Community Recap: Evil Abed Returneth

As soon as "Contemporary Impressionists" started, I wondered why Community decided to switch this episode and last week's "Urban Matrimony and the Sandwich Arts," since this week's episode so obviously referenced the break they had all just come back from. Was it not finished in time? A simple scheduling snafu? Had Renée Zellweger learned of its existence and pouted her way to getting it off the air (but only long enough to delay her shame one week)? Greendale needs another week of electricity stolen from the apartment across the street before the jig was up? A clever tie-in to this week's New York cover story?

Then the final scene of the episode came on. Abed, alone in the Dreamatorium, transported himself to a spaceship where he could have a conversation with Evil Abed (who, like many of us, was wearing his felt goatee to demand six seasons and a movie). It was a cool scene, if not inaccessible and maybe too dark. Also Abed literally said, "This is inaccessible, and maybe too dark" in the scene. And that's when I remembered: Oh yeah, there are a whole bunch of people in the world who think Community's not for them. Read More...


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