Community’s fifth-season finale roasts NBC
ICYMI: And apparently I did, as I wasn't paying close enough attention on Thursday night to the final credits-bumper scene of Community's fifth-season finale. Which effectively roasted NBC over the coals for all of the failed series it has ordered up in the five seasons while allowing Community's fa... [Read More]
Watch the NBC-Mocking End to 'Community's Fifth Season
by Bradford Evans Community ended its fifth season Thursday, and the very end of the episode was this series of fake NBC promos making fun of the show's home network's programming and scheduling decisions with a promo for a slate of new fake shows starring B.J. Novak, Amber Tamblyn, Questlove, and m... [Read More]
Bearing Down on 'Community’s Triumphant, Challenging Fifth Season
by Daniel Kurland Community’s return this year was one of the most anticipated comedy events of the season. The theme of redemption (always a deep part of the show) seemed especially prevalent, as this season had the tall task of establishing why this show still needs to exist. That... [Read More]
Watch Paul F. Tompkins and Jim Rash Have a Conversation on 'Speakeasy'
by Bradford Evans Here's the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins's interview web series Speakeasy, and his guest this time around is Oscar-winning screenwriter and Community actor Jim Rash. It's a fun run-through of Rash's career, including the history of his writing partnership with Nat Faxon, the ... [Read More]
Diving Into the Cult of Dan Harmon in 'Harmontown'
by Erica Lies When introducing the documentary Harmontown at the South by Southwest Film Festival, director Neil Berkeley (Beauty is Embarrassing) described his film's thesis, saying, “The point of this film is not about whether Dan Harmon is a good person or a bad person, but to understand wh... [Read More]
This week in comedy: with Community PSAs
Community’s G.I. Joe themed episode airs this Thursday. Here’s a PSA teaser. [NBC] Dave Chappelle will perform his first NYC show in 10 years at Radio City Music Hall this June. [Vulture] A woman transferring into Marge Simpson is nightmare fuel. [Youtube] Chelsea Handler is leaving her ... [Read More]
'Community' Takes an Anti-Graffiti Stance in This 'G.I. Joe'-Themed PSA
by Megh Wright Community's animated G.I. Joe-themed episode airs next week on NBC, so ahead of that the show put together this helpful PSA for kids who think graffiti is cool. Britta and Abed are aptly nicknamed Buzzkill and Fourth Wall, which are exactly the kind of heroes the comedy world needs. ... [Read More]
Amazingly, 'Community’ Might Actually Get Those Six Seasons and a Movie
by Bradford Evans For years now, Community fans and the show's cast and crew have been using the phrase "six seasons and a movie" as a half-joking mantra about the show's future, but now, it looks like the show might actually be getting a sixth season and a movie. TV Guide reports that plans for the... [Read More]
Vince Gilligan Discusses His Upcoming 'Community' Appearance
by Bradford Evans "Everybody in their heart of hearts wishes they could be Errol Flynn or Harrison Ford, swashbuckling away in a big movie. I always knew I couldn’t act and I couldn’t sing, so I never really tried either. But out of the blue, Dan Harmon called up and said, would you like... [Read More]
Dan Harmon and Mitch Hurwitz Are Working on a Mysterious Project Together
by Bradford Evans Community creator Dan Harmon did an interview with Rolling Stone out today, and in it, he mentioned that he and Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz are working on a mysterious new project together. Here's what Harmon said, although he deliberately didn't give a lot of detail... [Read More]