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.
Pierce strives to reach a new level of ascension in his Buddhist church. Britta secretly tries to shake her reputation as a buzzkill, resulting in a prank that goes horribly wrong.
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.
The group is divided after Pierce crosses a line with Shirley; Britta and Jeff face a group of young bullies and their mother.
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.
Greendale Community College is forced to bring in a new Spanish teacher after a shocking discovery about Señor Chang. Troy discovers a trade he truly excels in -- plumbing.
Britta and professor Slater fight for Jeff's affection; Troy is upset when Abed doesn't ask him to move into his dorm room.
Francesca “Frankie” Dart is hired as CFO of Greendale after a roof collapses from 40 years of Frisbees. Tasked with fiscal responsibility, Frankie suggests cutting unnecessary classes such as “Ladders” amongst other changes, and Abed helps Frankie. Struggling to keep Shirley’s Sandwiches afloat, Britta, Annie, Jeff and Abed turn it into a speakeasy after Frankie bans alcohol on campus.
The Dean purchases a VR system for Greendale that could bankrupt the school, forcing Jeff to find the creator, Elroy Patashnik, to save them. After moving in with Annie and Abed, Britta finds out her parents have been paying her debts to her friends. Chang gets bitten by a cat.
The group has to go on the offensive against a claim that Greendale graduated a dog; Abed creates an attack ad discounting the dog; Britta, after pooping her pants, connects with Elroy over the band “Natalie is Freezing;” Chang shoots a single person porn.
The school board invites the Dean to become a member as long as he promotes his “homosexuality.” Chang auditions for “The Karate Kid,” with Annie’s help, and endures abusive treatment from the director. Abed tries to save baby birds nesting on the Greendale Internet router with the help of Elroy.
Jeff squares off against a charming prison inmate Willy who’s attending Greendale via telerobot. Britta enlists Abed to get around Annie’s rules against parties in their apartment.
A malicious hacker threatens to publicize everyone’s personal emails unless Greendale cancels a racist comic’s performance.
A former boyfriend lures Britta into joining Honda’s guerilla marketing campaign. Jeff looks to get Elroy to like him.
Chang leaves Greendale to pursue fame in Hollywood. Abed agrees to complete his unfinished film with the support of Frankie, her movie producer friend Maury and Jeff.
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.
Jeff is drawn into a secret game of paintball happening on campus and Frankie threatens to expel anyone who plays.
The Greendale study group reunites. Jeff butts heads with the new biology teacher and Dean Pelton finds a new nemesis in the dean of the Air Conditioning Repair Annex.
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.
When the gang accepts a new person into the group, they learn how delicate their friendships really are.
New roommates Troy and Abed host an apartment-warming party that takes a strange turn.
The gang tells scary stories while Britta discovers that one of her pals might be a psychopathic maniac.
Pierce is excited about a party he's throwing to celebrate his business success, but the affair becomes very different when his elderly father arrives.
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.
When the school board asks Dean Pelton to make a new commercial for the school, he enlists the study group to star in his production. Meanwhile, Abed films all the activities for a documentary.
Jeff and Shirley bond over foosball. After Annie breaks Abed's special edition DVD of "The Dark Knight", she covers it up by staging a robbery.
When the Greendale Glee Club is unexpectedly sidelined, the school's effervescent choir director Cory Radison sets about recruiting the study group members to fill in. Skeptical at first, they eventually fall under his hypnotic spell, singing and dancing their way to the annual Christmas Pageant.
Andre proposes that he and Shirley remarry and a wedding date is set. Britta and Annie get busy planning the wedding and Jeff prepares to give a wedding speech, while Troy and Abed get ready to be "normal" for the occasion. Meanwhile, Pierce and Shirley pitch a sandwich shop idea to Dean Pelton for the Greendale cafeteria.
Jeff begins experiencing extreme narcissism. The group helps Abed get rid of debt by impersonating various celebrities at a Bar Mitzvah.
As the new Greendale Subway shop opens in the cafeteria, Shirley, Pierce and Britta plot to bring about its early demise. Vice Dean Laybourne makes another attempt to get Troy to join the Air Conditioning Repair Annex, while Abed and Troy find themselves at odds over their competing pillow and blanket forts.
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.
Annie, Troy and Abed try to help Britta avoid an old flame who has returned to town, while Jeff and Shirley set out to catch a glimpse of the mystery man. Elsewhere, Laybourne turns to Dean Pelton for help with his pursuit of Troy.
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.
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.
When a beloved classmate dies unexpectedly, Britta uses skills from psychology class to counsel the study group. Chang tries to seize more control over campus security.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jeff falls into old habits after reconnecting with Alan (Rob Corddry), a former law firm colleague; Abed, Annie and Troy look for dirt on Alan.
When Pierce's mother dies, the group helps to comfort him. After putting Jeff in the hospital, by one of her class pranks going awry, Professor Bauer takes a leave of absence and Professor Duncan attempts to take over her Anthropology class.
Dean Pelton asks the study group to clean and refurbish the Greendale flight simulator. After an accidental launch, Abed must navigate a safe return.
Shirley asks for Abed's creative input for a religious film; Pierce is recruited by a group of students his age.
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.
After a classroom smackdown with a group of "mean girls" led by Meghan, Britta, Shirley, and Annie bond with Abed by turning him into the ultimate "mean girl." Meanwhile, Jeff and Troy embrace a zen-like spirituality under the guidance of a groundskeeper when they come across a secret trampoline on campus. Determined to uncover the source of their new bliss, Pierce ends up taking a disastrous turn on the trampoline and lands in the hospital.
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.
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.
It is Troy's 21st birthday, so the group decides to hit the bars. While Britta and Jeff are drinking too many cocktails, Shirley is taking down incriminating pictures of herself, Annie is embracing her fake identity and Abed gets into a deep conversation with another Sci-Fi lover.
Abed wakes up in stop-motion animation making him believe that the group must re-discover the true meaning of Christmas. With the help of Professor Duncan, the group explores Abed's winter wonderland and soon discovers the truth behind Abed's madness.
The group members debate whether to add Annie’s crush, who recently enrolled at Greendale, or Senor Chang to the group. Shirley’s ex-husband comes back into the picture, and she has big news for everyone.
Annie convinces the group to put on a middle school anti-drug production, but finds it continually derailed by Pierce's efforts to give himself a better role. Meanwhile, Chang attempts to connect with Shirley, while a prank involving Britta's phone puts Jeff in an awkward situation.
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.
Troy and Abed compete for the attentions of the college librarian, while Britta strives to be progressive and befriends a fellow female student whom she believes is gay. Meanwhile, Jeff finds himself reluctantly hosting an impromptu party at his apartment when Professor Duncan invites himself over to watch a soccer match.
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.
Greendale prepares for the Vice President's visit. Dean Pelton organizes the first student elections, putting Annie against Jeff, Pierce, Leonard, and Star-Burns, among others. Meanwhile, Abed develops a friendship with special agent Robin Vohlers.
Annie organizes a baby shower for Shirley, while Shirley plots to keep Senor Chang out of her life. Meanwhile, Britta is interested in Abed and Troy's new friend, Lukka, who has a dark past.
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.
Just as the study group are getting ready for their final Anthropology exam, Shirley goes into labor leaving the group to figure out the best way to help. Meanwhile, a riot in the parking lot starts during the World Food Festival.
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.
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.
Jeff returns to Greendale to help his former law partner gather evidence for a lawsuit; thinking Jeff is planning to help save the school, Dean Pelton calls the study group back together.
Professor Hickey helps Jeff settle into his new job at Greendale; Abed convinces the study group to take a class focused on Nicolas Cage.
Dean Pelton initiates an investigation into an anonymous bandit; Jeff is suspicious when someone makes a confession.
A team of investigators has the study group take lie detector tests before they can be considered for distributions from Pierce's will.
Abed plans an epic going-away party as Troy prepares to leave Greendale; a fun game transforms into a high-stakes competition.
As Annie prepares the cafeteria for the midterm dance, she and professor Hickey must deal with the head custodian, the head of IT and the head of parking.
Jeff helps Duncan romance Britta; Britta runs into some old anarchist friends and discovers they've moved on; Abed accidentally destroys some of Hickey's drawings; Chang has a supernatural experience.
Dean Pelton lets two designers test their new social networking application at Greendale, leading to a war among the students; Professor Hickey decides to go underground until the battle ends.
Jeff, Shirley and Hickey's discovery of a hidden stash of textbooks causes power shifts within the group; Abed and Annie play a VCR game to decide who gets to choose their new roommate.
When Professor Hickey reveals that his estranged son (David Cross) has a baby, the gang decides to help them reunite through a game of Dungeons & Dragons.
The gang gets animated in the vein of "G.I. Joe."
Subway makes plans to turn Greendale into Subway University; Jeff considers an employment offer; Dean Pelton tells Annie and Abed about the school's first dean.
When everyone learns about Greendale's first dean, they embark on a mission to find his old computer lab; Subway enlists Chang to spy on the group as part of its plan to take over the school.
Jeff competes to earn the group places in the over-booked 'History of Ice Cream' class, while Abed struggles with the inevitable end of their time at Greendale, causing him to enter a 'happy place' in his mind showing bizarre alternative versions of Greendale. Annie and Shirley pull pranks around the school.
On Halloween, Pierce accidentally locks himself in his panic room, forcing the gang to search through his house to find the code that unlocks the door.
The study group goes to the annual Inspector Spacetime Convention; Annie enjoys the luxuries of the hotel; Jeff spends time with an Inspector Spacetime fan (Tricia Helfer) in the bar.
The study group starts its European history class with professor Noel Cornwallis (Malcolm McDowell); Dean Pelton is upset when Chang returns to campus.
The study group goes to Shirley's house for Thanksgiving dinner; Jeff reunites with his father, who he hasn't seen since he was young.
Dean Pelton asks the study group to help secure a grant for research into Chang's memory loss, while Abed films their efforts for a documentary.
Jeff, Britta and Annie help Dean Pelton recruit a wealthy potential student; Abed starts a fraternity; Troy and Shirley attend a physical education class.
Britta plans a Sophie B. Hawkins dance to compete with Dean Pelton's Sadie Hawkins dance.
When the study group's balloon ride crashes in the wilderness, the friends encounter a mountain man.
Annie invites Professor Cornwallis to Jeff's holiday party in the hope of getting on his good side; when the friends learn Cornwallis intends to give them a bad grade, they decide to take decisive action.
Annie and Shirley try to bring Leonard down. Troy and Abed re-enact a scene from a body switching film.
Convinced that the study group was destined to meet, Abed pieces together everyone's past revealing that their lives have always been intertwined. Chang tries to destroy Greendale once and for all.
With enough credits to graduate, Jeff contemplates his future. The study group once again is faced with the darkest timeline.