Community: Season 3 (2011 - 2012)



Critic Consensus: The Greendale study group take some of their boldest swings -- though not all connect -- in this freewheeling third season that nevertheless continues Community's streak as the gold standard for fiendishly clever television.


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Air date: Sep 22, 2011
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Air date: Nov 3, 2011
Air date: Nov 10, 2011
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Air date: Dec 1, 2011
Air date: Mar 15, 2012
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A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.


Joel McHale
as Jeff Winger
Chevy Chase
as Pierce Hawthorne
Gillian Jacobs
as Britta Perry
Yvette Nicole Brown
as Shirley Bennett
Danny Pudi
as Abed Nadir
Alison Brie
as Annie Edison
Donald Glover
as Troy Barnes
Ken Jeong
as Ben Chang
Jim Rash
as Dean Pelton
John Goodman
as Vice Dean Laybourne
Giancarlo Esposito
as Gilbert Lawson
Rob Corddry
as Alan Connor
Taran Killam
as Cory Radison
Pavel Sfera
as Bono Impersonator
John Hodgman
as Dr. Heidi
Irene Choi
as Annie Kim
Larry Cedar
as Cornelius Hawthorne
Martin Starr
as Professor Cligoris
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Critic Reviews for Community Season 3

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (5)

Remains the smartest, weirdest show on TV... [Community] is deliberately constructed so that Harmon and his writers can drape complex and unrelenting TV-sitcom tropes and pop-culture references all over its scaffolding.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…
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You have one of the most solid cast that just works... This is the funniest comedy on television.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Season 3 was full of great stories, enjoyable character growth and some incredibly strong, memorable episodes.

Jan 11, 2019 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Felt like it was having difficulty deciding how to grow, both in terms of characterization and format... With everything Community had already accomplished in two seasons, Season 3 floundered a bit.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

How many sitcoms have enough brilliant, funny, sweet, and heart-achy episodes to allow for the possibility of debate? That's how good Dan Harmon's sitcom has been so far.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

I want Harmon to get to keep making his show, but I'll be grateful whether he does or not. Because if I can get three seasons on DVD of a show that never spoiled, or went sour-panicky, or phony-warm, I'll be entirely satisfied.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Week after week, Community brings depth, story, and character exploration surpassing most network comedies... It's not a stuffy intelligence; it's just brilliantly innovative.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

If you want a good belly laugh, tune in.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

What I clearly failed to take into account was Dan Harmon and company's commitment to returning Community to status quo as soon as possible.

Jan 11, 2019 | Rating: 7.6/10 | Full Review…

Sony can criticise Harmon all they want for not making the show commercial enough, but he certainly developed the lives of these characters beautifully over three seasons.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Community: Season 3


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Community fully embraces its weirdness, but suffers ever so slightly for it. Still a fantastic season of television.


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