See the Community Cast as Street Fighter Characters

We're posting a weekly Community story every Thursday until NBC puts the show back on the schedule, because we can.


A busy week and an impromptu vacation for moi means this post is going to be a bit short this week. As you know, the point of this weekly series is to keep Community fresh in your minds—but it seems like the show's fans are doing that just fine on their own.

You know what's pretty amazing to me? The fact that Community isn't even on the air right now, yet people are still created cool stuff related to the show. Think about that for a second. There's no weekly reminder of the show in the form of the regularly scheduled episodes of television it should be getting, but fans are still talking about it all the time. When was the last time your friend passed you a link to an image of the cast of Two and a Half Men redrawn as superheroes? Where are the New Girl Tumblrs loaded with animated .GIFs? Even Modern Family, comedy's resident award hog, doesn't have much of an existence off the TV screen.

While other comedies are forgotten once their allotted 30 minutes are up for the week, Community continues to chug along, even though it's been off the air for months. The fan appreciation continues, and will for some time. Case in point, this continuation of my Community alt-art post from a couple weeks ago: Here's a look at the characters reimagined as Street Fighter characters. (Click the image to see it full-size.)

This piece comes from artist Ben Deguzman, who previously gave the Community cast a makeover as characters from the world of Batman. I love that he didn't make Abed into Dhalsim, because he looks so great as Ryu. And Chang as Blanka? That just might be the greatest thing ever. Check out Ben's page here!

The pleas for saving the show also continue, and late last week, Donald Glover sat down in front of a camera and asked for your help in this new comedy-free world that we live in.

I wish I could give you an update on Community's future, but unfortunately it's still murky. We'll hold NBC to its promise of a spring return, but until then, all we can really say is, "See you after Regionals."


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Yay! Today we eagerly await the next article about Community!

BOOOOOOO....the Community articles appear to have disappeared from the front page of tv.com...
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Community inspired valentines: http://engelen.tumblr.com/post/17514108700/happy-valentines-day-community-why-buy-cards
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come back! come back! come back!
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please come back community... for another 10 seasons :D
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Another great Community Alt-Art. I need my study group. Come back soon.
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Akuma Shirley is my main.
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Dean as player 2 Chun Li is brilliant, as is Jeff as Guile with the hair-combing.



Nice PSA material, must get Community back!!!
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Akuma Shirley is awesome
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Seriously cool. Pierce has never been scarier. And Shirley's rockin' that purse!
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Jeff & Abed are too good to be true! =D MAN i LOVE THIS SHOW, counting the days left even though I don't know how many there are. That's a sad state for humanity people...
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Community! I miss you so much!!
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I miss this show badly.
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LOL. Abed as Ryu and Chang as Blanka? Brilliant!
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is there any way to get it back on air, like an nbc email or something?
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Love all the Community love!
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I love that it sounds like someone's trying to muffle their laughter at the very end.



"No one's died in 48 hours. No one. Everything's at a stand still." LOL. Love it. We all know how that ends. (Well maybe not all. Some. A few. A few people know.)
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#sixseasonsandamovie





Plus I am now going to contact my Governor. ha
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*Sigh* That picture again...
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CBS is trying to take the success of it and create a show loosely (damn right it will be loosely) around Conan Doyles work called elementary. It might not entirely suck. So at least there is that.
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Elementary right? I'm fully against it haha. They should at least wait until Sherlock finishes it's run. They will hardly improve upon what the creators have done for BBC,wand frankly the fact that they went ahead with it without the consent of the BBC makes me question what they want out of the show. Oh, well. We'll see.
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I am not that much for it either. However, if done well and if they get the right actors. Not their usual CBS people. And I am not really sure who could do it because Cumberbatch and Freeman just do their respective roles so well. I am not sure I know an American actor that could pull it off as well. Or even half as good. Plus you add the fact that they are going to look at a 20 + episode per season that is going to tremendously lower the quality. I don't see it doing well in any respect.



There are already way too many Sherlockesque shows out their already. And for every hit you have a miss. Psych, hit, The mentalist, Miss. House, hit in a medical drama, The Finder, (though I am starting to enjoy it more) but still a miss. It is a poor man's Psych mixed with Bones.



I think they would have to get two completely unknown actors for the two leads. And with one of the guys that produces Unforgettable at the helm, it doesn't look promising.
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CiaraGlynn and Mate,

A few days(?) ago I saw a conversation between the two of you about great British TV. I can't find it now! Wanted to make a note of Mate's program recommendations (besides Luther, which I've seen, and is awesome). Pls. help.

Also, because I am a bit of an antagonist, LOVE that picture. :)
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Whitechapel is pretty darn good, too.
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Luther, Bedlam, The Fades, most of Torchwood. Primeval and I am sure they will come out with something new soon.
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Yeah! Thanks Mate (and everyone else) for the help/suggestions.



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Question: have you watched Doctor Who, and is it worth it?
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Coincidentally (or not?) enough, it was on Tim's Community post last week:



http://www.tv.com/news/community-dean-peltons-best-dress-ups-27731/
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Haha, love that Street Fighter poster! This show needs to get back on the air so bad. Nothing is funny on TV anymore like Donald Glover says in that video. The Office is only good for an occasional laugh now... :-/
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Jeff as Guile and Chang as Blanka is awesome.



The resemblance is great for all of them, except Annie's face doesn't exactly look like, uh, Annie's face.



I think the Dean would've looked better as Vega. Troy and Abed as Ken and Ryu makes sense.
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six seasons and a movie!



(and a street fighter game!)
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community <3
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I expected you guys would mention that the entire cast of Community was in the NBC Superbowl ad-thingy.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tig4zbYMhJQ
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http://www.tv.com/news/watch-nbcs-star-studded-musical-promo-featuring-every-network-star-video-27765/



Don't miss the awesome .GIF that time made!!
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Chang for ever!!!! I miss you guys!!!
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