Season 3 Episode 19

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Aired Tuesday 12:00 AM May 10, 2012 on Yahoo
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    Community: Return of the Clip Show

    The gang went to therapy in the second clip show of the series, but was this one as good as the first?

  • Episode Summary

    When Abed becomes convinced that there's a conspiracy and Dean Pelton is an imposter, he is required to see a therapist or risk being sent to jail.

    Who was the Episode MVP ?

    • Community on a Roll !!

      And Community strikes AGAIN! The show has picked up on its dark storyline ,that has been running throughout Season 3, and is transforming it into an epic storyline as we near the finale episode.Most shows present snippets from past episodes to form a sort of compilation of best moments,Community used short skits to fill up for these recaps,and all are just hilarious.
    • Step up from Paradigms of Human Memory

      When I heard they were doing a sequel to the 1st clip show episode I really didn't think much over but WOW was this a good follow up. And like Paradigms of Human Memory I wish that they did make full episodes from some of the clips that they showed (like the film noir paintball or an episode with the wig party). You also get to see more weird classes that you can take at Greendale. But by far this episode is totally worth seeing just for one scene alone, where we see the "truth" behind the study groups Greendale experience. That scene with the Greendale 7 + Leonard in the Asylum was well worth the watch and if the series ended on that note it would have weirdly made sooo much sense. But it was a fun way to call back to previous episodes.

      Is it worth skipping? well my answer would be: who would skip a Community episode?

      but i guess if you didnt like their first clip show episode you might not like this one. But if you like Community you'll most likily like this episode toomoreless
    • Best. Episode. Ever.

      I thought the Ras***n episode was the best when it premiered, and it's indeed a masterpiece. Then the civil war documentary was almost as good as that one, and two weeks ago I regarded the L&O one as the best ever ... yet this programme still tops itself, and THIS episode is IMO even better than those.

      Soooooooo amazing, and for a minute there they tricked me as well...
    John Hodgman

    John Hodgman

    Dr. Heidi

    Guest Star

    Craig Cackowski

    Craig Cackowski

    Officer Cackowski

    Guest Star

    Brian Huskey

    Brian Huskey

    Professor Gilbar

    Guest Star

    Richard Erdman

    Richard Erdman


    Recurring Role

    Erik Charles Nielsen

    Erik Charles Nielsen


    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Britta Perry: Did anybody bring anything that isn't poison? I need to eat natural, organic foods, or I'm never gonna get rid of this hangover.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Original International Air Dates:
        Canada: May 10, 2012 on Citytv
        Czech Republic: February 28, 2013 on SMICHOV
        Sweden: May 31, 2013 on TV6

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • Chang: (snorting Doritos) I said hot damn!

        This is a reference to the movie Pulp Fiction, where Uma Thuman's character does the same thing with a bit saltier language.

      • In the "Greendale Asylum" scene, past episodes of "Aerodynamics in Gender," "For a Few Paintballs More," "Regional Holiday Music," "Paradigms of Human Memory," "Remedial Chaos Theory", and "Cooperative Calligraphy" are referenced.