'Community' interview: Jim Rash on why body-switching to break-up Britta and Troy in 'Basic Human Anatomy'

Ah "Community" ... Even in an episode that affirms the life partnership of Troy and Abed, another relationship must fail. While "Basic Human Anatomy" did see the bittersweet ending to the yearlong (happy anniversary?) Troy-Britta coupling, at least the show tore them apart with flair. We interviewed Jim Rash -- who did double duty as Dean Pelton and the writer of this episode -- about how body-switching was the right way to close this chapter of "Community."Why did you use body-switching to end things between Troy and Britta?Jim Rash: We realized this was a great opportunity, because the main focus of this was Troy and Britta. And that was sort of the thing that we knew we wanted to accomplish, to deal with their relationship. This just felt like a great way to do it and also give it that "Community" version -- a realistic way of doing a body-switching story. Where reality was...



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