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The cast of 'Community'

The students and staff of Greendale Community College go for a little extra credit as NBC’s hit comedy pays tribute to some school-set comedies of yesteryear

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”The amount of time and effort that went into towel placement was near the amount of detail that Michelangelo put into the Sistine Chapel. But it was way better than re-creating the shower scene from School Ties.” —Joel McHale

The Breakfast Club

”Emilio looks like he was sitting. He’s not. He actually has his leg up on the table and he’s standing. I think that was his biggest trick. It was like, ‘Wow, how did he do that?’ We had to figure it out, using our wits.” —Donald Glover

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

”Oh, boy. It was a bit intimidating, because if you’ve seen Phoebe Cates rocking that red bikini — it’s a tough act to follow. It’s really an homage to her, and comparisons do not need to be drawn. She’s the winner. We can just leave it at that.” —Alison Brie

To see a photo that didn’t make the magazine, click here.