Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Recap / CommunityS4E09IntroToFeltSurrogacy

Go To



* TheMillstone: Pierce is the whole reason the group gets lost in a hot-air balloon. He tosses the safety rope before their guide can get onboard, and tries to land the balloon by digging his feet into the basket.



* OnlySaneMan: Even under the influence of psychedelic berries, Abed was the only one who didn't reveal a terrible secret about himself. As he puts it,

to:

* OnlySaneMan: Even under the influence of psychedelic berries, Abed was the only one who didn't reveal a terrible secret about himself. As he puts it, he reveals a lot of himself already, WartsAndAll.


* SpecialGuestStar: Sarah Bareilles plays the hot-air balloon guide, and Jason Alexander is the guy they meet in the woods.

to:

* SpecialGuestStar: SpecialGuest: Sarah Bareilles plays the hot-air balloon guide, and Jason Alexander is the guy they meet in the woods.


* LaserGuidedKarma: Pierce was the one who tossed the safety rope off the hot-air balloon before their guide could come onboard. When they all get high on the berries, they accidentally leave him behind and he's still in the woods.



* NotSoAboveItAll: Abed quickly mentions he doesn't need puppets to tell whatever he wants, but as soon as he puts the puppet on his hand, he blurts out that his father is withholding, apparently surprising even himself

to:

* NotSoAboveItAll: Abed quickly mentions he doesn't need puppets to tell whatever he wants, but as soon as he puts the puppet on his hand, he blurts out that his father is withholding, apparently surprising even himselfhimself.
* OnlySaneMan: Even under the influence of psychedelic berries, Abed was the only one who didn't reveal a terrible secret about himself. As he puts it,



* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder: 'To be fair, there's no many things you can get stuck in.'

to:

* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder: 'To "To be fair, there's no many things you can get stuck in.'"
* SpecialGuestStar: Sarah Bareilles plays the hot-air balloon guide, and Jason Alexander is the guy they meet in the woods.
* StupidEvil: Chang wears a puppet that tries to warn the group about him.



* TurnOutLikeHisFather: Jeff fears this because [[spoiler: he bailed on a girlfriend when he learned she had a son]]

to:

* TurnOutLikeHisFather: Jeff fears this because [[spoiler: he bailed on a girlfriend when he learned she had a son]]son.


* JawDrop: Troy's hand puppet, when Deanocchio appears.



'''Pierce:''' I was gonna sing that/Now I don't have a ryhme!\

to:

'''Pierce:''' I was gonna sing that/Now I don't have a ryhme!\rhyme!


* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion:
-->'''Jeff''': I don't like the pressure/Of always being cool!\\
'''Pierce:''' I was gonna sing that/Now I don't have a ryhme!\



* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion:
-->'''Jeff''': I don't like the pressure/Of always being cool!\\
'''Pierce:''' I was gonna sing that/Now I don't have a ryhme!

Added DiffLines:

* CastingGag: After having her song "Gravity" used in ''[[Recap/CommunityS2E21ParadigmsOfHumanMemory Paradigms of Human Memory]]'', Sara Bareilles shows up in person in this episode, as the balloon guide.


* TabletopGame/{{Bingo}}: To highlight how repetitive study group meetings are, Troy and Abed play a study-group-specific version of "Buzzword Bingo" in the first scene.



* NotSoAboveItAll: Abed quickly mentions he doesn't need puppets to tell whatever he wants, but as soon as he puts the puppet on his hand, he. blurts out that his father is withholding, apparently surprising even himself

to:

* NotSoAboveItAll: Abed quickly mentions he doesn't need puppets to tell whatever he wants, but as soon as he puts the puppet on his hand, he. he blurts out that his father is withholding, apparently surprising even himself

Added DiffLines:

* NotSoAboveItAll: Abed quickly mentions he doesn't need puppets to tell whatever he wants, but as soon as he puts the puppet on his hand, he. blurts out that his father is withholding, apparently surprising even himself


! The ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Intro to Felt Surrogacy" provides examples of:

to:

! !! The ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Intro to Felt Surrogacy" provides examples of:of:



* WrittenInAbsence: Chevy Chase very publicly walked off the set and quit while the episode was still being shot. He only appears in puppet form in flashbacks this entire episode, with Troy mentioning they abandoned him in the woods when he lost his mind.

to:

* WrittenInAbsence: Chevy Chase very publicly walked off the set and quit while the episode was still being shot. He only appears in puppet form in flashbacks this entire episode, with Troy mentioning they abandoned him in the woods when he lost his mind.mind.
----


* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/JasonAlexander and Music/SaraBareilles.


* ActorAllusion: Annie's reference to letting Professor Cornwallis rub her feet in return for a good grade is a reference to a story she told on [[https://youtu.be/OcGSIP6VkAI?t=5m David Letterman]] about a stranger who was apparently desperate to rub her feet for "[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial strictly platonic]]" reasons.

to:

* ActorAllusion: Annie's reference to letting Professor Cornwallis rub her feet in return for a good grade is a reference to a story she Alison Brie told on [[https://youtu.be/OcGSIP6VkAI?t=5m David Letterman]] about a stranger who was apparently desperate to rub her feet for "[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial strictly platonic]]" reasons.


* ActorAllusion: Annie's reference to letting Professor Cornwallis rub her feet in return for a good grade is a reference to a story she told on [[David Letterman https://youtu.be/OcGSIP6VkAI?t=5m]] about a stranger who was apparently desperate to rub her feet for "[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial strictly platonic]]" reasons.

to:

* ActorAllusion: Annie's reference to letting Professor Cornwallis rub her feet in return for a good grade is a reference to a story she told on [[David Letterman https://youtu.be/OcGSIP6VkAI?t=5m]] [[https://youtu.be/OcGSIP6VkAI?t=5m David Letterman]] about a stranger who was apparently desperate to rub her feet for "[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial strictly platonic]]" reasons.

Added DiffLines:

* ActorAllusion: Annie's reference to letting Professor Cornwallis rub her feet in return for a good grade is a reference to a story she told on [[David Letterman https://youtu.be/OcGSIP6VkAI?t=5m]] about a stranger who was apparently desperate to rub her feet for "[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial strictly platonic]]" reasons.


** Troy and Abed wish to have an ''InspectorSpacetime'' adventure.

to:

** Troy and Abed wish to have an ''InspectorSpacetime'' ''JustForFun/InspectorSpacetime'' adventure.


* ShoutOut:
** Puppet therapy received attention after appearing on ''Series/LawAndOrder''.
** ''Series/ThreesCompany''
** ''GossipGirl''
** ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff''
** ''{{Series/Lost}}''
** Music/BlueManGroup
** [[spoiler: Britta only votes on]] ''Series/TheVoice''.
** Britta is saving her berries for Laser [[Music/PinkFloyd Floyd]].

Showing 15 edit(s) of 58

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report