Jeff Winger enrolls into Greendale Community College after his law degree is revoked and immediately finds a way to make his student life a breeze. He pretends to be an expert in Spanish forms a study group with a bunch of misfits to impress a girl named Britta.
In Spanish class, Señor Chang asks the students to pair up for a project. Jeff's attempt to team up with Britta fails and he ends up displeased with his actual partner. Annie and Shirley assist Britta with her cause for social justice.
For Professor Duncan's psychology research team, Abed and Troy are recruited as test subjects by Annie. Also, Shirley and Jeff start to bond as they gossip about Britta and her boyfriend. Pierce tests out his new eavesdropping device.
Señor Chang warns to give failing marks to the whole class unless the cheater admits to their indiscretion. Jeff then defends the one who comes forward. Troy and Abed teach each other a lesson on pulling pranks. Annie and Pierce team up to compose a new school song.
Jeff is crushing on his statistics professor and is bent on asking her out on a date. He needs to choose between pursuing her or showing up at Annie's Day of the Dead party. Pierce accepts and deals with his being old.
Jeff and Annie team up against City College for the debate championship. Pierce applies hypnotherapy on Britta to help her quit smoking while Shirley is weirded out as Abed's films appear to predict the future.
Britta dares Jeff to find himself a partner for a double date with Pierce and his new girlfriend. Meanwhile, Shirley and Britta lend their hand as Annie tries to learn anatomy for a special health fair presentation in school.
The study group's parents show up to Greendale for family day at the college and Jeff commits to helping Pierce connect with his step daughter Amber. The situation gets crazy when Amber's attraction to Jeff surfaces.
While Britta tries to make up for a prank gone wrong, Shirley and Annie become the new security officers on campus. Meanwhile, Pierce does everything he can to try to reach a higher level in his Buddhist Church.