When everyone learns about Greendale's first dean, they embark on a mission to find his old computer lab; Subway enlists Chang to spy on the group as part of its plan to take over the school.
Subway makes plans to turn Greendale into Subway University; Jeff considers an employment offer; Dean Pelton tells Annie and Abed about the school's first dean.
The gang gets animated in the vein of "G.I. Joe."
When Professor Hickey reveals that his estranged son (David Cross) has a baby, the gang decides to help them reunite through a game of Dungeons & Dragons.
Jeff, Shirley and Hickey's discovery of a hidden stash of textbooks causes power shifts within the group; Abed and Annie play a VCR game to decide who gets to choose their new roommate.
Dean Pelton lets two designers test their new social networking application at Greendale, leading to a war among the students; Professor Hickey decides to go underground until the battle ends.
Jeff helps Duncan romance Britta; Britta runs into some old anarchist friends and discovers they've moved on; Abed accidentally destroys some of Hickey's drawings; Chang has a supernatural experience.
As Annie prepares the cafeteria for the midterm dance, she and professor Hickey must deal with the head custodian, the head of IT and the head of parking.
Abed plans an epic going-away party as Troy prepares to leave Greendale; a fun game transforms into a high-stakes competition.
A team of investigators has the study group take lie detector tests before they can be considered for distributions from Pierce's will.
Dean Pelton initiates an investigation into an anonymous bandit; Jeff is suspicious when someone makes a confession.
Professor Hickey helps Jeff settle into his new job at Greendale; Abed convinces the study group to take a class focused on Nicolas Cage.
Jeff returns to Greendale to help his former law partner gather evidence for a lawsuit; thinking Jeff is planning to help save the school, Dean Pelton calls the study group back together.