As the Greendale study group gathers in the library, they wonder whether they will see their old friend Pierce, who left the study group in a huff after last spring's paintball game. Jeff quickly butts heads with their new biology teacher Professor Kane and is kicked out of class - leading to a crisis within the group about whether they will all stay together. Dean Pelton is feeling empowered after a summer at "Dean Camp" but finds a new nemesis in Vice Dean Laybourne, dean of the highly regarded Air Conditioning Repair Annex at Greendale. Written by
Did You Know?
At the beginning, the Dean says, "This is the kind of National Lampoonery that is coming to an end this year!" This is an allusion to Chevy Chase who is widely known for being in several of the National Lampoon's movies. See more
During the cold open, when Britta stands up to walk out of the room you can see her mic-pack showing in the back of her pants. See more
We're really doing this without Pierce? It's so sad.
Yeah, we have parted ways with our closest, oldest, craziest, most racist, oldest, elderly crazy friend. And he's not coming back.
References Run Lola Run
Greendale is Where I Belong
Performed by Ludwig Göransson See more