(NBC NEWS) -- Class is back in session tonight as NBC's campus comedy "Community" returns.
The show has been a hit with critics the past three seasons and has one of TV's most fervent core of followers.
Now, with some behind the scenes changes, "Community" is gunning for for an even bigger audience.
Dan Harmon, the show's creator, was fired last spring and the show's return was delayed from October.
Yet through it all, the lunacy prevailed.
Malcolm McDowell guest stars in tonight's season premiere, which features a "Hunger Games"-like