And a lot of flamboyant humor was attempted.
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It’s been well-established that 'Community' works best when it’s able to balance the meta and the meaningful.
Grab the Kleenex — this one's a real tearjerker.
Lynda's fashion show teaches everyone about this African country, and Michaela and Tareq's big White House moment nears.
"The secret to a healthy head of hair is Dove ... blood."
"You never see his lower half, but there's a lower half."
"Standing in the other corner, at 322 pounds, the Staten Island Dump!"
The results of a mermaid-themed shoot.
"You mess with us, we mess with you. That's the custom."
Who says, "I love you" on a voice mail, anyway?
"I'm Brittany S. Pierce. I've lived my entire life in Britney Spears's shadow."
Last night's episode: terrific all over again, dammit.
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