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Community: Season 5 [2014] (2 discs)

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Composer:Ludwig Goransson
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Synopsis: Jeff comes back to Greendale as a teacher and a "save Greendale" committee is formed from the old study group.


Reaction: The new format works well and shows that the cast can adapt and still be hilarious.


Personal Rating: 8/10

Select Guest Cast
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson => Himself (as Questlove) (Basic Sandwich)
Amber Tamblyn => Thought Jacker Co-Star (Basic Sandwich)
Antonio Ferris => Captain Cook (as Essam Morsi) (Basic Sandwich)
B.J. Novak => Mr. Egypt (Basic Sandwich)
Chris Elliott => Russell Borchert (Basic Sandwich)
Barak Hardley => Michael (Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality)
David Schroeder => Old Janitor (Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality)
Emily Chang => Janet (Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality)
Ben Folds => Professor Bublitz (Basic Intergluteal Numismatics)
Bill Ratner => Flint (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Brent Anthony => Young Jeff (G.I. Jeff)
Cameron Johnson => Kid #1 (G.I. Jeff)
Dan Harmon => Sleep Apnea (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Eric Bauza => Narrator (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Forrest Wheeler => Kid #2 (G.I. Jeff)
Isaac C. Singleton Jr. => Destro (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Mark Rivers => Deep Dish (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Mary McDonald-Lewis => Scarlett (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Michael Bell => Duke (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Rob Schrab => Cobra Commander (voice) (G.I. Jeff)
Brady Novak => Richie (Basic Story)
James M. Connor => Subway Rep (as James Michael Connor) (Basic Story)
Jared Fogle => Himself (as Jared S. Fogle) (Basic Story)
Jeremy Scott Johnson => Carl (Basic Story)
Michael McDonald => Insurance Man (Basic Story)
Brie Larson => Rachel (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Eddie Pepitone => Crazy Schmidt (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Jerry Minor => Jerry the Janitor (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Katie Leclerc => Carol (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Nathan Fillion => Bob Waite (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Paget Brewster => Debra Chambers (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Robert Patrick => Waldron (Analysis of Cork-Based Networking)
Chevy Chase => Pierce Hawthorne (Repilot)
Rob Corddry => Alan Connor (Repilot)
David Cross => Hank Hickey (Advanced Advanced Dungeons & Dragons)
Gina Gershon => Devon's Wife (VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing)
Paul Williams => Britta's Contact (VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing)
Vince Gilligan => Devon (VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing)
LeVar Burton => LeVar Burton (Geothermal Escapism)
Mitchell Hurwitz => Koogler (as Mitch Hurwitz) (App Development and Condiments)
Walton Goggins => Mr. Stone (Cooperative Polygraphy)
Select Cast and Crew
Jay Chandrasekhar => Director
Joe Russo => Director
Rob Schrab => Director
Tristram Shapeero => Director
Alex Rubens => Writer
Andy Bobrow => Writer
Carol Kolb => Writer
Chris McKenna => Writer
Dan Guterman => Writer
Dan Harmon => Writer / Creator
Dino Stamatopoulos => Writer / Starburns
Donald Diego => Writer
Erik Sommers => Writer
Jordan Blum => Writer
Matt Roller => Writer
Monica Padrick => Writer
Parker Deay => Writer
Ryan Ridley => Writer
Tim Saccardo => Writer
Ludwig Goransson => Composer
Alison Brie => Annie Edison
Charley Koontz => Neil
Danielle Kaplowitz => Vicki
Danny Pudi => Abed Nadir
Dominik Musiol => Pavel
Donald Glover => Troy Barnes
Erik Charles Nielsen => Garrett Lambert
Gillian Jacobs => Britta Perry
Jim Rash => Dean Pelton
Joel McHale => Jeff Winger
John Oliver => Professor Ian Duncan
Jonathan Banks => Professor Buzz Hickey
Ken Jeong => Seņor Chang
Kevin Corrigan => Professor Sean Garrity
Luke Youngblood => Magnitude
Richard Erdman => Leonard
Yvette Nicole Brown => Shirley Bennett

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • WILHELM SCREAM ({Geothermal Escapism}): Heard when Abed's and Troy's orb runs over an opponent.
  • On the news segment the near the end of the episode {Analysis of Cork-Based Networking} a bulletin can be saying reporting that LeVar Burton and a non celebrity have been captured by pirates in the Gulf of Mexico. The non celebrity being Troy Barnes.
  • The episode {Repilot} saw the return of showrunner Dan Harmon, who was previously fired for the entirety of [Season 4]. Also returning from the hiatus with Dan Harmon is co-showrunner Chris McKenna and writer Dino Stamatopoulos.
  • You can see the bulletin board that needs to be replaced in the episode {Analysis of Cork-Based Networking} fall down in the second episode of the season Community: {Introduction to Teaching} just before the protesting students enter the cafeteria.
  • In the episode {Geothermal Escapism}, Chang mentions that his celebrity same-sex crush is Nathan Fillion. Nathan Fillion guest-stars in the very next episode, {Analysis of Cork-Based Networking}.
  • Hasbro, the owner of G.I. Joe, gave permission for the {G.I. Jeff} parody.
  • In [Community: {The Art of Discourse}] the epilogue states, "Britta Perry, proud owner used iPod Nano, 2014. In the 2014 episode {Cooperative Polygraphy}, Pierce leaves his iPod Nano to Britta in his will.
  • For the episode {G.I. Jeff} Michael Bell and Bill Ratner reprise their roles of "Duke" and "Flint," respectively, from the original 1980's series which also co-starred Mary McDonald-Lewis as "Lady Jaye" whereas here she voices "Scarlett."
  • In the episode {G.I. Jeff}, Chang is reminded that he is Chinese but states "I feel Korean". Ken Jeong is of Korean descent in real life.
  • On the episode {G.I. Jeff} Inside of the Cobra Headquarters, it shows a character removing the digits '10419' from a sign labelled "Days Since Last Casualty". The number leads to September 23rd 1985. Airdate of Episode 6 of the 1985 season of the animation.
  • On the episode {G.I. Jeff}, the respective GI Joe costumes of Jeff, Annie, Abed, Shirley, Ian, Dean Pelton, and Chang are variations on those of Duke, Shipwreck, Spirit, Stalker, Tomax & Xamot, Cobra Commander, and Quick Kick.
  • The cast recorded their voiceovers for the episode {G.I. Jeff} three weeks before the episode's airing. The animation was finished days before airing.
  • The episode {G.I. Jeff} was the final episode produced for the fifth season. Shooting for the rest of the season was completed in December 2013.
  • Abed's line from the episode {G.I. Jeff}, "you're still 18 to 49 for almost a decade", is a reference to the range of ages of viewers most shows aim to attract.
  • In the episode {Repilot}, Chevy Chase's cameo had been kept secret and only the absolute necessary crew was there to shoot his scene. Of the cast, only Joel McHale knew of Chase's appearance.
  • The dance they perform in the episode {App Development and Condiments} is taken from the pilot episode of [Buck Rogers in the 25th Century].
  • The yellow robot sitting behind Jeff at the court-martial in the episode {G.I. Jeff} is Rob Schrab's comic book character Scud the Disposable Assassin.
  • At the end of the episode {Repilot}, the gang is watching [Scrubs] and Dave Franco is seen, Franco is boyfriend of Alison Brie.