ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Intro to Reviewing: Community Episode Wedding Videography

Updated on May 26, 2015

Pre Column Community Quiz!

view quiz statistics

Class is in session kids! Welcome back to Intro to Reviewing, the Community review that has been moved to a nicer, fancier classroom. Kind of like how Community bolted NBC for the warm embrace of Yahoo! Today, we'll be taking a look at the newest episode, "Wedding Videography", or at it'll come to be known in the years to come, Garrett's Wedding. That's right guys, Garrett got married! What kind of woman would do such a thing? How would the study group react? I'm really just trying to stretch this bad boy out now. ON WITH THE SHOW!

Intro to Reviewing: Wedding Videography


So I already spoiled the set up, but who cares; Garrett's getting married! Yes, everyone's favorite model UN moderator (CRISIS ALERT!) who has been saved numerous times is getting hitched after shockingly popping the question in the middle of Jeff Winger's class. Naturally, the study group is going to attend such a high profile event and naturally (and also because Garrett asked him to film his proposal), Abed will be filming the whole thing, much like he filmed Pierce's "near death" experience ("Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking)" and the Dean's Apocalypse Now turn while filming a commercial ("Documentary Filmmaking: Redux"). What could possibly go wrong? You know, besides everything.

Best Line

"My name is Elroy Patashnic, and from 2006 to 2009 I was addicted to encouraging white people". Elroy, majestically describing his fatal flaw right before he goes right back to doing it at Garrett's wedding. Stop it Keith David. Last week you gave us "I have a stinky", now you come back with this? You and Angelico need to cool it on the awesomeness. The rest of us are looking bad!

Best Moment

Ugh, so many great moments to choose from in this episode! Seriously, if you haven't noticed, this is going to be the king of the hill of episodes I've reviewed thus far. I think it might even be better than the previous two documentary entries (no, we don't count the other episode that happened in the gas leak year. If you do, please head to the Greendale clinic for help). And one of those was an Apocalypse Now homage! The poor Dean is going to have another meltdown ala Martin Sheen when he here's of this!

Still only in Saigon? Still only in Saigon? Still only in Saigon.
Still only in Saigon? Still only in Saigon? Still only in Saigon.

Man, I was getting off topic there. Anyways, this has to be the toast right? I know, I just said this episode was loaded with hilarity, but let's be real; you aren't topping the toast. You just knew that thing was going to go wrong. The study group had worked so hard to get back into the good gracious of Garrett's family at the reception. Jeff Winger, the most capable of making the toast, was making the toast. There'd been no drama at the wedding aside from Garrett's drunk, very similar looking brother making a scene. When things are going that well at a TV wedding, you might as well just cover everyone in red flags. That I knew the ensuing chaos was coming and still laughed as hard as I had been throughout the entire episode is telling at how well everyone executed. It's also inspired me to never make a toast at someone's wedding. Beware the toast!


Annie, although Britta nearly takes the award for nearly overdosing on her Britta'ness in glorious fashion. Our favorite peppy overachiever may not have had the standout moment of the episode, but she was killer. How about that scene where her and Abed film her "missing lover footage"? How has no one thought to make fun of those scenes before this?! I would've given anything to see Nicholas Sparks' reaction to Annie doing a funnier, sexier version of the scene he's failed to write 15,000 times (I bet he laughed his ass off. Nicholas Sparks is a self aware guy I bet). That scene alone would've given Annie consideration, but then she had to go and read off the list of names her inner dragon might have. The names are as follows; Princess Firebreath, Sir Pent, Dr. Rachel Spinetail, Holly Hotbreath (immediately crossed out), Jimmy Tallon, Christian Scale, Carson Scaly, Jude Claw, Arianna Puffington. That's enough to make Annie the Steph Curry of this episode. All hail the MVP!


This Week's Former Study Group Member I Missed the Most

Finally knocking Troy out of his throne is Shirley. I know, Troy or Pierce would've been great for a laugh here, but a wedding is the kind of thing made for Shirley. Two people joining together in holy matrimony? Shirley thing. An occasion that calls for numerous baked goods to be made in order to buy happiness? Shirley thing. The best candidate to ride in on the white horse and save the day after Jeff blew the toast? Shirley, Shirley, Shirley. Our favorite mother hen turned assistant to Steve Webber definitely would've owned this episode. To be fair though, I must say that I didn't really miss any of the former members while watching this one. Which is in some ways sad, and in other ways a great thing for Community's continued success.


I've been saying for weeks that Community's sixth season has turned the corner following the episode "Advanced Safety Features". "Wedding Videography" represents the peak. It's even better than last week's "Modern Espionage", an episode I thought would be the strongest to close out the season. Every character has a great comedic moment (including the writing staff in yet another amazing end tag. Season six will forever be the year of the end tag I feel), there's actually some heartfelt, albeit semi disturbing, moments towards the end, and it manages to top the three previous episodes that used the documentary format. This is an easy A+ for me, and the best episode of the season thus far. Now let's see if Community can top itself in the final week. Will this be the last one?! Will there be a movie?! Will I contain my emotions? I need a moment or two alone.

There you have it guys. Class is dismissed. I'll be back with more Community later this week, and I'll be back with something else later today. What will it be? Find out. Till then, allow the great DUCHVONY to play you off into the day.

Please change disks to continue...

What grade do you give Wedding Videography?

See results


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)