Community: Season 5 (2013 - 2014)

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Critic Consensus: With Dan Harmon back as its show runner, Community returns with a familiar new energy and more fun, exciting adventures for the Greendale gang.

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Air date: Jan 2, 2014
2
Air date: Jan 2, 2014
3
Air date: Jan 9, 2014
4
Air date: Jan 16, 2014
5
Air date: Jan 23, 2014
6
Air date: Jan 30, 2014
7
Air date: Feb 27, 2014
8
Air date: Mar 6, 2014
9
Air date: Mar 13, 2014
10
Air date: Mar 20, 2014
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The fifth season of "Community" finds Jeff (Joel McHale) teaching at Greendale one year after graduation. Meanwhile, the death of Pierce (Chevy Chase) leads to shocking discoveries among the group. Troy (Donald Glover) leaves Greendale in search of new adventures; Annie (Alison Brie) and Abed (Danny Pudi) search for a new roommate; Professor Hickey (Jonathan Banks) shows Jeff the ropes; and the school board makes a shocking decision that affects the whole group. An animated episode is featured.

Cast

Joel McHale
as Jeff Winger
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
Jonathan Banks
as Professor Hickey
John Oliver
as Professor Duncan
Rob Corddry
as Alan Connor
Chevy Chase
as Pierce Hawthorne
Kevin Corrigan
as Professor Garrity
Chris Elliott
as Russell Borchert
Paget Brewster
as Debra Chambers
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News & Interviews for Community: Season 5

Critic Reviews for Community Season 5

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (16)

Harmon is vindicated and triumphant, but also still pretty torn up about everything. Community is no longer a zombie, but the new episodes feel plenty funereal.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

I, for one, am thrilled that the show is back and back-to-form.

Jan 6, 2014 | Full Review…

While it's too early to tell for sure, Harmon does seem to have brought back some of the show's earlier spirit.

Jan 2, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

About as good a Community restart as anyone could have possibly hoped for.

Jan 2, 2014 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

As a charter member of this particular church choir, there are enough laughs and positive character choice signposts to have faith in Harmon returning to the altar.

Jan 2, 2014 | Full Review…

For those of you, like myself, who were fans of Community from the outset, season five is off to a promising start.

Jan 14, 2019 | Full Review…

Even the most ardent Greendale supporter could be forgiven for doubting we'd see something as epic as season 1 and 2's paintball episodes again. The fifth season, however, gave us episodes of that caliber on more than one occasion.

Jan 14, 2019 | Full Review…

Season 5 wasn't the perfect bounceback from Season 4, but it contained moments of brilliance.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

That it can stand proudly next to the first two seasons is something of a miracle.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

When it is firing on all cylinders, it feels like the perfect blend of the surprising and the familiar: something old, something new, something borrowed, and definitely something blue.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Community: Season 5

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EddieC

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BrendanN

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Community returns to form in a shorter, darker, but still very entertaining fifth season.

GimlyM

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