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A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

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A former lawyer attends a community college when it is discovered he faked his bachelor degree. In an attempt to get with a student in his Spanish class he forms a Spanish study group. To his surprise more people attend the study group and the group of misfits form an unlikely community.

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Mastering the B.S. degree at community college. See more »

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Ray Liotta was Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna's first choice for the character of Buzz Hickey in the fifth season. Harmon revealed at 2014 PaleyFest that he was in several phone calls with Liotta, but ended up eventually casting Jonathan Banks. See more »

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Despite the show being set in Colorado, palm trees are plainly visible in some episodes. See more »

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[repeated line]
Shirley Bennett: Ooh, that's nice.
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Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Wolf of Wall Street (2014) See more »

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Greendale is Where I Belong
Performed by Ludwig Göransson
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Finally!
1 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Finally, after a long dry-spell, I have found a live-action TV show that actually makes me laugh again.

Watching this show made me burst out laughing so many times. The script is wonderfully written and the actors have excellent comedic timing to match it. Sure, there are a few less-than-funny parts about it, but then again, it's not sketch comedy, so it can't be funny all the time.

McHale leads nicely, but both he and Gillian Jacobs do a weird 180 degree turn in character after a couple of episodes. It was supposed to be a step meant to make them seem more human and vulnerable, rather than absurd, comedic characters, but ends up making you a bit uneasy. A special kudos goes to Ken Jeong, for portraying one of the funnier characters portrayed on screen as of late.


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