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** This is the GrandFinale and the tag shows a commercial for a board game based on the show being played by a family. The son presents a special item, the script for the very commercial they're in. The father then berates the son for proving they don't actually exist. Since this is the final episode, it could be inferred that the "stupid child" [[note]] father's words [[/note]] just unraveled the fabric of the show's universe.


*** An alternate interpretation of the different timelines, as discussed on the Recap page, is they were all scenarios ran in Abed's head in the time it took Jeff to roll the die - being a student of the group's character he can assume everything that would transpire if each of them left the room, as well as all the per-existing elements such as Annie's Gun, and Pierce's Troll.

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*** An alternate interpretation of the different timelines, as discussed on the Recap page, is they were all scenarios ran in Abed's head in the time it took Jeff to roll the die dice - being a student of the group's character he can assume everything that would transpire if each of them left the room, as well as all the per-existing elements such as Annie's Gun, and Pierce's Troll.



* The study group are stereotypes / {{Deconstructions}} of characters from different sitcoms.

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* The study group are stereotypes / {{Deconstructions}} [[{{Deconstruction}} deconstructions]] of characters from different sitcoms.


** Professor Kane's questions about {{Lego}}: he asks why now all Lego is in sets around various themes and pop culture tie-ins, rather than just being piles of bricks. The whole point of Lego is to build things, but you can only construct things out of the Lego sets he mentions if you first [[{{Deconstruction}} de-construct]] what they were intended to be.

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** Professor Kane's questions about {{Lego}}: Franchise/{{Lego}}: he asks why now all Lego is in sets around various themes and pop culture tie-ins, rather than just being piles of bricks. The whole point of Lego is to build things, but you can only construct things out of the Lego sets he mentions if you first [[{{Deconstruction}} de-construct]] what they were intended to be.

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** The reason why Annie doesn't appear in the beginning is because she does not fit any of the criteria that the Dean mentioned being a teen who was going to be valedictorian in high school. She is not a remedial teen, a 20 something year old drop out, a middle aged divorcee or old. Similarly, while Jeff and Abed aren't mentioned in any of the criteria, they do fit one of them to a degree. Jeff is middle aged and could be a dropout because of not having a bachelor's degree and Abed could be seen as remedial because of having Asberger's.

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** After Cornelius makes a comment about his ivory toupee, Britta says "I can excuse racism, but I draw the line at animal cruelty." Maybe she can excuse racism because she's known Pierce for two years at this point.


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** Britta's comment "You have gods?" takes on another level when you remember she's an atheist.

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** Abed helps take down Cornelius Hawthorne using the babies he produces with his in-game, white, wife. In other words, he helps defeat a racist by engaging in what the racist considers to be miscegenation.


*** Remember when Abed delivered a baby in the background of? At the end of the sex education fair episode in season one, right after Abed told everyone not to wear condoms while having sex that night, you can see a guy throwing away a condom while getting cozy with a girl in the background behind Jeff. This is probably not the same couple who got pregnant in season 2, but it's probably a very subtle BrickJoke.

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*** Remember when Abed delivered a baby in the background of? background? At the end of the sex education fair episode in season one, right after Abed told everyone not to wear condoms while having sex that night, you can see a guy throwing away a condom while getting cozy with a girl in the background behind Jeff. This is probably not the same couple who got pregnant in season 2, but it's probably a very subtle BrickJoke.



*** The [[spoiler:Abed/Annie romance only lasting while Abed is in character.]] Every Annie/Abed moment so far has happened while one or both of them are in character- Annie's reaction to [[Series/MadMenDon Draper!Abed]], the kiss in [[Recap/CommunityS2E11AbedsUncontrollableChristmas Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas]] while Annie was pretending to be in Abed's hallucination, and the fake [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar sex scene]] in [[Recap/CommunityS2E14AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons Advanced Dungeons & Dragons]] while role-playing.

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*** The [[spoiler:Abed/Annie romance only lasting while Abed is in character.]] Every Annie/Abed moment so far has happened while one or both of them are in character- Annie's reaction to [[Series/MadMenDon [[Series/MadMen Don Draper!Abed]], the kiss in [[Recap/CommunityS2E11AbedsUncontrollableChristmas Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas]] while Annie was pretending to be in Abed's hallucination, and the fake [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar sex scene]] in [[Recap/CommunityS2E14AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons Advanced Dungeons & Dragons]] while role-playing.


** Could this upside down thing mean that the insanity result from the first scanning was Abed's?

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** Could this upside down thing mean In the final test results, Pierce's test form is the only one with a warning stamp on both the top and bottom of the page; so [[spoiler:his form was the one that caused Britta to search for the insanity result from "only" sociapath in the first scanning was Abed's?group]].

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** If you subscribe to the theory that the show is shown from Abed's point of view (see the General folder), that explains why Dan Byrd and Creator/BusyPhilipps appear in the celebration after the battle. At this point, ''Series/CougarTown'' is Abed's favorite show and he'd want two of the cast members (or maybe Travis and Laurie themselves) there to celebrate Greendale's biggest victory ever.


** Annie is shocked to discover her game character is named "Hector, the Well-Endowed." Abed explains that he didn't realize they were going to grab the character sheets at random and made that one for Troy. Shirley responds "Yeah, I just bet you did." While her tone suggests a comment on the HoYay between Troy and Abed, she might have a point. Abed previously displayed an ability to predict the actions of the study group based on their personalities ("Debate 109"), so he might have predicted the order they grabbed the sheets. Further evidence: Britta, the ardent feminist of the group, is the only one whose character has a decidedly feminine name (Lavernica) and the name of Troy's character (Bing Bong) was part of his politically conservative fight song from "Football, Feminism, and You".

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** Annie is shocked to discover her game character is named "Hector, the Well-Endowed." Abed explains that he didn't realize they were going to grab the character sheets at random and made that one for Troy. Shirley responds "Yeah, I just bet you did." While her tone suggests a comment on the HoYay between Troy and Abed, she might have a point. Abed previously displayed an ability to predict the actions of the study group based on their personalities ("Debate 109"), so he might have predicted the order they grabbed the sheets. Further evidence: Britta, the ardent feminist of the group, is the only one whose character has a decidedly feminine name (Lavernica) and the name of Troy's character (Bing Bong) was part of his politically conservative fight song from "Football, Feminism, and You". (Also, Jeff's character is named "Marrrrrrr" which he uttered after being turned into a zombie in "Epidemiology", [[LaserGuidedAmnesia but that just raises further questions.]])


* Abed's genre savviness comes into play very often with him able to predict what's going to happen based on the tropes he sees developing. So, what happens when he consciously [[DefiedTrope defies]] one? (Specifically, Jeff's FiveFiveFive number.) He ends up causing disaster (tanking Jeff's independent law office).

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* ** Abed's genre savviness comes into play very often with him able to predict what's going to happen based on the tropes he sees developing. So, what happens when he consciously [[DefiedTrope defies]] one? (Specifically, Jeff's FiveFiveFive number.) He ends up causing disaster (tanking Jeff's independent law office).

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**** Not just at Glee, but at anyone who criticised the show's zaniness and off-the-wall approach. The lyrics say "We're gonna seem like a mainstream dream / And be appealing to all mankind", but they're delivered in an ''extremely'' wacky and not-remotely "far away from the borderline" manner.


** On ThisVeryWiki, mentions of Britta dying a streak of her hair blue is usually [[PotHole PotHoled]] to ArsonMurderAndJaywalking. But didn't arson (burning the apartment) and murder (Pierce's death) actually occur (albeit accidentally)?

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** On ThisVeryWiki, Wiki/ThisVeryWiki, mentions of Britta dying a streak of her hair blue is usually [[PotHole PotHoled]] to ArsonMurderAndJaywalking. But didn't arson (burning the apartment) and murder (Pierce's death) actually occur (albeit accidentally)?


** There is also a meta-example for [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife us tropers]]. While ''Series/{{Community}}'' is probably one of the most blatantly {{Troperiffic}} series ever made, [[spoiler: ''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre'']] is about as close to TheTropelessTale as you can get.

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** There is also a meta-example for [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife us tropers]]. While ''Series/{{Community}}'' is probably one of the most blatantly {{Troperiffic}} series ever made, [[spoiler: ''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre'']] is about as close to TheTropelessTale JustForFun/TheTropelessTale as you can get.


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