Description

Greendale's choir director (Taran Killam) asks the study group to fill in at the holiday pageant after the glee club is unable to attend

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these groups...

The Beatles

  • Dates: 1960 - 1995
  • Type: Group
This Group is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The Beatles and Paul McCartney are mentioned in the "Baby Boomin' Santa" song.
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Doctor Who

This Television Series is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
Inspector Spacetime is a parody of Doctor Who. Abed watches a DVD of the Inspector Spacetime Christmas Special.
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Glee

This Television Series is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The study group joins the Glee Club for the Christmas program. The Glee Club is a parody of the television series 'Glee'.
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Twin Peaks

This Television Series is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
Twin Peaks is mentioned in the "Baby Boomin' Santa" song.
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It refers to these people...

Bob Dylan

This Person is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
Troy does a Bob Dylan impersonation in the "Baby Boomin' Santa" song.
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Childish Gambino

This Person is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
Childish Gambino is the rapper stage name of Donald Glover (the actor who plays Troy). Technically there is no direct reference to him, but Troy does do a Christmas rap in this episode.
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Hanson

This Person is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The Glee Club director is referred to as "equal parts Hanson and Manson".
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Kings of Leon

This Person is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
After the Glee Club director, Mr. "Rad" admits to cutting the brake lines on the bus carrying last year's Glee Club, he shouts "Look! Kings of Leon!" as a distraction so he could run away.
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Paul McCartney

This Person is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The Beatles and Paul McCartney are mentioned in the "Baby Boomin' Santa" song.
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It refers to these movie series...

Betty Boop

This Movie Series is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
While wearing the sexy Santa outfit, Annie sings a song to Jeff in the style of Betty Boop.
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Hellraiser

This Movie Series is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
Jeff comments that nothing says holidays like decorating the 'Hellraiser'.
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It refers to these television episodes...

Community:
Season:  2  / Episode:  11 
Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas

This Television Episode is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The Glee Club director creates a model of his idea for the Christmas performance and uses the claymation characters from the previous year's Christmas episode.

Community:
Season:  2  / Episode:  21 
Paradigms of Human Memory

This Television Episode is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The study group recalls the time when they had to step up and fill in for the Greendale Community College Glee Club.

It plays these songs...

The First Noel
remixed by John Stainer

This Song is played in Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
Abed wanted to spend the holidays with his friends, but was disappointed when everyone had other plans. While watching a science fiction holiday special on TV, the study group arrived at Abed's apartment, singing this song to cheer him up.

It parodies these songs...

Tiny Dancer
performed by Elton John

  • Date:
  • Type: Song
This Song is parodied by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
The Glee Club does a Hip-Hop mashup of Elton John/Lil Jon, singing 'Tiny Dancer' in an Elton Lil Jon remix.

It refers to these songs...

Stayin' Alive
performed by Bee Gees

  • Date:
  • Type: Song
This Song is referred to by Regional Holiday Music part of Community Season 3
In the musical number, Baby Boomer Santa Claus, the group uses part of the song 'Stayin' Alive' in the lyrics in an attempt to convince Pearce to join the Glee Club.

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performed by Childish Gambino

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performed by Childish Gambino

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performed by Kings of Leon

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performed by Kings of Leon

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performed by Hanson

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Community Season 3

# Title Air Date
Community
3:1 Biology 101 Sep 22, 2011
3:2 Geography of Global Conflict Sep 29, 2011
3:3 Competitive Ecology Oct 6, 2011
3:4 Remedial Chaos Theory Oct 13, 2011
3:5 Horror Fiction in Seven Steps Oct 27, 2011
3:6 Advanced Gay Nov 3, 2011
3:7 Studies in Modern Movement Nov 10, 2011
3:8 Documentary Filmmaking: Redux Nov 17, 2011
3:9 Foosball and Nocturnal Vigilantism Dec 1, 2011
3:10 Regional Holiday Music Dec 8, 2011
3:11 Urban Matrimony and the Sandwich Arts Mar 15, 2012
3:12 Contemporary Impressionists Mar 22, 2012
3:13 Digital Exploration of Interior Design (Part 1) Mar 29, 2012
3:14 Pillows and Blankets (Part 2) Apr 5, 2012
3:15 Origins of Vampire Mythology Apr 12, 2012
3:16 Virtual Systems Analysis Apr 19, 2012
3:17 Basic Lupine Urology Apr 26, 2012
3:18 Course Listing Unavailable May 3, 2012
3:19 Curriculum Unavailable May 10, 2012
3:20 Digital Estate Planning May 17, 2012
3:21 The First Chang Dynasty May 17, 2012
3:22 Introduction to Finality May 17, 2012

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