'Community' Cast Releases Special Message for Fans (VIDEO)

The cast of 'Community' (NBC)

Community fans haven't had much to smile about lately, what with NBC's decision to delay the premiere of the comedy's fourth season. But the cast is trying to turn those frowns upside down.

On Friday morning, Joel McHale, Alison Brie, Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs, Donald Glover, Yvette Nicole Brown, Chevy Chase, Jim Rash, and Ken Jeong released a special video for fans that attempts to explain why Community's premiere was pushed back from its original Oct. 19 air date. In his tweet about the video, McHale wrote, "Here you are #Community fans. We love you. Happy Oct. 19th ... let's get #sixseasonsandamovie trending solar system wide!"

Press play to watch this hilarious video of Troy and Abed in the Morning solving the mystery of why Community isn't back on the air yet. Bonus points to whoever came up with the joke about the recently departed Animal Practice, which features the same monkey that plays "Annie's Boobs" on Community. Well played, kids.

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