The Best Episodes Directed by Joe Russo
#1 - For a Few Paintballs More (2)
Community Season 2 - Episode 24
As the Greendale year-end paintball extravaganza continues, the game takes a dramatic turn with new intruders arriving on the scene. The study group realizes they must unite to defeat the enemy despite disagreements about strategy.
#2 - A Fistful of Paintballs (1)
Community Season 2 - Episode 23
As the Greendale student body enjoys their year-end picnic, Dean Pelton announces plans for a small, quick, safe game of paintball. As the game heats up, alliances are formed - and broken - and friendships are put to the test. When a mysterious and threatening figure emerges on the Greendale campus, it becomes apparent that this is no ordinary game of paintball.
#4 - Advanced Dungeons & Dragons
Community Season 2 - Episode 14
Abed invites "Fat Neil" to play a game of Dungeons & Dragons with the rest of the study group, hoping to boost his confidence, after Jeff becomes concerned about him being a loner. When Pierce finds out he was not invited, he joins anyway, disrupting their plans.
#5 - Pier Pressure
Arrested Development Season 1 - Episode 10
Buster realizes that medical marijuana will help cure Lucille 2's vertigo, and pays George Michael to get it for him from Gob. Lindsay sends Maeby to spend a day with Lucille to punish her for bad grades. Michael thinks George Michael is on drugs and attempts to teach him a lesson.
#6 - Anthropology 101
Community Season 2 - Episode 1
As the new semester begins, the study group gathers to tackle Anthropology 101; Jeff struggles to establish decorum with Britta and Annie; Señor Chang decides to enroll as a student so he can join the study group.
#7 - Missing Kitty
Arrested Development Season 1 - Episode 18
Gob attempts to make good on his promise to make the family yacht disappear. Meanwhile, Lindsay and Maeby try to track down Lindsay's grandmother, Tobias seeks George Sr.'s respect, and Michael attempts to fire Kitty, who claims to have information that could bring down the company.
#9 - The Immaculate Election
Arrested Development Season 2 - Episode 14
George Michael runs for student body president, which Gob manages to ruin. Buster has an affair with Lupe, who is being sought after by Lindsay and Tobias attempts to move out of the model home, then develops a new persona when he regrets his decision.
#11 - Dougie's First Day
Carpoolers Season 1 - Episode 1
We are introduced to Aubrey, Gracen, Laird, and Dougie, who is joining the carpool for the first day, as they commiserate about life and sing old songs on their way to work. Gracen is discouraged to learn that his wife and son make more money than he does.
#13 - Motherboy XXX
Arrested Development Season 2 - Episode 13
Lucille abducts George Michael for a mother-son dance, Buster adjusts to having a hook for a hand and Gob reunites with his estranged wife. Also, Tobias stars as George Sr. in a biopic about the Bluth family, which causes Lindsay to become more attracted to him.
#17 - In God We Trust
Arrested Development Season 1 - Episode 7
Michael attempts to fire the family's incompetent, but likeable attorney. George Michael impresses Maeby with a muscle suit for a "Living Classics" pagent. Tobias has a psychological affliction where he is unable to take off his clothes.
#19 - Debate 109
Community Season 1 - Episode 9
Jeff and Annie team up against City College for the debate championship. Pierce uses hypnotherapy on Britta to help her quit smoking. Shirley is weirded out as Abed's films appear to predict the future.
#20 - Marta Complex
Arrested Development Season 1 - Episode 12
When Lucille throws an anniversary party for Tobias and Lindsay on Valentine's Day, Michael gives an impassioned speech about love. This makes Marta realize she has feelings for him and Lindsay realize she wants a divorce. Meanwhile, Buster decides to move out of the penthouse and Lucille revels in living alone for the first time.
#22 - Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking
Community Season 2 - Episode 16
When Pierce lands in the hospital, he believes he's dying and gives the study group specific gifts that are actually meant to torment them. Britta wonders what to do with a blank check for "charity," Jeff ponders the idea of meeting his father, and Troy gets to meet LeVar Burton, while Abed films the whole thing for a documentary.
#23 - Cooperative Calligraphy
Community Season 2 - Episode 8
Annie's favorite pen goes missing, and she suspects that someone in the group took it. Then study room is put on lock down, and Jeff starts conducting the investigation. Troy and Abed are especially anxious to get out of the room in order to make it to the Greendale Puppy Parade in time.
#26 - Geography of Global Conflict
Community Season 3 - Episode 2
Chang gets used to his new job. Britta reacts to a friend being taken hostage in a foreign country. Annie asks the group to help bring down her new friend. Professor Cligoris struggles to behave appropriately.
#29 - Competitive Wine Tasting
Community Season 2 - Episode 20
The study group chooses their spring electives. Britta and Troy explore an acting class, and Abed picks a course that studies the 1980s sitcom Who's the Boss?. Meanwhile, Jeff and Pierce take a wine tasting class where they meet a mysterious woman who sweeps Pierce off his feet which raises Jeff's suspicions.
#34 - The St. Valentine's Day Maxssacre
Happy Endings Season 2 - Episode 13
Penny has a new boyfriend she wants to dump and Dave is afraid his new girlfriend is about to dump him. Alex goes looking for a party in the sketchy part of town, and Brad's hopes for a perfect night out for Jane are dashed when a dental appointment goes terribly wrong. Max picks up a couple with his limo only to find that one of the passengers is Grant, the boyfriend he broke up with a year ago.
#36 - Yesandwitch
Happy Endings Season 2 - Episode 3
Penny's mom Dana visits, however, Penny learns that her mom's inspiring upbeat attitude is hiding some bad news, which leads Penny to decide to give her mom a reality check. Max plays tour guide to some tourists in his new limo with the help of Brad and Jane.
#38 - Lost In America
Carpoolers Season 1 - Episode 12
Marmaduke moves in with Laird, once he finds out that Gracen doesn't like his latest business idea of a flock of sheep mowing lawns.
#39 - Who Would You Do?
Carpoolers Season 1 - Episode 3
Laird is the topic of the night when Gracen asks Leila who she fantasizes about, in an attempt to spice things up in the bedroom. Gracen doesn't like the answer and it causes problems in the carpool.
#40 - Down for the Count
Carpoolers Season 1 - Episode 4
Laird is frustrated to learn that not only does he have a low sperm count, but that Gracen has a much higher count. Dougie has to perform some manual labor in order to help Aubrey get a hot spot at a top notch pre-school.
#41 - A Divorce to Remember
Carpoolers Season 1 - Episode 5
Dougie and Cindy plan to renew their wedding vows because they are forever reminded of their horrible first wedding. Laird runs into his ex-wife and the sparks fly all around.