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Community Season 3 Episodes

22 Episodes 2011 - 2012

The third season of community finds the unlikely study group contending with a new challenge in the form of their biology teacher, Professor Kane (Michael K. Williams), as well as Chang's (Ken Jeong) surprising job within campus security. Elsewhere, Troy (Donald Glover) and Abed (Danny Pudi) find their friendship on shaky ground when they elect to share an apartment, and Dean Pelton meets his match in the head of the Greendale Air Conditioning Repair Annex, Vice Dean Laybourne (John Goodman).

Episode 1

Biology 101

Thu, Sep 22, 2011 30 mins

The study group wonder if Pierce will join them as they convene at the start of a new semester in the Season 3 premiere. Elsewhere, Jeff clashes with his biology teacher (Michael K. Williams) and is kicked out of class; and Dean Pelton has a new nemesis (John Goodman) at Greendale.

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Episode 2

Geography of Global Conflict

Thu, Sep 29, 2011 30 mins

Britta's tendency toward civil disobedience awakens after her friend is captured in a foreign country. Elsewhere, Chang gets comfortable in his job with campus security; Annie takes on her new frenemy (Irene Choi) during a Model United Nations match, leaving Professor Cligoris (Martin Starr) struggling to maintain order.

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Episode 3

Competitive Ecology

Thu, Oct 6, 2011 30 mins

The gang must pair off for a biology assignment but can't decide how they should split up. Elsewhere, Chang keeps an eye out for trouble while patrolling the campus film-noir style.

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Episode 4

Remedial Chaos Theory

Thu, Oct 13, 2011 30 mins

New roommates Troy and Abed host an apartment-warming party that takes a strange turn.

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Episode 5

Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps

Thu, Oct 27, 2011 30 mins

Britta fears someone in the group is a sociopath after her anonymous personality test turns up unsettling results. In order to find out who's disturbed, she and Jeff persuade the gang to tell horror stories.

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Episode 6

Advanced Gay

Thu, Nov 3, 2011 30 mins

Pierce throws a party to celebrate the popularity of his wipes, but his dad (Larry Cedar) shows up and puts a damper on the festivities. Elsewhere, Troy becomes a hot commodity for Vice Dean Laybourne (John Goodman) and a janitor (Jerry Minor).

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Episode 7

Studies in Modern Movement

Thu, Nov 10, 2011 30 mins

Annie plans to move in with Troy and Abed, but their differences soon come between them. Elsewhere, Dean Pelton forces Jeff to spend a day at the mall with him.

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Episode 8

Documentary Filmmaking: Redux

Thu, Nov 17, 2011 30 mins

Dean Pelton directs a commercial starring the study group and a collection of the school's most colorful characters. Abed, meanwhile, shoots a behind-the-scenes documentary of the entire affair.

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Episode 9

Foosball and Nocturnal Vigilantism

Thu, Dec 1, 2011 30 mins

Jeff and Shirley join forces to take on arrogant classmates in a game of foosball. Elsewhere, Annie doesn't come clean after she accidentally breaks Abed's new DVD, and the lie quickly snowballs when Abed launches a search to find the culprit.

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Episode 10

Regional Holiday Music

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 30 mins

Greendale's choir director (Taran Killam) recruits the study group to fill in for the sidelined glee club. Though initially skeptical, the gang soon get in the spirit for the school's Christmas pageant.

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Episode 11

Urban Matrimony and the Sandwich Arts

Thu, Mar 15, 2012 30 mins

Andre and Shirley plan to remarry, throwing Annie and Britta into wedding-planning mode. Jeff, meanwhile, prepares a speech while Troy and Abed practice acting normal. Elsewhere, Pierce and Shirley present a sandwich-shop proposal to Dean Pelton.

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Episode 12

Contemporary Impressionists

Thu, Mar 22, 2012 30 mins

Jeff is debilitated by his narcissism, which skyrockets when his confidence is boosted by anti-anxiety medication and regular visits to a shrink. Elsewhere, the gang try to help Abed pay off his debt from a celebrity-impersonator habit by performing at a Bar Mitzvah celebration.

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Episode 13

Digital Exploration of Interior Design

Thu, Mar 29, 2012 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. A sandwich shop opens in the cafeteria, drawing the ire of Shirley, Pierce and Britta, who scheme to close the place down; Laybourne tries again to convince Troy to join him; and Abed and Troy battle over competing blanket forts.

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Episode 14

Pillows and Blankets

Thu, Apr 5, 2012 30 mins

Conclusion. 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.

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Episode 15

Origins of Vampire Mythology

Thu, Apr 12, 2012 30 mins

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.

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Episode 16

Virtual Systems Analysis

Thu, Apr 19, 2012 30 mins

Annie and Abed spend some quality time together in the Dreamatorium for a simulation of "Inspector Spacetime." The exercise takes a turn toward the serious, however, with examinations of the study group and insight into Abed's personality.

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Episode 17

Basic Lupine Urology

Thu, Apr 26, 2012 30 mins

When the group's science project is smashed, they launch a hunt for the culprit and hold a trial, over which the reluctant Professor Kane presides. But Jeff soon realizes there's much more to the story than anyone realizes.

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Episode 18

Course Listing Unavailable

Thu, May 3, 2012 30 mins

The death of a classmate gives Britta a chance to play counselor to the others by using the psychology lessons she's recently learned, but Jeff appears unaffected by the loss. Elsewhere, Chang makes a play to gain more power over campus security when the memorial service turns into a riot.

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Episode 19

Curriculum Unavailable

Thu, May 10, 2012 30 mins

Abed develops a conspiracy theory and determines that Dean Pelton is an impostor. His search for the truth, however, lands him in mandatory therapy sessions after he's caught sneaking around campus.

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Episode 20

Digital Estate Planning

Thu, May 17, 2012 30 mins

Pierce fights for his inheritance after being summoned to Hawthorne Enterprises by his deceased father's right-hand man. The study group tag along to offer their support and soon get involved in the battle.

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Episode 21

The First Chang Dynasty

Thu, May 17, 2012 30 mins

The group plan a sneak attack to loosen Chang's grip on Greendale. With Chang's birthday plans serving as a distraction, Jeff and the gang make their move. Troy, meanwhile, turns to the Air Conditioning Repair Annex for help with the plans.

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Episode 22

Introduction to Finality

Thu, May 17, 2012 30 mins

In the Season 3 finale, Jeff represents Shirley in a dispute with Pierce, who, in turn, retains the services of Jeff's former colleague. Elsewhere, Vice Dean Laybourne makes one last attempt to lure Troy to the Air Conditioning Repair Annex.

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