‘Community’: Troy and Abed’s Funniest Moments Prove They’re One of TV’s Greatest Comedy Duos

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Now that Community is on Netflix, followers are getting an opportunity to relive Troy Barnes (Donald Glover) and Abed Nadir’s (Danny Pudi) notorious rap classes and sidesplitting hijinks. To show they’re one in every of TV’s biggest comedy duos, listed below are a few of Troy and Abed’s funniest moments,

Donald Glover and Danny Pudi in 'Community'
Donald Glover and Danny Pudi in ‘Community’ | Lewis Jacobs/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank

Troy and Abed’s “La Biblioteca” Rap

Troy and Abed’s examine session Spanish rap is one in every of Community’s funniest scenes. It seems on the finish of Season 1, Episode 2, “Spanish 101.”

As the duo sits in the classroom pouring over their Spanish books, they start to rap utilizing the essential Spanish phrases and phrases they’ve discovered. 

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“Troy and Abed In The Morning”

With scenes showing all through the primary 5 seasons of Community, Troy and Abed’s faux morning present is among the duo’s funniest operating gags. In clips of “Troy and Abed in the Morning,” they flip into typical morning present hosts and interview their fellow college students.

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But more often than not, Troy and Abed’s friends are confused and do not know why they’re there. But true to their charming fashion, they at all times keep dedicated to the bit.

If Troy had been a donut

In Season 1, Episode 7, “Introduction to Statistics” the examine group celebrates Halloween. With Troy dressed up as Eddie Murphy and Abed dressed as Batman, the 2 associates talk about the vital issues in life in raspy Christian Bale-style Batman voices. 

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The large query: What would they do in the event that they awakened in the future as meals? “That’s one of my biggest fears. If I ever woke up as a donut,” says Troy. “You would eat yourself?” asks Abed, to which Troy admits, “I wouldn’t even question it.”

5. Troy and Abed’s “Christmas Infiltration” Rap

On Community, Season 3, Episode 10, “Religious Holiday Music,” Abed convinces Troy (a Jehovah’s witness) to take part within the Christmas present by pretending to love the vacation and destroying it from inside. This results in their hilarious rap tune, “Christmas Infiltration.”

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In the music video-style clip, the duo raps about ambushing Santa, being on the spectrum, and pretending to love Christmas to avoid wasting their associates.

“Anthropology Rap” with Betty White

Betty White visitor stars as Professor June Bauer on the premiere episode of Season 2, “Anthropology 101.” At the tip of the episode, she sits in between Troy and Abed as they examine. 

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When the 2 start beatboxing and rapping about mammals and people, the professor jumps in with lovable quips. Their rap turns right into a rendition of Toto’s “Africa,” with White enthusiastically singing the hook.

Troy and Abed as Bert and Ernie on Season 1 of ‘Community’

Most of Troy and Abed’s funniest moments come through the finish tags of Community episodes. In the ultimate scene of “Physical Education,” the pair clothes up as Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie.

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Using solely his one puppet arm, Troy returns a e-book to Abed and realizes it’s the identical empty e-book he has. Then, after they end shoving cookies into their mouths, Troy breaks character and realizes he’s lacking his cousin’s funeral.

The operating ‘Kickpuncher’ gag

Troy and Abed are enormous followers of a film known as Kickpuncher. At the tip of Season 1, Episode 15, “Romantic Expressionism,” they cosplay as Kickpuncher characters with home made costumes. 

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Abed turns their cosplay right into a movie-style homage. Troy performs the hero, Kickpuncher, whereas Abed takes on the roles of the villain Punchkicker, his two goons, and the damsel in misery.

“Oh Christmas Troy” on the ‘Community’ Season 1 vacation episode

At the tip of Season 1, Episode 12, “Cooperative Religion,” Abed and Troy deck the halls by trimming Troy as a substitute of a tree. While Abed hangs ornaments on Troy, he sings “Oh Christmas Troy.”

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Eventually, Jeff (Joel McHale) joins in to cowl Troy in tinsel. And the three proceed to sing their hilarious Christmas jingle. 

Abed’s Cartoon Tunnel

In Season 2, Episode 2, “Accounting for Lawyers,” Abed pranks Troy with a cartoon tunnel on campus. As Troy walks by, Abed pretends that his cartoon self is speaking to Troy and tips him into pondering he made it by means of to the cartoon world.

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Abed describes how fantastic the cartoon world is, and tells Troy that he can cross over if he simply believes. Just as Troy sweetly closes his eyes and begins to move towards the tunnel, Abed stops him and tells him it’s not actual.  

Troy and Abed’s New Apartment

When Troy and Abed transfer in collectively in Season 3, Episode 4, “Remedial Chaos Theory,” they invite their associates over for a cocktail party. To mimic correct etiquette, they flip to an outdated e-book on the way to be the right celebration hosts. 

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As a result, the brand new roommates dons blazers and ascots, showcase their enormous ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ prop, and overzealously attempt to persuade their associates to play a spherical of Yahtzee.    

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