'Community' exclusive: Twittersode to precede season premiere

Community-castImage Credit: Mitchell Haaseth/NBCRemember when we said that the Thursday at 8 p.m. timeslot war would be fun to watch play out on Twitter? That was before we even knew about this. NBC’s Community will debut a “Twittersode” just prior to the comedy’s Sept. 23 return. Over the course of 80 tweets (starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT Thursday), the characters will communicate back and forth in what’s described as a “prequel” scene to their return to Greendale Community College as sophomores. They’ll make arrangements for their first meet-up of the year, as well as preparations for their first class, Anthropology 101 (taught by guest star Betty White). You can watch the Twittersode unfold on http://www.NBC.COM/CommunityTwittersode, or, of course, in your Twitter feed, if you follow the individual characters. (Here’s that excuse you’ve been needing to check out @AnniesB00bs. Full list of the characters’ official Twitter accounts below.)

What do you think? Is this a great way to get #NBCCommunity to trend on premiere night (clever tweets should yield some RTs and replies)? Or does your love for these characters know some boundaries (like 140-characters or less)?

http://twitter.com/annieedisonGCC
http://twitter.com/jeffwingeratlaw
http://twitter.com/abedstweets
http://twitter.com/troytbone09
http://twitter.com/brittafeed
http://twitter.com/shirley_GCC
http://twitter.com/hawthornewipes
http://twitter.com/alexosbourneGCC
http://twitter.com/greendaledean
http://twitter.com/senorchang_gcc
http://twitter.com/oldwhitemansays
http://twitter.com/anniesB00Bs

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  • Gravity

    This is the most creative sitcom on TV.

  • Laura

    And I thought I couldn’t love them MORE today, with the DVD/soundtrack having come out. Then they go and do this?! I’m ready to go and following all of them!

  • chellyconnexion

    I love Community but this is going to make some fans even more delusional. I could see someone really thinking that these characters are real.lol!

  • erin

    I love Community, but nothing could make me go on Twitter. So retarded.

    • Andrew M

      How is it retarded? Are you one Facebook?

    • Dave

      I’m with erin. Love Community, but hate Twitter.

    • Penny

      I also hate Twitter. I love my Facebook but Twitter just never caught with me or my friends. Sorry Twitter fans.

    • Brooke

      I don’t really understand the Twitter hate. Could someone explain why Twitter’s so hated?

      • Kleg

        Brooke– It’s the old people who fear technology that hate Twitter

    • miVi3k

      Personally I’m a regular Twitter user but understand how some people, regardless of age, seem to hate it.

      Looks like there’s probably going to be a Twitter feed on their site so you don’t have to log on to Twitter to see it

  • kim in kentucky

    thank goodness we can watch it on-line without having to becoming twitterfied

  • Tom

    watch it play out here:

    http://twitter.com/tebu810e/community

  • Veruca

    Or here (more thorough, some aren’t on that list): http://twitter.com/#/list/iamverucasalt/community

  • G

    God, I love you Community. How fantastic can they get?

  • larry

    Well Sara, what did you expect. I mean he was 11 years older than you and you met him in the miltary. Wait, I’m getting my spam messages mixed up.

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