*edited* because I made a list, then forgot to say what the list was of. Oops.
5 ways in which Community and Adventure Time are very similar:
1. Fairly generic starting premise
Mix of students attend college:
Boy and animal go on adventures:
2. Self-conscious play with genres
3. A large cast of tertiary characters
4. Constant stream of pop culture references and non-sequitors
Shirley: I've seen enough episodes of Friends to know that co-habitation leads to sex, drugs, and something Parade magazine calls "Schwimmer fatigue."
Evil Abed: You're VH1, Robocop 2 and Back to the Future 3. You're the center slice of a square cheese pizza. Actually, that sounds delicious. I'm the center slice of a square cheese pizza. You're Jim Belushi.
Troy: Me and Abed have an agreement. If one of us dies, we stage it to look like a suicide caused by the unjust cancellation of Firefly. We're gonna get that show back on the air buddy!
And what we're all here for:
5. Extreme male bonding
And of course:
And what have we learned from this? Well, I could have written a few paragraphs on why the shows were similar, and spent have the time for a result twice as professional and half the effort. It is hard to make pictures look effortless and good, even when you aren't using pictures you made yourself.
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