Gratuitous Search Term Bait of the Day: Dungeons & Pegasuses

Today’s search term is “snl pegasus mural,” which means that someone was looking for this middling, often painful, somewhat baffling Saturday Night Live sketch:

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But it’s not our job to just give you what you asked for.  No, our job is give you what you didn’t even know you wanted.  To show you something better.  To light up the path towards brilliance.  And with that in mind here’s a far superior Pegasus-related clip from last night’s phenomenal Dungeons & Dragons-themed Community:

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From the first ten seconds of this episode you could tell it was going to be special, and it was just another example, in what has become a long line of examples, of how Community is totally redefining what it means to be a television comedy.  The way they play with genre while still keeping the characters consistent is a marvel, their ability to reinvent themselves without sacrificing the greater story arcs truly remarkable.  Basically, they’ve gone ahead and blown up our conception of a network sitcom, truly breaking new ground, blazing a trail.  Freeing Draconis and shining a light on brilliance.

Perhaps there hasn’t been a show that has mixed this much deft comedy with as much genuine heart since Freaks and Geeks.  Which is why we would be remiss not to bring you that one of a kind show’s own Dungeons & Dragons-centric moments.  In many ways, these stories are two sides of the same coin:

Now if we could only see a showdown between Carlos the Dwarf and Hector the Well-Endowed.

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