January 2 seems far too long a time to wait for the Greendale Gang's 'Community' season 5 return, but NBC has been more than generous with the promotional goodies. In addition to the mountain of guest stars joining the cult NBC comedy for the season, check out the first footage of the gang's 2014 return in our new 'Community' season 5 teaser!

Jeff definitely seems to be in teacher mode for the brief spot, wearing a suit as the remaining members of the study group chant for their return to Greendale. Even Chang pops up to say hello, though whether or not we'll hear from his maniacal alliance with City College again remains to be seen. Frankly, we'd much prefer the "back to basics" approach this time around.

In addition to ‘Arrested Development‘ star David Cross‘ guest turn as the onscreen son of Jonathan Banks, ‘Community’ season 5 will also see ‘Arrested’ creator Mitch Hurwitz guesting as a popular Greendale student, ‘Breaking Bad’ creator Vince Gilligan as “a smooth-talking gold digger,” Nathan Fillion guest starring as a mysterious janitor, 'Justified''s Walton Goggins as a private investigator, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim as associates of Dean Pelton, along with returns from Brie Larson, LeVar Burton, Rob Corddry and John Oliver’s Professor Duncan.

Season 5 will also see our final 5 episodes with Donald Glover, but why wait to start the celebration? Check out the first footage of 'Community' season 5 above, and give us your predictions for the January 2 premiere!

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