History Recap / CommunityS3E19CurriculumUnavailable

27th Jan '18 4:45:42 PM eroock
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* CuckooNest: According to the psychiatrist, the group's experiences at "Greendale" are part of a shared delusion stemming from years together in an mental asylum. This turns out to be a load of lies, however.

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* CuckooNest: According to The ending essentially lampoons these and TV series that use them: Dr. Heidi reveals that the psychiatrist, the group's study group are in fact psychiatric patients, and their experiences at "Greendale" are part of Greendale were all just a shared delusion stemming from years together psychosis! Except they're not, they weren't, it takes the group all of five seconds after leaving his office to realize that this makes no sense whatsoever, and they provide a lengthy list of reasons why this cannot be the case at all. Then Dr. Heidi reveals that they're in an mental asylum. This turns purgatory and he's the Devil! Which they dismiss completely out to be a load of lies, however.hand.



* TomatoInTheMirror: The ending essentially lampoons these and TV series that use them: Dr. Heidi reveals that the study group are in fact psychiatric patients, and their experiences at Greendale were all just a shared psychosis! Except they're not, they weren't, it takes the group all of five seconds after leaving his office to realize that this makes no sense whatsoever, and they provide a lengthy list of reasons why this cannot be the case at all. Then Dr. Heidi reveals that they're in purgatory and he's the Devil! Which they dismiss completely out of hand.
27th Jan '18 4:44:24 PM eroock
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* [[invoked]]MilestoneCelebration - Pierce's 10,000th flush.



* UmpteenthCustomer: 10,000th Flush.

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* UmpteenthCustomer: Pierce's 10,000th Flush.flush.
27th Jan '18 4:43:40 PM eroock
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* TakingTheBullet[=/=]DiedInYourArmsTonight: During the paintball flashback, the Dean covers Abed with his body.

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* TakingTheBullet[=/=]DiedInYourArmsTonight: TakingTheBullet: During the paintball flashback, the Dean covers Abed with his body.
27th Jan '18 4:43:15 PM eroock
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* TheEndingChangesEverything: Dr. Heidi tries to pull this on the study group, [[SubvertedTrope but they see through it pretty quickly]].
27th Jan '18 4:42:35 PM eroock
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* CeilingBanger[=/=]BigShutUp: Annie resorts to this in TheTag.

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* CeilingBanger[=/=]BigShutUp: Annie resorts to this in TheTag. Just like when she was still living in her [[Recap/CommunityS2E13CelebrityPharmacology terrible neighborhood]].



* ClipShow: Like [[Recap/CommunityS2E21ParadigmsOfHumanMemory Paradigms Of Human Memory]] the idea is spoofed. Hell it even references [[Recap/CommunityS2E21ParadigmsOfHumanMemory Paradigms Of Human Memory]].
* TheCloudcuckoolanderWasRight: the very "monomania" which gets Abed to emergency management.

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* ClipShow: Like [[Recap/CommunityS2E21ParadigmsOfHumanMemory Paradigms Of of Human Memory]] the idea is spoofed. Hell it even references [[Recap/CommunityS2E21ParadigmsOfHumanMemory Paradigms Of of Human Memory]].
* TheCloudcuckoolanderWasRight: the TheCuckoolanderWasRight: The very "monomania" which gets Abed to emergency management.



* DelayedReaction: Troy takes long to process Dr. Heidi's WhamLine about Greendale College being a figment of their imagination.



* DiggingYourselfDeeper: A flashback shows Abed freaking out about the janitor moving the clock back:
-->'''Abed''': ''(whimpering)''
-->'''Troy''': ''(stroking Abed's head)'' It's okay, buddy. Just a few more minutes and we're good til spring, okay?
-->'''Abed''': ''(panicked)'' But it doesn't make any sense!
-->'''Annie''': Think of it this way: we get the hour back later in the year.
-->'''Troy''': Yeah.
-->'''Abed''': ''([[{{Beat}} beat]])'' AAAAA- ''(scene change)''



--->1. They may not want to play with you any more.
--->2. It can lead to permanent buzz kill.
--->3. It could cause them to need meds the rest of their life.
--->4. Meth can turn present fun into future numb.
--->5. It turned [[Recap/CommunityS3E17BasicLupineUrology Star Burns]] into [[Recap/CommunityS3E18CourseListingUnavailable Star Burned]].
--->So if someone offers to tell you a "meth time story" ... pass.
--->"If grieving you is wrong... I don't want to be right." [[MeaningfulName C. Hawk Bored]]
* FromBadToWorse: A flashback shows Abed freaking out about the janitor moving the clock back:
-->'''Abed''': ''(whimpering)''
-->'''Troy''': ''(stroking Abed's head)'' It's okay, buddy. Just a few more minutes and we're good til spring, okay?
-->'''Abed''': ''(panicked)'' But it doesn't make any sense!
-->'''Annie''': Think of it this way: we get the hour back later in the year.
-->'''Troy''': Yeah.
-->'''Abed''': ''([[{{Beat}} beat]])'' AAAAA- ''(scene change)''

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--->1.-->1. They may not want to play with you any more.
--->2.-->2. It can lead to permanent buzz kill.
--->3.-->3. It could cause them to need meds the rest of their life.
--->4.-->4. Meth can turn present fun into future numb.
--->5.-->5. It turned [[Recap/CommunityS3E17BasicLupineUrology Star Burns]] into [[Recap/CommunityS3E18CourseListingUnavailable Star Burned]].
--->So -->So if someone offers to tell you a "meth time story" ... pass.
--->"If -->"If grieving you is wrong... I don't want to be right." [[MeaningfulName C. Hawk Bored]]
* FromBadToWorse: A flashback shows Abed freaking out about the janitor moving the clock back:
-->'''Abed''': ''(whimpering)''
-->'''Troy''': ''(stroking Abed's head)'' It's okay, buddy. Just a few more minutes and we're good til spring, okay?
-->'''Abed''': ''(panicked)'' But it doesn't make any sense!
-->'''Annie''': Think of it this way: we get the hour back later in the year.
-->'''Troy''': Yeah.
-->'''Abed''': ''([[{{Beat}} beat]])'' AAAAA- ''(scene change)''
Bored]]



* {{Gaslighting}}

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* {{Gaslighting}}{{Gaslighting}}: Dr. Heidi tries to screw with minds of the study group in order to make them settle into the CuckooNest story. However, it doesn't take them very long to realize he's just making stuff up.



* GlassesPull: Dr. Heidi does this at one point as part of his ruse.



* InstantlyProvenWrong: When Troy tries to assure the policeman that Abed is not crazy, the latter goes off into a monologue about the Dean being replaced by an identical life form. [[TheCuckoolanderWasRight It only sounded insane at the time, though]].



--->'''Troy:''' What are all these cameras doing here?

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--->'''Troy:''' -->'''Troy:''' What are all these cameras doing here?



* MindScrew: Dr. Heidi pulls several of these on the study group. Subverted, as it doesn't take them very long to realize he's just making stuff up.



* PaintballEpisode: Averted, but [[Recap/CommunityS1E23ModernWarfare another]] [[Recap/CommunityS2E23AFistfulOfPaintballs one]] [[Recap/CommunityS2E23AFistfulOfPaintballs happened]] off-screen. This time it was with a FilmNoir theme & Abed won. After the theapy session, [[SelfDeprecation the group all agree that the idea is played out]].

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* PaintballEpisode: Averted, but [[Recap/CommunityS1E23ModernWarfare another]] [[Recap/CommunityS2E23AFistfulOfPaintballs one]] [[Recap/CommunityS2E23AFistfulOfPaintballs happened]] off-screen. This time it was with a FilmNoir theme & and Abed won. After the theapy therapy session, [[SelfDeprecation the group all agree that the idea is played out]].



* RevealShot: A total shot of Dr. Heidi's room reveals that the entire group came to join Abed for his session.
* RevengeByProxy: Shirley's kids eat some cookies that she made for the study group. As punishment she gives away their favorite possessions to the study group.
** May also count as DisproportionateRetribution, since one of those possessions includes a ''martial arts tournament trophy.''



** Jeff and Annie share a moment together in the Wigging Out Dance in the flashbacks, with him giving his jacket to her because she seems cold.

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** Jeff and Annie share a moment together in the Wigging Out Dance in the flashbacks, with him [[YouMustBeCold giving his jacket to her because she seems cold.cold]].



* ToughLove: Shirley's kids eat some cookies that she made for the study group. As punishment she gives away their favorite possessions.
** May also count as DisproportionateRetribution, since one of those possessions includes a ''martial arts tournament trophy.''



--->'''Annie:''' Worst pizza day ever!

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--->'''Annie:''' -->'''Annie:''' Worst pizza day ever!
16th May '17 7:04:13 PM nombretomado
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** Chang exclaims "I said hot damn!" in the style of UmaThurman's Mia Wallace in ''Film/PulpFiction'' (which is itself [[WaxingLyrical a quote of]] Music/{{Steppenwolf}}'s ''The Pusher'') after [[ICantBelieveItsNotHeroin snorting crushed corn chips]]. He attempts to predict future crime by forcing Garrett to [[InstantOracleJustAddWater float in an inflatable wading pool]] like the [[{{Seers}} pre-cogs]] of ''Film/MinorityReport''.

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** Chang exclaims "I said hot damn!" in the style of UmaThurman's Creator/UmaThurman's Mia Wallace in ''Film/PulpFiction'' (which is itself [[WaxingLyrical a quote of]] Music/{{Steppenwolf}}'s ''The Pusher'') after [[ICantBelieveItsNotHeroin snorting crushed corn chips]]. He attempts to predict future crime by forcing Garrett to [[InstantOracleJustAddWater float in an inflatable wading pool]] like the [[{{Seers}} pre-cogs]] of ''Film/MinorityReport''.
18th Apr '17 4:43:54 PM nombretomado
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** Abed narrates that Pierce has "[[Series/TheTwilightZone Time Enough at Last]]" to eat a sandwich. As Pierce leaves in frustration, Abed narrates that [[StrangerThanFiction he believes that he is in a novel]].

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** Abed narrates that Pierce has "[[Series/TheTwilightZone Time Enough at Last]]" to eat a sandwich. As Pierce leaves in frustration, Abed narrates that [[StrangerThanFiction [[Film/StrangerThanFiction he believes that he is in a novel]].
6th Jan '17 4:54:30 PM nombretomado
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** "Dr. Heidi" might be a reference to "[[TheHumanCentipede Dr. Heiter]]".

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** "Dr. Heidi" might be a reference to "[[TheHumanCentipede "[[Film/TheHumanCentipede Dr. Heiter]]".
27th Nov '16 5:43:09 PM nombretomado
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** Chang shocking himself with the Taser while shouting ''"You're WEAK!"'' is similar to a scene in ''TheDaVinciCode''.

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** Chang shocking himself with the Taser while shouting ''"You're WEAK!"'' is similar to a scene in ''TheDaVinciCode''.''Film/TheDaVinciCode''.
6th Nov '16 7:56:33 AM nighttrainfm
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-->'''Jeff:''' Wait; give me a break! That made no sense!\\

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-->'''Jeff:''' Wait; Wait...give me a break! That made no sense!\\''no sense!''\\
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