Community: Season 1 (2009 - 2010)



Critic Consensus: Snarky and fast-paced with a surprisingly tender undercurrent and an engaging cast, Community is one of the best new comedies of the season.


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Air date: Sep 17, 2009
Air date: Sep 24, 2009
Air date: Oct 1, 2009
Air date: Oct 8, 2009
Air date: Oct 15, 2009
Air date: Oct 22, 2009
Air date: Oct 29, 2009
Air date: Nov 5, 2009
Air date: Nov 12, 2009
Air date: Nov 19, 2009
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A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

Critic Reviews for Community Season 1

All Critics (39) | Top Critics (22)

Do we care about what happens to this group of loveable losers? Yes, we do. In Community, NBC has a winner.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Their psyches may be broken, but they still have hearts, and you will root for them, not mock them. Community even expresses in its title something glaringly missing from so many Americans' life. You'll find it here, Community promises.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Thursday night's premiere isn't quite there yet, but since a sitcom with engaging characters remains a lovely thing, "Community" is well worth a shot.

Sep 17, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

One of the pleasing things about "Community'' has to do with what it is not. The show doesn't fit into any of the more familiar half-hour comedy formats on network TV right now.

Sep 17, 2009 | Full Review…

I've seen the pilot episode at least four times already and I laugh just as hard at the jokes now as I did the first time.

Sep 17, 2009 | Full Review…

"Community" can be fresh, funny, smart and extremely aware of its own cleverness.

Sep 17, 2009 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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There's a fine line between exploiting a serious condition and finding the humanity in it, and Danny Pudi, who plays Abed -- described by NBC only as a "pop-culture junkie" -- walks that line masterfully

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Taking advantage of the rest of this amazing cast proves the show can be just as funny and lead to more unique plotlines.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

In all honesty, though, this is Danny Pudi's show. His turn as the genius that is Abed is simply a revelation. Pudi's ability to turn on a dime is astonishing.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

While it had some rocky episodes early on, Community has grown into my favorite comedy currently on television. Its inspired understanding of traditional television storytelling and anarchic rule-breaking has kept the show from ever growing stale.

Jan 11, 2019 | Rating: 8.4/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Community: Season 1



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A fresh show with a strong opening that hooks you in more episode to episode. Smart and funny in equal measures.


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