People think that there's a shelf life to the fact that it's community college, but the show's not called Community College, and I was urged to call it Community College. They did testing and uh, they said the word community is not, it's never gonna trend on Twitter and it's never...people aren't going to remember it. It means nothing, it's like calling your show "The". And I said it's also like calling it Cheers, y'know, it'll get there. And if it doesn't, what are we doing, but more importantly what if we last beyond four years, are they all going to grow beards and start teaching each other? Wouldn't it be nice, four years from now to have no ... the word blackboard isn't in the title, because you never know ... and I've been demonstrating, y'know with increasing frequency, sort of strategically, that although the show exists there and is currently dancing around that tree, it's the dance that you're watching and the characters that are alive and stuff. We have very much so done entire episodes where they never, they're not even on campus. I very purposely, like, first season, the camera never left the campus, because I thought that if we got a second season, that instead of trying to come up with a way to make things better, why not constrict yourself and simplify your world. Create a little Milwaukee for the first season, and then the illusion will be, that if you just stop doing that in the second season, people will scratch their heads and go "How did the show get so much bigger and better?" and the answer is "Oh we stopped wearing that collar that we purposely staked ourselves to."
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