Community creator Dan Harmon is no longer running the NBC sitcom — but that doesn’t mean he’s stopped thinking about it. The ex-executive producer took to Reddit today for an AMA, or Ask Me Anything, with fans; unsurprisingly, most of the questions focused on the cult comedy he was fired from this spring.
Harmon gamely revealed his all-time favorite Community episode (season 2’s “Advanced Dungeons & Dragons”) and speculated about what might happen in the Harmon-less season 4 (expect Jeff to meet his dad). He also spent a lot of time carefully answering this query: “Who would win in a fist fight between all the cast?” Here’s Harmon’s exhaustive take:
I feel like Joel [McHale] would come out swinging and start winning right away, but he’d tire himself out chasing Gillian [Jacobs] and Donald [Glover] around the ring. Once Joel got to his exhaustion point, things would get bloody and ugly for a while, with Danny [Pudi] doing a lot of horrible things that nobody knew he could do — I just have that sense that Danny would suddenly bust out a crazy eyeball eating maneuver he learned in some class – but in the end, Yvette [Nicole Brown] would reveal that she had lined the whole room with explosives and she would emerge victorious. From the room. But Chevy [Chase] would be behind the door with a bat and take her out. Then he’d collapse because that’s a lot of bat swinging for a legend his age. So I guess Alison [Brie] would win because nobody would have felt good about punching her.
Congratulations, Alison Brie — you’re a warrior goddess as well as an expert rapper. Oh, and for good measure, here’s a hypothetical porn movie Harmon outlined when asked what Harmon-directed smut would look like:
A mysterious gas cloud of alien origin envelopes the Earth, turning all womens’ hair red. Like season 1 Scully red. The gas cloud also has a sterilization effect on all the men, except for one fat writer with a small wiener. Women, however, discover they are able to retain their fertility by dressing like it’s 1986, and the salvation of the species begins in a giant room lined with black fur.
Needs more paintball.