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‘Community’s’ Finale Ends Season 6 — and Maybe the Entire Series — on a Perfectly Sentimental Note

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By now, at the end of Season 6, Community has perfected the art of creating a finale that does double duty, working both as a season and a possible series finale. This is a necessary skill, because despite remaining optimistic, Community never knows what the future will bring. After Dan Harmon returned to bring the show back to form in Season 5, I was pretty much convinced that this was the one year it’d be a shoo-in for renewal — so, of course, it was canceled. And then it was picked up by Yahoo for a great sixth season (one that was even better than some of the NBC seasons!), which ended today, with no word on whether or not it will return. But, in accordance with Community‘s history, the finale was brilliant, layered, and emotional.
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Don’t Let Fans’ Silence Fool You — ‘Community’ Remains as Great as Ever in Season 6

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The sixth season of Community should have been its biggest and most celebrated. Long before it existed, before it was even a real possibility, it was already the subject of a joking-but-not-really-joking hashtag that began in Season 2’s “Paradigms of Human Memory,” with Abed’s passing reference to The Cape. “Six seasons and a movie” was the rallying cry of fans who believed, accurately, that Community was good enough to run for several more years, despite what NBC (and the ratings) said. And against all odds — Dan Harmon’s firing and subsequent rehiring, a gas-leak season, and even a cancellation — that sixth season did happen and is currently airing. But the fanfare around the series seems to have died down.
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This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: Smile!

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This round, Broad City and Empire end their excellent seasons, and Mindy Project and Scandal welcome some high-profile guest stars.
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Robert Durst Is Not the Lead Singer of Limp Bizkit: Links You Need to See

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Everyone who’s been following The Jinx — or the controversy surrounding its recent revelation — now knows that Robert Durst (not to be confused with lead singer of Limp Bizkit) has not only been arrested by authorities, but is facing a charge of first degree murder after his sensational admission of guilt on television. Murder isn’t funny, but the way he got caught is ridiculous, and this parody of the confession shows us why. 
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Did ‘Community’ Survive the Move From NBC to Yahoo?

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Going into Season 6 of Community, which premiered in the middle of the night with a pair of episodes on Yahoo Screen, the obvious question was whether the clever and wonderfully weird sitcom would lose anything in jumping from NBC to a website that’s known more for being a punchline about ancient technology than for its streaming content. While it can surely be argued that NBC didn’t treat Community as well as it could have, the comedy certainly belonged there, particularly during the earlier seasons, when it was a “Must See TV” staple along with the equally smart and weird 30 RockThe Office, and Parks and Recreation.
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“As Weird as You Always Wanted Them to Be”: Dan Harmon and ‘Community’s’ Cast on What to Expect in Season 6

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AUSTIN, TX: “I wanna ask, do you ever think, ‘This show sucks now?’” The question was posed at the Community SXSW panel not by a pushy journalist or a gauche audience member, but, of course, by the show’s creator Dan Harmon — a writer known perhaps as much for his scalding self-doubt and candor as for his scripts and characters. The question was posed to the small group he began the panel with, original regulars Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, and Alison Brie, out of concern for the way some of their cast mates have fled the show. But Brie responded by shifting the focus: “There may have been one season where we thought that,” she replied, to an appreciative roar from the crowd.
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10 TV Events to Look Out For in March

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The good thing about March is that the snow on the ground is finally thawing and the temperatures are rising (slightly). The bad thing about March is that there’s still lousy Smarch weather and the outside is mostly just gross, gray slush. Fortunately, television continues to give us plenty of reasons to stay indoors and under a blanket. From a cyber-centric spinoff of a popular franchise to crime-solving zombies to an insider look at Scientology, here are the ten TV events to watch in March.
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Everything We Know About ‘Community’ Season 6 So Far

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It’s Community day at the Television Critics’ Association press tour in Southern California, which means more concrete information about the sitcom’s highly anticipated sixth season than ever before — including its release date. (Hitfix’s Alan Sepinwall has a comprehensive live blog.) Here’s what Greendale enthusiasts have to go on for the next slightly-more-than-two months, including cast changes and Yahoo’s surprising rollout strategy.
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Flavorwire Staffers Weigh in on What Was Criminally Underrated in 2014

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It’s tough adoring something that nobody else seems to want to get behind; it leads you to feel isolated in the golden fortress of your own  misunderstood tastes — worse, it can lead you to question, even turn against, your own flawless judgment. Of course, once you’ve done enough pontificating about a good show (or what have you) that nobody watches but must — once, finally, other people show interest in entering your shining castle of excellence — you’ll begin to feel crowded. “I knew it before it really became a thing,” you’ll think. “It’s kind of lost its edge.” But let’s not get ahead of ourselves; this post is but the first, pontificating step. Here’s everything you’re not watching or listening to or liking, but maybe should — everything Flavorwire thought was criminally underrated in 2014. Just know that if and when these things become popular, “we knew it before it really became a thing.”
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