23 Sep. 2010Anthropology 101
Jeff and Britta engage in a dangerous game of relationship one-upsmanship in response to Britta's embarrassing moment at the end of the previous school year, which could cause the entire study group to fall apart.
30 Sep. 2010Accounting for Lawyers
Jeff blows off the study group and their break-dancing competition to hang out with his old co-workers at the law firm, but Annie tries to prove that one of them is the person who turned him in and got him fired.
7 Oct. 2010The Psychology of Letting Go
Pierce's religion convinces him that the spirit of his dead mother is captured in a cheap lava lamp, Jeff has a crisis of faith when he learns he has high cholesterol, and Britta and Annie try to raise money for the oil spill.
14 Oct. 2010Basic Rocket Science
Everyone in the study group except Abed is stuck in a crude 1980s space simulator as it is towed off campus, and Abed leads the team given the difficult assignment of bringing them home.
21 Oct. 2010Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples
Shirley asks Abed to make a film about Jesus, but he quickly angers Shirley by turning it into a self-indulgent mess. Meanwhile, Pierce begins blowing off the study group to hang out with the "hipsters."
28 Oct. 2010Epidemiology
The study group is left to fend for themselves by Dean Pelton during a rabies outbreak due to tainted food at Greendale's Halloween party.
4 Nov. 2010Aerodynamics of Gender
Britta, Annie and Shirley discover that Abed is skilled at insulting the mean girls, so they use him to their advantage. Meanwhile, Troy and Jeff find a secret garden with a trampoline, which they use for relaxation.
11 Nov. 2010Cooperative Calligraphy
Chaos and mistrust tear the study group apart as they try to figure out who stole Annie's pen, causing them to miss the Greendale Puppy Parade.
18 Nov. 2010Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design
Dean Pelton tries to bust Jeff for a phony night school credit, which only unveils a series of conspiracies, plots, and double-crosses between Jeff, Annie, and the dean.
2 Dec. 2010Mixology Certification
The study group takes Troy out to a bar to celebrate his 21st birthday. While there, Annie assumes a new identity, Abed is propositioned by a man, one of Shirley's secrets is discovered, and Britta and Jeff fight over the "cool" bars.
9 Dec. 2010Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas
When Abed wakes up to discover that everything is in stop motion animation, Professor Duncan and the study group help him try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
20 Jan. 2011Asian Population Studies
Annie lobbies for her new crush, who is also Jeff's rival, to join the study group, but a jealous Jeff counters with Chang. Meanwhile, Shirley announces that she's pregnant, but she doesn't know that it could be Chang's.
27 Jan. 2011Celebrity Pharmacology 212
Pierce bribes Annie into getting him a bigger role in her anti-drug play, Jeff gets in trouble when he sends a lewd text message from Britta's phone, and Shirley rejects Chang's attempts to be friendly to her.
3 Feb. 2011Advanced Dungeons & Dragons
The study group plays Dungeons & Dragons with another classmate to improve his spirits, but Pierce's jealousies cause their good intentions to backfire.
10 Feb. 2011Early 21st Century Romanticism
Jeff hangs out with Professor Duncan after a fight with the study group, but Chang tags along and starts a party. Meanwhile, Abed and Troy fight for a librarian's affection, and Britta goes to a dance with a girl she thinks is a lesbian.
17 Feb. 2011Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking
Pierce pretends to be dying so that he can bequeath a series of cryptic and sometimes mean-spirited gifts to his study partners, and Abed decides to shoot a documentary film of the situation.
24 Feb. 2011Intro to Political Science
Anticipating a visit from the vice president, dean Pelton holds an election for student body president. An idealistic Annie decides to run, but Jeff decides to run against her to spite her and show how stupid politics can be.
17 Mar. 2011Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy
Jeff uses Shirley's parental rights waiver against Chang as a way to get Chang out of the apartment, while Britta is afraid to tell Abed and Troy that their new friend is a war criminal.
24 Mar. 2011Critical Film Studies
Jeff's "Pulp Fiction"-themed surprise party for Abed is spoiled when Abed tells him over dinner that he's done with pop culture. But is this confession actually just part of another movie homage?
14 Apr. 2011Competitive Wine Tasting
When a beautiful woman rejects him in favor of Pierce, Jeff is convinced she must have ulterior motives. Meanwhile, Troy invents a painful childhood memory in order to attract Britta, and Abed feuds with his professor over "Who's the Boss?"
21 Apr. 2011Paradigms of Human Memory
As the study group gathers to assemble their 20th and final Anthropology diorama of the year, they begin reminiscing about their favorite times together - including a trip they made to a western ghost town, a last minute glee club performance and the array of costumes that Dean Pelton has managed to wear over the year. Meanwhile, Troy's pet monkey returns, only to disappear back into the school's ventilation system.
28 Apr. 2011Applied Anthropology and Culinary Arts
When the Anthropology class assembles for their final exam, Shirley notices a twinge, which quickly escalates into full-blown labor. As Jeff and Britta argue about how best to help, Chang is anxious to claim this "early" labor as clear evidence that it's a "Chang Baby!" Meanwhile, Greendale is hosting a World Food Festival in the parking lot and a riot ensues - Dean Pelton is caught in the crossfire.
5 May 2011A Fistful of Paintballs
In a "spaghetti western" parody, Pierce tries to get revenge on the rest of the study group during this year's paintball tournament.