Greendale 4Eva: The Return of 'Community'

March 17, 2015 1:54 PM

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Greendale 4Eva: The Return of 'Community'

Six seasons and a movie! It's a throwaway line that became a call to arms for an ardent fandom to man the virtual barricades — and the kind of quixotic notion that has marked Community, Dan Harmon's well-loved but low-rated sitcom, both onscreen and behind the scenes. After five seasons on NBC, the former staple of the Peacock Network's must-see-TV comedy lineup was unceremoniously canceled last year. But, surprisingly, not for long: That fabled sixth season is really and truly happening, making its debut on March 17th on a whole different platform — Yahoo Screen, the legacy Web portal's new-ish streaming video service.

And what a long, strange trip it's been to get here — one marked by battles with the network (and one ornery cast member), an ever-changing roster of core players, the ever-looming threat of being sent to that great sitcom graveyard in the sky, even a season [shudder] sans its original creator/showr...

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