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Community Season 5 Episode 10 “Advanced Advanced Dungeons & Dragons”

Community  “Advanced Advanced Dungeons & Dragons” Season 5 episode 10 airs Thursday, March 20 2014 on NBC (8-8:30 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis:  Community Season 5 Episode 10 “Advanced Advanced Dungeons & Dragons” – Professor Hickey (guest star Jonathan Banks) reveals that his estranged son Hank (guest star David Cross, “Arrested Development”) did not invite him to his grandson’s birthday. The group decides to help father and son reunite through a rousing game of “Dungeons and Dragons.” Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Pudi, Jim Rash and Ken Jeong also star. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/03/20/community-season-5-episode-10-advanced-advanced-dungeons-dragons/

'Community' Season 5 episode 8: 5 MeowMeowBeenz for 'App Development and Condiments'

"Community" is never better than when it takes little bits of society and morphs them into a hyper-realistic dystopia. MeowMeowBeenz and "App Development and Condiments" have proven that once again.Like the paintball and hot lava episodes before it, this episode may just be an instant classic. It's totally worthy of at least 5 MeowMeowBeenz.MeowMeowBeenz? Really, 'Community'?Scoff at the silliness of the MeowMeowBeenz app all you want. But you totally know that if something like this actually entered into society, we would all stratify into numbers within days. Sure, the real world might not have futuristic dances for the 5s and togas for the 4s, but people love classifying each other.MeowMeowBeenz just makes it easier.Why Greendale should never have any school-wide events everFor no real reason, Dean Pelton introduces Greendale to the MeowMeowBeenz app. The oh-so-not-charismatic developers want it to be a way to introduce anonymous ranking of people. Those who rank higher carry more... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/03/community-season-5-episode-8-5-meowmeowbeenz-for-app-development-and-condiments.html

Community Season 5 Episode 9 “VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing”

Community  “VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing” Season 5 episode 9 airs Thursday, March 13 2014 on NBC (8-8:30 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis:  Community Season 5 Episode 9 “VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing” – When Jeff (Joel McHale), Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) and Professor Hickey (Jonathan Banks) happen upon a hidden cache of textbooks, the discovery leads to some interesting power shifts as the group struggles with how to monetize their windfall. Meanwhile, Abed (Danny Pudi) and Annie (Alison Brie) decide it’s time for a new roommate. Abed wants his friend Rachel (guest star Brie Larson, “United States of Tara”) to move in, while Annie wants her brother to move in. When they decide to play an old VCR game to determine the winner, things get a little intense. Ken Jeong, Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash also star. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/03/13/community-season-5-episode-9-vcr-maintenance-and-educational-publishing/

‘Community’ Sneak Peek: Jeff and Shirley Have an ‘Epic’ Social Showdown (Exclusive Video)

A social experiment goes awry on Thursday's new episode of NBC's “Community.” Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) brings two designers to Greendale to beta test their new social networking application. But, what starts as a fun social interaction of ranking classmates turns into an all-out class war as Greendale students compete for the highest score. “There is some form of artificial system that's imposed on the school,” Joel McHale, who plays Jeff, told TheWrap when we were on-set for the episode's taping, “and people have to deal with it in different ways and make themselves distinct from the different groups. And it's pretty crazy. It's turned into an epic episode.”   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/nbc-community-app-development-preview-video

TV ratings: 'Big Bang Theory' wins Thursday for CBS; 'Two and a Half Men' up in timeslot change

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014Thursday night's regularly scheduled programming was back in a big way now that the Olympics are over, with "The Big Bang Theory" on par with its last new episode and "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" returning to four-month highs on ABC. Elsewhere, "American Idol" saw an increase of over half a million viewers from last Thursday's results show, and the "Two and a Half Men"/"Crazy Ones" timeslot switcheroo saw the best numbers for "Men" since its September premiere, though "Crazy Ones" remained level with its last new episode.CBS earned a win with 10.5 million viewers and a 6.5 rating/11 share in households, followed by ABC (7.8 million, 5.3/9), FOX (6.6 million, 4.1/6), NBC (3.2 million, 2.1/3) and The CW (1.6 million, 1.1/2).In the adults 18-49 demographic, the order remained the same, though the margin between first and second was much closer -- CBS won with 2.5, but ABC was... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/tv-ratings-big-bang-theory-wins-thursday-for-cbs-two-and-a-half-men-up-in-timeslot-change.html

'Community' Season 5: The heartbreaking story of Britta and a duck

The tragedy and comedy of "Community" is on full display in "Introduction to Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality," a bittersweet episode that sees Britta achieve momentary self-actualization. Meanwhile, Abed and Professor Hickey bond over a cartoon duck.It makes sense in context. Kind of.Britta brittas selling-outWhen Professor Duncan decides to take action on his Britta crush, Jeff suggests a night out for a cause. But starving kids with cleft palates are so stirring a plight that almost everyone (except Abed and Professor Buzz Hickey -- more on that later) goes along to the benefit.But they don't matter. Chang even wonders if he is a ghost after an avant-garde theater audience and a creepy janitor make the mentally unstable man question the his own existence.Instead, the important part happens when Britta runs into some old activist friends. She at first is nervous that they'll think her a sellout, but then the jerks start to mock her for... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/community-season-5-the-heartbreaking-story-of-britta-and-a-duck.html

Community Season 5 Episode 8 “App Development and Condiments”

Community  “App Development and Condiments” Season 5 episode 8 airs Thursday, March 6 2014 on NBC (8-8:30 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis:  Community Season 5 Episode 8 “App Development and Condiments” – Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) invites two designers to Greendale to beta test their new social networking Application. What starts as a fun social interaction of ranking classmates turns into an all-out class war as Greendale students compete for the highest score. Jeff (Joel McHale) and Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) battle for supremacy, while Britta (Gillian Jacobs) rails against the very concept. Meanwhile, Professor Hickey (Jonathan Banks) goes underground – literally – until the whole thing blows over. Danny Pudi, Alison Brie and Ken Jeong also star. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/03/06/community-season-5-episode-8-app-development-and-condiments/

First Look: David Cross Visits Community

When Community 's Greendale gang learns that Professor Hickey ( Jonathan Banks ) wasn't invited to his grandson's birthday party, they befriend his son Hank ( David Cross ) and use a game of Dungeons & Dragons to reunite the ­estranged family.   Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Community-David-Cross-1078240.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Community Season 5 Episode 7 “Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality”

  Community  “Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality” Season 5 episode 7 airs Thursday, February 27 2014 on NBC (8-8:30 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis:  Community Season 5 Episode 7 “Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality” – Professor Duncan (guest star John Oliver, “The Daily Show”) decides it’s time to seduce Britta (Gillian Jacobs) and Jeff (Joel McHale) counsels him on how to close the deal. Meanwhile, Britta runs into some old friends and realizes that they have moved on from their shared anarchist views of the past. Abed (Danny Pudi) runs afoul of Professor Hickey (Jonathan Banks) when he accidentally damages some drawings Hickey has been laboring over. When Hickey restrains Abed as punishment, the two wind up spending some meaningful time together. Meanwhile, Chang (Ken Jeong) finds himself performing an impromptu one-man show for a ghostly audience. Alison Brie and Yvette Nicole Brown also star. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/02/27/community-season-5-episode-7-bondage-and-beta-male-sexuality/

'Community' opening credits in the style of 'The Walking Dead'

"Community" and "The Walking Dead" are very different shows. One features desperate people trapped in a hopeless situation. The other has zombies.The two shows do, however, have one thing in common: Dedicated, passionate fans. One such fan, YouTube user atsp88, combined two passions into one impressive video. Thus, the "Community" opening credits, in the style of "The Walking Dead" opening credits, now exists.Impressively, the shadowy, post-apocalyptic footage seems to all come from "Community." It's normally a cheerful and bright-colored comedy, but the sitcom has parodied enough dark horror over the years to provide anything one could want for a "Walking Dead" theme.The result is kind of incredible. Could "Community" ever take this further and do an entire "Walking Dead"-themed episode? Fans can only hope.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/community-opening-credits-in-the-style-of-the-walking-dead.html
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