have been better on HBO or Show Time as a 6 or 13 episode per season show.
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Naawh I wont even attempt to make a top five, whatever episodes I would choose, I would never feel happy with the choice
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Paradigism of human memory,(All Those untold stories!!!).

Intro to political science (LAW and ORDER spoof, who sabotaged the potato experiment ?) Dead pan acting, New Intro, Britta enhancing the photo and making it "Old Timey"

They are all amazing, can't pick, brain hurts now___ Must Reboot___ Must Re-watch last nights season premier!!
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5. Modern Warfare
4. Digital Estate Planning
3. Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas
2. Advanced Dungeon's and Dragons
1. Remedial Chaos Theory
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So close!
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Pillows And Blankets forever!
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Even though Season 1 is the best, none of my favorite episodes come from it.

5. Curriculum Unavailable (S3E19)
4. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (S2E14)
3. Pillows and Blankets (S3E14)
2. Remedial Chaos Theory (S3E04)
1. Paradigms of Human Memory (S2E21)
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5.Paradigms of Human Memory
4.Pillows and Blankets
3.Modern Warfare
2.A Fistful of Paintballs
1.Remedial Chaos Theory (This episode is Legen..... wait for it....dary)

Favourite character: Abed Nadir
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5. Epidemiology
4. Modern Warfare
3. Basic Rocket Science
2. Foosball and Nocturnal Vigilantism
1. Remedial Chaos Theory

Favourite character: Annie
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fav character - abed
5- Cooperative Calligraphy
4- Modern Warefare
3- Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
2- Contemporary American Poultry
1- Remedial Chaos Theory

Mentions: Digital Estate Planning, Documentary Filmmaking : Redux, A Fistful of Paintballs, Basic Lupine Urology, Paradigms of Human Memory
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favorite character - Troy

5. Modern Warfare
4. Digital Estate Planning
3. Cooperative Calligraphy
2. Documentary Filmmaking : Redux
1. Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking

I'm suprised Redux didn't make any of the top fives. Jim Rash should have gotten an Emmy for that episode alone
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Lots of love for season 2, not enough for season 1. Also a surprising amount of love for Britta.

"Introduction to Statistics", I'm curious what about that one has your favor, Noel. I barely remember it, I only remember vaguely Abed as Batman and Jeff's costume.

Jen, hooray for Troy being your favorite character, such an underrated performance and rounded personality in Troy Barnes.

Anyway, as for my favorite, I don't have one, this is a really good list you guys have, I barely have a "top tier" of episodes, that's how much I like this show. I ended up voting for Modern Warfare because of how bold it was with characters and ideas fairly early in the series. The show moves through ideas and concepts so naturally that every episode is fresh and has heart - something I can only hope will continue without Harmon. I mean, "Beginner Pottery" from season 1, how does a show try to risk such a thing while trying to build an audience to ensure its network doesn't can it? Only Community can get away with it.
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And, if it's any consolation, Troy's my second favorite character.
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Intro to Stats is, for me, when the show starts to become the show. Little bits of silly pop culture humor, but it also starts Troy and Abed's relationship a bit (especially in the episode tag), and begins Jeff's coming around on the group as something he's part of.

And I just dig Abed's Batman voice and Pierce tripping and building a fort out tables and chairs. Because it looks really ridiculous when Jeff walks into the library.
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Thanks for the explanation. I see what you mean, there's a lot of thought about where the characters' hearts are going in Intro to Stats (I caught up on it and refreshed my memory), there's emotional stuff and silly stuff and out there stuff all in one.
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My pleasure. I also really like "Beginner Pottery" as well. It'd easily be in the top 10. I love the surrealness of the sailing class in the parking lot, particularly when they "sail" by the classroom, and see it from the window. It's a stunning shot.
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Favourite Character: Annie
5. Cooperative Calligraphy (208)
The only show on television that could mine 20 minutes from searching for a lost pen. It genuinely inspired me as a writer.

4. Modern Warefare (123)
The first episode where Community went all out and fully embraced its uniqueness. A classic.

3. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (214)
Have never played but it made me want to.

2. A Fistful of Paintballs (223)
In my mind, the superior of the paintball installments. As an Annie fan, the episode is always ridiculously entertaining to watch.

1. Basic Lupine Urology (317)
Everything about this episode is perfect. How they perfectly captured the tone, writing, acting and even camera techniques of Law & Order while remaining true to itself.

Honourable Mentions: Accounting for Lawyers (202) and Digital Estate Planning (320)
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No Annie love? Am I the only one who doesn't understand the Britta love? I love all of the characters so much but if I had to rank them, Britta and Shirley would find themselves on the bottom. Britta's great but I just feel Annie, Pierce, Abed, Troy and Jeff are stronger characters.
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I'm totally with you on the Annie love and being baffled by everyone's love of Britta. Granted she's occasionally funny, but more often than not she's an irritating pile of dumbness.
As awesome as Remedial Chaos Theory is, Britta's repeated "Pizza Pizza Me so Hungy" and off-Key "Roxanne" has forever ruined my enjoyment of it.
Annie FTW.
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This doesn't make sense. A true Community lover doesn't discriminate between episodes. Each one is a blessing, and we should be thankful for each and every one. We don't know how long this will last, and pretty soon we might have nothing else but crap like Go On and The New Normal.

To my fellow fans who are tempted to re-watch the entire series just to answer this question, don't. You could do that with 30 Rock, or Office, but Community? Community is a precious non-renewable resource. Treasure it.

Don't be like the Israelites who found fault with the manna of God, or the hobbits who didn't like the elf bread. Be content and grateful with each episode as it comes. Save top 5, top 10 list for when the End Times are upon us.

(Favourite Character - Jeff, duh. Followed closely by Rufallo when he guest stars, the Dean and Troy)
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Hardest question I've ever been asked. Ever!

But I now have a reason to re-watch all the episodes and rate them. I suspect Remedial Chaos Theory and Critical Film Studies will top the list. As for my favorite character, Britta and Abed immediately came to mind, but Troy and Annie are not far behind. I suspect I'll end up cheating and picking a favorite character for each season. Last season was maybe Britta, the one before that maybe Abed, season one... maybe Annie? I don't know. I'll get back to you when I've finished re-watching them all!
#sixseasonsandamovie
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Favourite Characters: Annie and Abed

Modern Warfare
Debate 109
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
Basic Lupine Urology
The First Chang Dynasty
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Favorite: Annie

No order, but here's 5

"Comparative Religion"
"Mixology Certification"
"Paradigms of Human Memory"
"Geography of Global Conflict" (CRISIS ALERT!)
"Digital Estate Planning"
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Am I the only one who thinks Basic Lupine Urology* was a boring episode? All it did for me was to remind me of everything I hate about procedurals.

*) It was however the best episode title since Supernatural's "Criss Angel is a douchebag",
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Whereas my love of it comes from the fact that I thrive on Law & Order reruns, and that episode is a big sloppy love letter to the show.

That being said, it points to the dangers of Community's genre parody and homages. It can be very isolating if you're a) not familiar with the subject or b) hate the subject. I know lots of people who find the D&D episode completely inaccessible because they didn't know about D&D, and the frame of that episode really put them out of it.
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RERUNS?!? Sorry, I guess not all of us could have watched Law & Order from the very first episode the way I have. (Showing off? Yes.)

I'm surprised to hear these episodes are found as inaccessible, Advanced D&D has a lot of heart. Still, I guess that's what makes the show amazing but niche in NBC's eyes.
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Well, reruns for a bit of it. To be fair, I have the vast majority of the series. :-P

It happens. I wasn't crazy about American Poultry because the gangster movie frame just wasn't my bag. I've liked it more upon repeated watchings, but that first time through? Left me pretty cold.
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Seriously guys? No spotlight on a paintball episode?
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They're pretty infamous, what needs saying really? They're so much a signature of the series that the show itself has mocked it.
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1- Remedial Chaos Theory
2- Pillows and Blankets
3- Basic Lupine Urology
4- Virtual Systems Analysis
5- Modern Warfare
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Favorite Character: Annie Edison
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Favorite Character: Abed Nadir
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1) Remedial Chaos Theory
2) Digital Estate Planning
3) Modern Warfare
4) Introduction To Finality
5) Documentary Filmmaking Redux

This list was so hard to make
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1) Bottle episode
2) Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
3) Conspiracy theory episode
4) Modern Warfare
5) Mafia Episode
Favorite character: Britta Perry. Britta FTW!!
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Its hard to pick from the talented cast of community but my favourites are Troy & Abed.

In no particular order my best 5 episdoes
"Pillows & Blanket
Modern Warfare
."Remedial Chaos Theory
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons"
"Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design

Honourable mentions to "Paradigms of Human Memory "Cooperative Calligraphy" and Contemporary American Poultry
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This should save me some time.

"what he/she said!"
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Favorite character: Britta Favorite episodes: "Modern Warfare" and "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons"
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Community is so great, no other show could really inspire almost the entire staff (the absentees will forever be burnt into our retinas (retinae?, retinata?), like a best episodes of the year post. You couldn't do this with Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones, it's a unique strength of Community. And I'm sure that everyone will have different top 5s because the show is so great. I feel like I'm sometimes too hard of the show because Season 2 blew my mind and I had some issues with Season 3 but looking back it was also awesome.

First favourite character is really hard as Abed ruled for so long but didn't stand out in Season 3...but I'll still go with him because he defines the show. Now for episodes:

5. Mixology Cerification
4. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons
3. Paradigms of Human Memory
2. Critical Film Studies
1. Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas

Honourable mentions (because how could I not): Digital Exploration of Interior Design, Remedial Chaos Theory, Cooperative Calligraphy

And almost as honourable mentions, in chronological order: Contemporary American Poultry, Modern Warfare, Basic Rocket Science, Epidemiology, Aerodynamics of Gender, Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design, Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking, Intro to Political Science, Competitive Wine Tasting, A Fistful of Paintballs, For a Few Paintballs More, Documentary Filmmaking: Redux, Regional Holiday Music, Pillows and Blankets, Basic Lupine Urology and Digital Estate Planning.
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1)Remedial Chaos Theory
2)Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
3)Pillows and Blankets
4)Modern Warfare
5)Regional Holiday Music
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If you didn't laugh during Troy's Timeline in Remedial Chaos Theory, you Britta'd it.
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Favorite character is Leonard. His brief moments are always the best. You know, my favorite character from the Office is Creed, so maybe I love old crazy guys.

Top 5 Episodes: oh man, I need to be on a better device to type that one out.
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No one picked Jeff as their favorite character? But he's so...... Jeff! Although respect to the person who picked Leonard as their fav. "Pfffffft!"
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LEONARD IS THE SOUL OF GREENDALE
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Pierce seems like the soul of Greendale considering how long he's been going there, and why he's been going there. Greendale is nearly dead inside and doesn't really value education - that's so Pierce.
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Leonard is my fav too!!
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Community has always reminded me a lot of Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright's work (Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz) where you can enjoy the show/movie on two levels. You can 1) not get any of the references but still enjoy the more easily accessible jokes or 2) catch all the references big and small that make repeat viewing so darn enjoyable. See: Modern Warfare, where you get all sorts of references to The Warriors, Die Hard, Rambo, Predator, etc. but even if you didn't get those, it's still a fun, action-packed episode!
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Paradigms of Human Memory is the episode that got me into Community. I caught some clips of the episode on youtube (Jeff's epic speech, the Glee parody) and was hooked after that. The innovative twist on the classic clip show was my introduction to Community's special type of creativity. My favorite aspect of the show is still the genre-bending/referencing, from the Law & Order episode, the Ken Burns episode, and (one of my absolute favorites that it seriously underrated) Contemporary American Poultry (Community's earliest foray into grand episode-long homages)
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How can most of them say Britta is their favourite character? Britta's the worst.
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As many of you know, I love lists. I arbitrarily list (and rank) things everyday of my life. I enjoy making daily lists, seasonal lists, grocery lists, laundry lists, to-do lists, work lists (lots of sub-categories for that one), chore lists and occasionally I'll even list my lists to keep everything in order.

BUT

Listing my top 5 favorite episodes of Community is painful proposition! It physically hurts me to only have a puny, paltry and pathetic 5 slots!

IT JUST DOESN'T SEEM POSSIBLE! ... Okay, here it goes:

5. Modern Warfare
4. Digital Estate Planning
3. Paradigms of Human Memory
2. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
1. Remedial Chaos Theory

I'd love to make an "honorable mentions" list, but that would feel like cheating ... Ah, f*ck it!

Honorable Mentions: Pillows and Blankets, Cooperative Calligraphy, Basic Lupine Urology, Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design, Curriculum Unavailable, Introduction to Statistics, Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking, Regional Holiday Music, Epidemiology and Contemporary American Poultry.

Thank God picking a favourite character is easier: Troy! Huzzah!
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NOBODY picked "Curriculum Unavailable" w/ John Hodgeman? I'm hurt. My top 5:
5) Curriculum Unavailable
4) First Chang Dynasty
3) For a Few Paintballs More
2) Remedial Chaos Theory
1) Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

And while Dean Pelton is not my favorite character, Jim Rash deserves so much more credit than I think he gets.
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It's hard to say which is my number one since the series hasn't ran full course yet so I'll just say a few episodes I love the most. 4. Coorporative Caligraphy

3. Digital Estate Planning 2. Modern Warfare 1. Remedial Chaos Theory (no supprise)

As for favorate character Abed Nadir he's just the most colorful and symphatic of the bunch to me anyway.
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Favourite Character: Abed Nadir

5. Cooperative Calligraphy
4. Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas
3. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
2. Remedial Chaos Theory
1. Modern Warfare
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The great wonder of Community is that its 35th-best episode is still better than anything else out there (except Archer).
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Come on none of you Chose Digital Estate Planning it was my favorite after Remdial Choas Theory
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Abed is one of my favourite characters in any TV show, but at the end of the day I gotta give the true honour to Chang....guilty as changed.
And Remedial Chaos Theory is simply incredible.
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here is the thing: no matter how many lists we make, arguments we get into, and the decisions we choose, community has no greatest episode......the simple fact being that the show is too perfect for that to be true. sure not every single episode is amazing, but each one leaves you with the memory of greatness. each story line has its own concept, structure, and design. so while we may disagree with others lists, we just have to realize that its impossible to choose, because the show is just that amazing. so while i may choose dungeons and dragons, you choose modern warfare, and remedial chaos theory isn't left out, the decisions we make based on the show are from the sole concept that community is.....perfect
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As for favorite character, I seemingly have a different one every season. While a lot of people appear to love Britta's transformation over the show's run, I absolutely loved Season 1 Britta. She was the heart of the show during that season.

Season 2, I'd go with Annie. Late into season 1 and throughout season 2 is when I started my crushing on Alison Brie. Season 3, I'd say Troy.
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5. Regional Holiday Music (S03E10)
4. Remedial Chaos Theory (S03E04)
3. Paradigms of Human Memory (S02E21)
2. Comparative Religion (S01E12)
1. Modern Warfare (S01E23)

Ugh, I feel dirty after making that list. Not because I have issue with any of the five I included, but because I feel like I excluded an easy 15 episodes that I could have put in the top 5.

Also, you may be able to tell that I have a special place in my heart for the first season.

10 Honorable Mentions: Pillows and Blankets (S03E14), Basic Lupine Urology (S03E17), Epidemiology (S02E06), Cooperative Calligraphy (S02E08), A Fistful of Paintballs Part 1 (S02E23), Advanced Criminal Law (S01E05), Investigative Journalism (S01E13), Basic Geneology (S01E18), Contemporary American Poultry (S01E21), and of course, Pilot (S01E01).
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I really like season 1 as well! :)
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Of the three seasons so far, I'd have to say season 1 is my favorite. I love how creative and daring the show has gotten, but in doing so, the third season became significantly more inconsistent. I felt like the hits were bigger, but the misses were more frequent. While the first season wasn't as creatively daring, there's a long stretch of episodes (pretty much the whole season) where I personally don't see any flaws.

And in saying that, I'm very appreciative of the fact that you were the only one of the staff to include a season 1 episode not chicken or paintball themed. I didn't even include it in my honorable mentions, but I really like Intro to Stats. There isn't a single pointless or needless piece of dialogue between any of the characters, and that fort is awesome ("What in the Pink Floyd?"). I guess it doesn't hurt that I find Lauren Stamile dressed as Robin Hood really hot.
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5. The First Chang Dynasty
4. Paradigms of Human Memory
3. Remedial Chaos Theory
2. Modern Warfare
1. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

But seriously, can't we just pick them all?
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