‘It wasn’t funny enough for me’: The Society star didn’t like anyone on set

Chevy Chase doesn’t mince words. The 79-year-old actor recently reflected on his experience on Community , which he left after four seasons due to disagreements with creator Dan Harmon. And those who refused to play the role of Forrest Gump, do not go on the back of a spoon!

“Honestly, I felt like ultimately the show wasn’t funny enough for me.”mutters the American on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. “Everyone had their share and I thought they were all good. But for me it wasn’t impactful enough.”

For the first four seasons of Community (and appearing at the beginning of Season 5), Chevy Chase played Pierce Hawthorne, a retired tycoon who enrolls at Greendale College for fun and popularity. An eccentric character with often very questionable comments, whose evolution during the NBC show was a source of friction between his interpreter and Dan Harmon.

When asked, back on the WTF podcast, to get back to this rather specific character, Chevy Chase gives a pretty amazing answer. Obviously, we sense between the lines that the man who was one of the regulars on SNL doesn’t really hold the cast of Community in his heart…

“I didn’t care about the character I was playing. I just felt that it was… I felt happiest when I was alone.”– says Chevy Chase. “I just didn’t want to be with this group, be around these people every day. It was too much.” Atmosphere…

The sitcom Community , soon to get a feature film with the original cast returning, follows the daily lives of a group of students who learn more about themselves than they do on the Greendale campus. on the courses they are taking. . The show, which consists of six seasons that originally ran from 2009 to 2015, is now available in its entirety on Netflix.

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