May 22 2012
As I mentioned earlier, Dan Harmon, creator and head writer of Community, was fired. There is no way that this show will ever be the same again. Hiring a couple of outside show-runners is a bad idea in itself – but with a show that Dan was so closely invested in and hands-on with. Pretty much showicide.
There are a couple of points of view to this that I’m going to toss out into the ether:
The cast (and remaining crew) have been phenomenal and as service to them, we keep watching it. I cannot think of a cast that is so proactive across social media more than these. They don’t just love Community and love being in the show – it is a (healthy) facet of their identity. More