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     Season 1 
  • From the Pilot, "I see your value now"
    • Even if he is making it up, “You just stopped being a study group. I now pronounce you...a community”.
  • In "Spanish 101":
    • The study group (sans Britta) playfully and happily greeting Jeff when he first appears. He really seems to have made up for his bad first impression and gotten the rest of the group to like him.
    • Even if Pierce was an unreasonable idiot, Jeff humiliating himself and forgoing a C grade to fail together with Pierce through his horrible rendition is quite touching. Even Britta commends him on doing so.
  • In "Introduction to Film":
    • Britta agreeing to pay for Abed's expenses upon learning that his father refuses to pay for film classes.
    • After a student falls off the table after Professor Whitman orders everyone to stand on their desks, Shirley and Pierce go over to help her up.
    • While in a bad mood over his confrontation with Professor Whitman, Jeff breaks up the fight between Abed's father and Britta, explaining to him that Abed is an adult and deserves to make his own decisions.
    • Abed's dad is moved by Abed's poorly-made film chronicling their troubled family life and agrees to pay for the class.
    • Britta pulls Jeff into a Big Damn Kiss, right in front of Professor Whitman, who proudly passes him.
    • In the stinger, Jeff teaches Abed and Troy how to krump. It's the first time Jeff's shown willingly spending his time with anyone from the study group outside of Britta.
  • In "Advanced Criminal Law":
    • Britta exclaims confusion at Jeff trying so hard to defend her and maintain that she's a good person when his only reason for doing so is because he wants to sleep with her. She also points out that he doesn't want to be her friend (referring to their conversation about him getting her phone number earlier), and Jeff takes exception. He replies that if he just wanted to have sex, he could do that with any number of women, and that he genuinely likes Britta, whether as a romantic partner or friend.
      • Later, at the presentation for the Luis Guzman statue, Jeff comes by to sit next to Britta.
        Britta: Just don't talk to me for a while.
        Jeff: No problem. I'm just glad you're here.
    • Annie motivating Pierce to write a jingle for the statue presentation. And while he does end up inadvertently plagiarizing Bruce Hornsby's "The Way It Is", it's clear that he expresses pride in being able to complete the song for Annie.
    • Pierce inserting a certain lyric into the school song "Annie believes in me"
    • After seeing the lengths that Abed went through to pull off a prank against him, Troy reassures Abed that, as friends, they don't have to mess with each other from this point forward.
  • Jeff changing "Hot Blonde Spanish Class" to "Britta" on his contacts list.
  • In "Social Pyschology" when Abed has managed to sit still in a room for 26 hours despite being told the entire time that the experiment would start "in five minutes", leading to Professor Duncan having a breakdown, Annie exasperatedly asks Abed why he didn't leave. Abed replies, "Because you asked me to stay and you said we were friends."
  • Britta's pep talk to Annie in "Football, Feminism and You", after Annie confesses her feelings for Troy in the Wondrous Ladies Room:
    Annie: I've been... infatuated with Troy. Now he's joining football. Now he'll have his pick of the litter... [Crying] and I'll never get to be with him!
    Britta: Oh, Annie, screw him! There are guys out there that would kill to be with you. And if Troy's not one of them, that's him failing your standards.
  • In "Basic Genealogy" when Pierce hugs Jeff and comforts him after he starts sobbing and finally admits, after denying it for the entire episode, how upset he is about his break up with Professor Slater.
    • In the same episode, Jeff telling Pierce after his ex-stepdaughter Amber screwed him over, "If you have friends, you have family."
    • Shirley's sons disguising themselves as Abed's cousin so she could get a turn in the bouncy castle on family day.
    • Abed telling Shirley that she's a good mother.
    • Britta tries to take a beating from Troy's Nanna to "show" him how to respect his elders. After she realizes her mistake, Troy is nothing but sympathetic as she can barely move. Then when Nanna orders him to get a switch, Troy does it without complaint so Britta won't be suffering alone.
  • Pierce's speech about failure in "Basic Pottery".
  • The entire resolution in "Environmental Science." Troy faces his fear of rats to help Abed out after leaving him out to dry, Pierce helps Shirley to overcome her difficulty in public speaking, and Jeff reunites the Changs to make up for screwing the study group over (It Makes Sense in Context).
  • The scene following Jeff's statement that everyone in the group is a sexual prospect for one another in Romantic Expressionism is mostly hilarious, but the look on Jeff's face when he looks at Annie is so different from how we've seen him so far in this series, that it pushes over into heartwarming, even if you don't ship them.
  • The tearful group hug between Britta, Annie, Shirley, Pierce and Troy at the end of "The Science of Illusion".
  • There's something really telling that when Britta and Michelle both tell him they love him, Jeff can't run away fast or far enough. But when he sees Annie, he immediately relaxes, has an honest conversation with her about their problems and, without hesitation or lust, kisses her. In public. TWICE.

     Season 2 
  • Abed and Troy building a memorial towards Pierce's deceased mother in "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design".
  • Troy's speech about Annie after the bar in "Mixology Certification".
  • Jeff telling Troy, "You're a man, now." after Troy sacrifices his first drink to bring the gang home, also in "Mixology Certification".
  • When Pierce helps Annie with the rent in "Celebrity Pharmacology 212", and then they hug.
    • Of course, it's ruined by Pierce using it as leverage to get Annie to make changes to the play.
  • The end of "Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas," with everyone snapping Abed out of his Heroic BSoD with a song about how the meaning of Christmas can be anything good, followed by him saying they're his new family.
    • The gang steals the Christmas tree from the cafeteria, Shirley goes back to snag the menorah as well, in a touching turnaround from the year before.
    • Pierce of all people coming back to accompany Abed before the rest of the group does.
    • Note, Annie and Troy don't get thrown out like the rest or leave because they can't get into the spirit of things, but because they stay behind to stop Duncan from forcing Abed to face reality. It doesn't sound as sweet as it actually is, but it is heartwarming.
    • When the others are grabbing a Christmas tree, Shirley grabs a menorah.
    • Despite causing Abed's breakdown, his mother's letter is really sweet:
    "Dear Abed,
    I can't come this year,
    I have a new family now.
    You'll meet them someday,
    you're a man now.
    Take care of Dad,
    wash your dupa.
    Love, Mom.
  • Abed and Shirley's "You humble me, you humble me, too" exchange at the end of Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples.
  • Abed saving Jeff's Pulp Fiction themed party, even turning the surprise around on Jeff.
    • The conversation the two have before this as well probably counts, particularly when Abed reveals why he chose My Dinner with Andre as his movie 'homage', and Jeff's reaction to this.
    Abed: It's a movie about a guy who has an unexpectedly enjoyable evening with a weird friend he's been avoiding lately.
    Jeff: You think I've been avoiding you?
    Abed: You and I did hang out more last year. It makes sense; everyone else is growing and changing all the time and that's not really my jam. I'm more of a fast-blinking, stoic, removed, uncomfortably self-aware type. Like Data. Or Johnny-5. Or Mork. Or HAL. Or KITT, or K-9, or Woodstock and / or Snoopy. Of course Spock probably goes without saying...
    Jeff: Abed, I don't need you to grow or change. And take it from someone who just had a meaningless one; sometimes emotional breakthroughs are overrated.
    • The study group including Pierce and Chang in their plans for Abed's birthday. The two even share some drinks at the end of the episode.
  • After "saving" Pierce from a scam marriage, Jeff realizes his selfish reasons for doing so, and that the two of them really are perfect for each other, so he convinces the woman to go out on a real date with Pierce.
  • Shirley's ex-husband/current boyfriend admitting all the drama is his fault, and going back to see the group. Their reactions are perfect.
    • And his complete acceptance of Shirley's baby, even if it is Chang's and not his.
  • The end of Early 21st Century Romanticism.
  • Pierce pretends he's dying to Mind Screw everyone with things he's bequeathing to them... except Annie, who just gets a fancy tiara. She keeps trying to figure out what the catch is, but it turns out the gift was completely on the level, as she's Pierce's favorite.
  • Shirley naming her baby after Chang.
  • Pierce's mother's recorded message explaining how life is a beautiful thing, and that while death may be sad, it is simply a part of life that can't be avoided, nor should it be.
    "I'll play myself out." (gangsta rap)
  • The group gets an entire one in "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons". The fact they would stage all of that for a person they didn't know very well is very sweet if you think about it.
    • Even better is how much Fat Neil's life ended up improving because of it. He went from a lonely, near-suicidal kid to the host of his own campus radio show, the guy in charge of the school's keys, and is dating Vicki to boot. The group really turned his life around.
    • Even after Pierce forces his way into the game and kicks Neil out of his seat, Neil still has his character give Pierce's character his cloak for warmth (since Pierce was hurriedly given a character that had no weapons or clothes after he barges in).
    • At the end of the episode, Neil and Pierce part on good terms and agree to have another game sometime, since Pierce' forceful intrusion into the game made it the most interesting one Neil's ever had.

     Season 3 
  • Jeff to Annie: "You're a good kid, and I'd like to do my part to help you stay that way."
  • "Remedial Chaos Theory"
    • In one timeline, Britta and Troy commiserate over how Jeff treats them like children. Troy doesn't mind that Britta is smoking pot in his bathroom, and Britta finds it Actually Pretty Funny that Troy has candy cigarettes. Britta then tells Troy that being emotionally cold like Jeff isn't the only way to be a man. Britta isn't usually one to associate anything good with manhood, but apparently Troy makes her feel that the concept isn't irredeemable. It's confirmed later that they hooked up in this timeline and in their last scene they are Happily Married with a baby.
    • The Best Timeline:
      • Abed's Kirk Summation. He catches the die and gives a speech about how they don't need to introduce chaos through their lives, but weather any current disaster through being forgiving of each other's flaws and motivations: "Annie will always be driven, Shirley is always giving, Pierce will never apologize for anything, Britta is sort of a wild card from my perspective, and Jeff is a conniving son of a bitch.".
      • Despite being busted, Jeff isn't mad. He has a big grin as the group playfully calls him out and says he must get the pizza as punishment.
    • As Annie, Shirley and Britta start dancing and singing, Troy joins them. Annie then goes over to Abed and they have this exchange:
    Annie (to Abed): I really like your place!
    Abed: You should move here.
    • As the group is dancing to "Roxanne" by The Police. Jeff comes in with the pizza, jokingly says he can't leave them alone for a few minutes. Despite himself, he's smiling on seeing how happy they are.
  • Andre's proposal. He's pretty much set the standard.
  • During the Gay Bash, where Pierce is dancing. He just looks so happy, which makes it sad when his father shows up.
  • Troy and Abed giving Annie their bedroom.
    • Their puppet show about Annie moving in with them.
  • Britta calling out the Dean for being a tyrant after he fires Jeff from the commercial and leaving him crying. Showing that even with all the Dean's prima donna behavior as director, hurting Jeff like that had crossed the line for her.
    • The study group forgiving the Dean and Jeff initiating a group hug with him.
    • Abed decides to stop observing and start interacting long enough to edit the commercial for the Dean after his breakdown and therefore save him from getting fired.
    • Luis Guzman's defense of the school and his assertion that he really enjoyed his time there. It takes on several layers considering that in-universe he's probably one of the school's most high-profile alumni.
  • Jeff and Shirley bonding over foosball and getting over their past as the victim and bully when they were children and walking away together arm in arm to watch a movie.
    • Also in that episode, how worried Annie was over breaking Abed's DVD. For a lot of characters, they would at the very least take a moment to question how it wouldn't be that bad an act. But even if she didn't take the case itself seriously, she knew the DVD was important to Abed and that was all that mattered.
  • After getting the study group involved with the Greendale Christmas pageant arranged by deranged Glee club director, Abed admits he just wanted everybody to spend time together since they were all planning to do separate things for the holidays. On Christmas, while watching the Inspector Spacetime Holiday Special alone in his apartment, Abed opens the door to find the group came to watch the special with him.
    • When Mr. Rad is yelling at Britta after her poor performance in the Christmas pageant, the way Jeff and Troy immediately snap out of their glee-club cheer and confront him after he calls her "the worst".
      Jeff: HEY!
      Troy: You do not get to call Britta the worst!
      Audience full of Greendale students: Yeah!
    • Also the fact that the rest of club, the audience and the Dean were perfectly fine with letting Britta sing her song, even if it wasn't very good.
  • Pierce lying that he bribed the biology teacher to kick Jeff out, sacrificing his newfound acceptance so Jeff can get back in the group. Jeff promptly realizes it, and also moves to keep Pierce in the group.
  • The ending of "Pillows and Blankets". Jeff offers to collect the imaginary 'friendship hats' he (sarcastically) offered to Troy and Abed earlier from the Dean's office, and leaves the room to do so. Annie, like the audience, assumes he merely stepped out long enough to give the impression of going to the Dean's office, but is still touched that he engaged with Abed and Troy on their wavelength in order to help resolve their conflict. But then it reaches a whole new level when Jeff reveals that even though he knew perfectly well that they were made-up, despite himself he still went back to the Dean's office to get the 'proper' hats anyway, since helping Troy and Abed restore their friendship meant that much to him. He even 'fixes' them up from where they were dropped.
    • Initially, Jeff's dismissive of the whole conflict, manipulating each side so that he has a reason to avoid class. When he learns that it's escalated to the point where Troy and Abed are hurting each other's feelings, however, he immediately starts taking it more seriously and genuinely working to try and resolve it.
  • The moment in "Curriculum Unavailable" where the study group realize that Abed's right and the Dean's been replaced... because the Dean clearly adores them too much to ever stab them in the back the way they think he did. And when they realize he's been kidnapped and replaced, they immediately resolve to rescue him.
  • The end of "Digital Estate Planning": after Gilbert is crushed by his father only letting him have his inheritance if he never reveals his parentage, the whole group forfeits the game so he'll get it by default.
    Pierce: We've only been playing this game for a few hours, but you've been playing it your whole life.
    • Pierce and Gilbert bonding at the end over both their newfound relationship with each other and their absolute bastard of a father. Pierce seems genuinely and honestly thrilled by this development, even if he does allow his inadvertent racism to cut in.
      Britta: We apologise for him.
      Gilbert: No, it's okay. He's family.
    • Also the way the study group helped Pierce try to win his inheritance. They don't even think for a moment of taking it for themselves. Keep in mind that this is a group of unemployed adults who just got expelled from college.
    • At the end, when Abed comes back to download Hilda onto a USB drive.
    • Apparently Dan Harmon planned to have a heartwarming moment between Pierce and Abed where Abed made a mod of the game for Pierce where he played catch with his approving father which would have resulted in Pierce hugging Abed. Unfortunately, Chevy Chase walked off the set early and the scene could not be filmed, later leading to the feud between Chevy Chase and Dan Harmon.
  • The end of "Introduction to Finality": Darkness makes one more massive attempt to encroach on the study group's lives and fails horribly. Abed becomes self-aware enough to seek help and convinces Britta she's a good enough psychologist to give it to him, Troy talks the AC Repair School down from its crazy and gets it to let him lead a more well-rounded life and stay with his friends, Jeff decides once and for all to put others first and tells his old firm to go screw itself, Shirley and Pierce get their sandwich shop, Pierce takes another couple of baby steps towards being less bigoted, and it turns out Starburns faked his death. Sure, it took two deaths and a near arm amputation to get there, and we still have City College and a loose Chang to worry about, but it's nice to know that for the moment the group got their happy ending.
    • Troy's reunion with Abed and Britta. In particular, after initially being snubbed by Troy in favour of Abed, Britta's nervously shy expression when she cuts in is adorable.
    • Vice-Dean Laybourne shows his softer side this episode, acting as Troy's mentor, even admitting he thought that he was destined to be the "One True Repairman" instead of Troy. After his death, he appears to Troy as a Jedi ghost, convincing him to spare the guy who murdered him.
  • In Virtual Systems Analysis
    Abed!Dr. Shirley: Abed's been filtered out because nobody needs him.
    Annie: I need him!
  • "Origins of Vampire Mythology",
    • In the end, when Troy sends Britta a heartfelt text. When she realizes it was him she seems truly touched.
    • Pierce and Chang being best friends. It becomes a Tear Jerker when they stop.

     Season 4 
  • At the Inspector Spacetime Convention, Abed's penpal goes crazy when Abed chooses Troy over him, and the penpal locks Abed in a phone booth. Abed starts his normal freakout and shouts "Troy will come for me!" Then realization dawns on his face, and he calms down.
    Abed: Yeah. Troy will come for me.
    • And, of course, Troy does.
    Abed: In my long history of being locked in things, that was the first time I knew somebody would come for me.
    • Jeff assuring Annie that, if they were married, she'd never find him flirting with some random woman at a bar, after she's spent her time at the hotel pretending to be married to Jeff whilst he was flirting with a woman at the hotel bar.
    • When Toby is trying to convince Abed to ditch Troy and go to London with him, Abed has a very sweet "Eureka!" Moment about The Power of Friendship:
    Abed: Maybe there's a reason the Inspector always chooses a human companion. He's an alien, but his human friends keep him grounded and invested in the world, like with me and Troy. Maybe all relationships are made up of logical inspectors and emotional constables, and we need both to make space and time a better place.
    • One note is that Abed doesn't want to cut Toby out of his life. He says he wants both Toby and Troy as his friends. Character Development is very rewarding.
  • The ending of "Cooperative Escapism In Familial Relations." Jeff makes a big Thanksgiving spread for everyone, and even brings the Dean in to join the group for the meal.
    • Jeff thanking Britta for making him confront his father before sharing a heartfelt hug with his half-brother.
  • The end of "Herstory of Dance", after Jeff has spent the entire episode smugly waiting for Britta to fall on her face after planning a "Sophie B. Hawkins" dance that everyone expects Hawkins to appear to, Pierce reveals that he called in a favour with Hawkins to get her to show up and save her dance:
    Jeff: You did this? But why?
    Pierce: Because, Jeff, in the face of all logic and reason, Britta didn't back down.
    Jeff: That makes no sense.
    Pierce: Also, I didn't like the way you were being such a jerk to her.
    Jeff: She was acting crazy!
    Pierce: Yeah, but what choice does she have? You make fun of her. You use her name as a synonym for screwing up. Cut her some slack, Jeff. She helped you reconcile with your dad. For Pete's sake, let her be happy.
    • Jeff's subsequent text to Britta:
      Jeff: I know it’s probably impossible to read my texts without them sounding sarcastic but, I assure you, this one is as earnest as they come. Congratulations on an awesome dance, you Britta’d the hell out of this thing.
  • Abed instantly identifies Evil Jeff before the latter can pull any manipulations on him.
  • Evil Abed reveals in the season finale that Jeff's Kirk Summation from Shirley and Pierce's lawsuit made him undergo a Heel–Face Turn, and he's no longer Evil Abed. Instead, he helps Prime Abed return to the best timeline and tells him how to defeat the Evil Study Group.

     Season 5 
  • Pierce's hologram talking about how, for all of it's flaws, the main reason Greendale is crappy is because it allows crappy people to come & try to sort themselves out, and for that reason you (in this case, Jeff) shouldn't turn your back on the school.
    • In a meta-sense, it's also an indication that for all the media hoopla over the feud between Chevy Chase and Dan Harmon/the rest of the cast and crew, ultimately relations between them aren't irreparably bad.
  • The end of "Basic Intergluteal Numismatics" when the gang finds out Pierce died:
    Neil: (over the radio) Here's to Pierce Hawthorne. You were one hell of a D&D player.
  • Pierce's final messages to Troy, Britta, Annie & Shirley show that he truly did respect & care about them.
    Mr Stone: (to Britta) Did you know that you hate yourself more than you should, and that your passion inspired me?
    Mr Stone: (to Shirley) Did you know that you are not only a credit to your race and gender, but to our species and that I was intimidated by your strength of character and business acumen? note 
    Mr. Stone: (to Annie) Did you know that you were always my favorite?
    Mr. Stone: (to Troy) Did you know that you possess the greatest gift that life can give: the heart of a hero? And that it's up to you not to waste it like I did?
    • This fan tribute video to Pierce.
  • The ending of the "Floor is Lava" episode as Troy says goodbye to the group.
    Troy: (to Britta) You're the best, and I love you. (hugs her)
    Troy: (to Annie) I'm not [lucky]. I had a chance to be your friend in high school but I was too busy trying to be cool. Missed out on four more years of Annie. (hugs her)
    Troy: (to Jeff, shaking his hand) You're the coolest guy I know. Hope I make you proud.
    Troy: (to Shirley) You made a furniture fortress. You're the badass from our study group. (hugs her)
    Abed: By the way, when I cloned you, I had to patch some missing parts of your DNA with genes from a homing pigeon. You may notice side effects, like the compulsion to come back.
    Troy: (to Abed) Cool. Clone hug? (hugs him)
  • The resolution to Duncan's attempts to seduce Britta in "Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality". Namely, that he doesn't take advantage of her, actually gives her decent psychological advice while she's having an existential crisis, and manages to validate her existence.
    • The episode also has Britta helping Duncan to realize that he doesn't really have any true friends, and that, despite the fact that he's known Jeff longer than anyone else in the group, neither of them really act like friends all that often. It convinces Duncan to return to the bar and check in on Jeff, where they end up bonding over scotch. They also end up cutting their hands proving that they can whittle, something that they boast about the following morning to the rest of the Save Greendale committee.
      Duncan: (puts his hand on Jeff's shoulder) You're a good friend, and I don't say that often enough.
  • "Basic Story": The Dean accidentally hits the intercom, and decides to make the best of it by having a conversation with the entire student body... and they all answer, loud enough for him to hear in his office.
    Dean: So, how are all of you?
    Students: We're fine, Dean.
    Dean: Aw, I love you guys.
    Students: We love you too, Dean.
  • Abed not only being the only one to notice how upset Annie is over Jeff and Britta's engagement in "Basic Sandwich", but taking the time to comfort and encourage her (in a very Abed way), reminding her that Jeff and Britta's relationship is far from perfect, and subtly telling her that her own story does not rely on Jeff's eventually returning her feelings to make it complete:
    Abed: Annie, look, I don't know people, but I know TV. When characters feel like the show they're on is ending, their instinct is to spin off into something safer, in Jeff and Britta's case, something that would last six episodes and have a lot of bickering about tweezers and gluten, starring them and an equally W.A.S.P.-y brunette couple with a title like Better with My Worse Half or Awfully Wedded or Tying the Not, but "knot" is spelled without a "k", or #CouplePeopleProblems, and every episode [...] The point is, this show, Annie, it isn't just their show. This is our show, and it's not over. And the sooner we find that treasure, the faster the Jeff-Britta pilot falls apart.
  • In "Basic Sandwich" Jeff looks at each member of the Study Group, but finally gets the emotional charge needed to jumpstart the machine simply by looking at Annie and having their usual "Milady, "Milord" exchange in his mind.

     Season 6 
  • The series finale, "Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television", features several:
    • Elroy says that one of the reasons he decided to take a job with LinkedIn in California is because there's a high school flame of his there who recently became single. He wishes everyone in the group a great summer before departing.
    • Annie and Jeff reach a sort of closure with their series-long romantic tension. They admit to having feelings for each other while acknowledging that a relationship probably isn't in the cards for them. Annie tells Jeff to kiss her so that he doesn't regret it for the rest of his life, and they share a Big Damn Kiss.
    • Jeff shares one final sentiment about how much the group has changed his life for the better, and all of the main cast share a Group Hug.
    • Abed and Annie get dropped off at the airport by Jeff. He gives each of them a departing hug. As he and Abed are about to break away from each other, they share a Held Gaze before going back in for another hug. Annie looks on at them with a wistful smile.
    • The final scene of the main characters has Jeff walking into the bar, where the Dean, Frankie, and Chang are shown drinking and laughing together at a table. Jeff joins them and Britta, delighted to see Jeff, brings him a drink. The five of them clink glasses as the episode closes out.
      Britta: This is the show.
    • #AndAMovie
    • The end of Dan Harmon's voiceover rant that closes out the episode.
      "Life may pass by while we ignore and mistreat those close to us. Those close to us may be those watching. Those people may want to know I love them but I may be incapable of saying it. Contains pieces the size of a child's esophagus."
  • Yahoo Screen uploaded Dan Harmon's commentary to the entirety of season six. In every episode he closes out his message to the audience with "I love you."

  • Abed and Troy's entire relationship is one to be honest, especially how protective Troy is of Abed.
    • Even more so when you realise that maybe the reason he's so protective is that he's aware that if they'd known each other in high school, he would've been the one stuffing Abed into lockers.
      • Bouncing off of this, not only does Troy protect Abed, but he is able to completely see Abed's viewpoint and even tap into it a few times (such as in "Basic Human Anatomy," where they pretend to have switched bodies in order for Troy to avoid having to break up with Britta). Troy is the first, and possibly only, person to keep Abed grounded while also respecting and even engaging in it with him, making him the first person to truly understand Abed's feelings.
  • This one from Twitter, but Jeff sends a Tweetnote  to the entire study group:
    Jeff: A long time ago, I made a reservation for tonight. Steak dinner. Alone. But now I've changed my mind. Would you join me?
    • And then Annie's response.
      Annie: We were going to join you anyway, duh doi.
  • Meta-example: Stephen Tobolowsky's experiences filming Community.
  • Meta-example; in a roundtable interview with the female leads of the show and the head female writer during the 2011-2012 hiatus, towards the end when the show's uncertain future is being discussed Gillian Jacobs (Britta) becomes so heartfelt about how much working on the show and the friendships she's made while doing so have meant to her that she starts crying, and ends up needing to be consoled by her fellow actors. And then Alison Brie (Annie) joins in a few moments later.
    • In general, with a few exceptions the cast and crew of the show really seem to get along very well with each other, enjoy making the show enormously and particularly seem to enjoy engaging with their fans.
  • "Britta you're not the worst, you're the best!"
  • The cast reunited in May 2020 for a table read of the episode "Cooperative Polygraphy" for a benefit special for the COVID-19 frontliners, in addition to jumping in as guests for Ken and Joel's Darkest Timeline podcastnote . Among the returning cast was Donald Glover, his first appearance within the show's community since leaving. The video also reached over a million views in the first day alone, showing how beloved the show is.
    • Another notable moment of heartwarming was the fact that Gillian Jacobs actually kept the cylinder of sperm Britta received during the final act, proudly displaying it to the camera when Britta received it during the table read.


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