The Best Episodes of Community
Last Updated: May 16, 2019
From Emmy Award-winner Dan Harmon comes "Community", a smart comedy series about higher education – and lower expectations. The student body at Greendale Community College is made up of high-school losers, newly divorced housewives, and old people who want to keep their minds active. Within these not-so-hallowed halls, Community focuses on a band of misfits, at the center of which is a fast-talking lawyer whose degree was found to be fake, who form a study group and end up learning a lot more about themselves than they do about their course work.
#1 - Modern Warfare
Season 1 - Episode 23
The sexual tension between Jeff and Britta becomes a hot topic in study group. A contest for a chance at early class registration turns the peaceful campus of Greendale Community College into an all-out war zone.
#3 - For a Few Paintballs More (2)
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.
#4 - A Fistful of Paintballs (1)
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.
#5 - Digital Estate Planning
Season 3 - Episode 20
Pierce is summoned to Hawthorne Enterprises to discuss his inheritance with his deceased father's former right-hand man, Gilbert Lawson. The study group goes with him for moral support and must all pitch in to play the video game of their life on Pierce's behalf for the sake of his inheritance.
#6 - Advanced Dungeons & Dragons
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.
#7 - Basic Lupine Urology
Season 3 - Episode 17
In a homage to Law & Order, the study group investigate a crime when someone sabotages their science experiment. When they discover the perp, Annie plans on prosecuting them to the fullest extent of Greendale's Code of Conduct.
#8 - Pillows and Blankets (2)
Season 3 - Episode 14
The war between Abed and Troy intensifies, prompting Jeff to try to negotiate a truce between the former best friends while the rest of the group choose sides.
#9 - Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design
Season 2 - Episode 9
When Dean Pelton starts checking class schedules, he discovers that Jeff has listed a class that doesn't exist. Abed and Troy build an elaborate blanket fort.
#12 - Curriculum Unavailable
Season 3 - Episode 19
Abed becomes convinced that there is a conspiracy afoot and that Dean Pelton is an imposter. When Abed is apprehended sneaking around on campus, he is required to see a therapist, or risk being sent to jail.
#13 - The First Chang Dynasty
Season 3 - Episode 21
When Chang gains control of Greendale's campus, the study group forms a plot to take back the school. Troy seeks help at the Air Conditioning Repair Annex.
#14 - Introduction to Finality
Season 3 - Episode 22
Jeff and and his former colleague Alan battle in court as opposing counsel in Pierce and Shirley's sandwich shop case. Meanwhile, Vice Dean Laybourne makes one last ditch effort to win Troy over to his Air Conditioning Repair Annex.
#15 - Contemporary American Poultry
Season 1 - Episode 21
The group becomes popular when they start a racket in chicken fingers.Their new-found popularity inflates their egos, and Jeff realizes that he must find a way to end his friends' reign.
#16 - Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television
Season 6 - Episode 13
As their sixth year at Greendale draws to a close, Abed asks everyone to imagine pitching a TV show about what they would do in season seven.
#17 - Epidemiology
Season 2 - Episode 6
Pierce and a few other Greendale students ingest a biohazard substance at the school Halloween Party, causing them to exhibit flu-like symptoms and begin turning into zombies. It is up to the rest of the gang to save themselves and the school when Dean Pelton locks them in with the zombie-infected student body.
#18 - Critical Film Studies
Season 2 - Episode 19
Jeff incorporates Abed's love of cinema and pop culture, into a specially themed "Pulp Fiction" surprise birthday for him. But the tables are turned as Abed arranges another dinner with an unsuspecting Jeff at another eating establishment.
#19 - Studies in Modern Movement
Season 3 - Episode 7
The study group pitches in to help when Annie decides to move in with Troy and Abed, but the plan breaks down when she becomes frustrated by their fun-loving lifestyle. Elsewhere, Dean Pelton discovers Jeff at the mall and blackmails him into spending a lovely afternoon together.
#21 - Debate 109
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.
#22 - Virtual Systems Analysis
Season 3 - Episode 16
When a final exam is postponed, Annie talks Abed into letting her spend some time in the dreamatorium, where an innocent simulation turns into an examination of the study group.
#23 - Anthropology 101
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.