DVR Hindsight #3 (1/27/14): Community Season Five

Community – “Geothermal Escapism” Season 5, Ep. 5 (NBC)

Greendale Community College makes such an appealing setting for sitcom shenanigans primarily because of its elasticity. Appealingly low rent and desperate (the type of institution Jeff dryly notes is on 911’s “blocked caller list”) with its big shaggy dog heart and innate acceptance of strays, Greendale exists in the real world only up to a point. Its students and faculty all know that reality can and does bend here, and that the best coping method is always to just embrace the madness, even though the slightest push can cause instant, dizzying escalation Continue reading “DVR Hindsight #3 (1/27/14): Community Season Five”