A Fired Week in Comedy

- Dan Harmon will no longer be involved Community and we looked at what that means.

- Christopher Guest is working on a television show.

- Charlie Kaufman is creating an HBO show for Catherine Keener to star in.

- Zach Galifianakis is set to star in a film adaptation of Confederacy of Dunces.

- Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron had a Twitter battle on a plane.

- We made the case that either 30 Rock, Parks & Recreation, Happy Endings, Portlandia, or Community  was the best comedy of the 2011-2012 TV season.

- We asked you to make the final decision of what was best comedy of the 2011-2012 TV season.

- We determined the best of SNL Season 37.

- We broke down the contributions of each SNL cast member.

- We got inside the inside jokes of this past television season.

- We looked at the slow death of the traditional television season.

- We argued that How I Met Your Mother’s “Ducky Tie” was the best sitcom episode of the season.

- We ran through the best new comedies of the 2011-2012 TV season.

- We reviewed The Lowbrow Reader Reader.

- We dove deep into Canadian comedy by watching Comedy Gold.

- We heard the tales from the Late Night with Conan O’Brien writer’s room.

- We ranked the fall’s new comedies based on their trailers.

- We found the lost projects of Dan Harmon.

- We determined how realistic our sitcom workplaces were.

- We crossed the river styx with Ryan Seacrest.

- We Follow Fridayed @DamienFahey.

- We wrote an open letter to Jay Leno about video stealing.

- We covered the web series “Your Dad’s Friends”.

- We cautioned against comedy sequels.

And… now the top five comedy videos of the week:

BriTANicK - “Boys Night In”

Captain Hippo - “Serial Killer Plates”

Very Mary-Kate - “Very Maggie Smith: The Case of the Cracked Teacup”

Basketball Dicks

Thomas Middleditch and Rafferty Funksmith - “My Girl’s Got A Cool Haircut”

A Fired Week in Comedy