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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/ 4/2011

Lunch Break

By Dylan Matthews

Ezra previewed the Dungeons & Dragons episode of Community earlier this week. It aired last night and was hysterical and, in typical Community fashion, oddly poignant. Here's a highlight:

Watch the whole thing here.

Dylan Matthews is a student at Harvard and a researcher at The Washington Post.

By Dylan Matthews  | February 4, 2011; 12:35 PM ET
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The game play in Community wasn't so realistic - understandable since they needed to write a story that flowed. Freaks and Geeks, way back when, did a really good job of showing what playing D&D is actually like:


Posted by: chrisgaun | February 4, 2011 1:26 PM | Report abuse

That show is really very good. I harumphed when it came on Thursdays, a night where all my favorite shows come on, but it won me over. The writing is excellent, self-aware, and the humor always goes a little deeper than you expect.

It's beginning to take over the place in my heart that has, till now, been reserved for 30 Rock, since I'm starting to see that show decline some.

Posted by: KBfromNC | February 4, 2011 4:21 PM | Report abuse

The British IT Crowd has an excellent D&D episode -

Posted by: amorsenh | February 6, 2011 10:25 PM | Report abuse

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