The group has to go on the offensive against a claim that Greendale graduated a dog; Abed creates an attack ad discounting the dog; Britta, after pooping her pants, connects with Elroy over the band “Natalie is Freezing;” Chang shoots a single person porn.
The Dean purchases a VR system for Greendale that could bankrupt the school, forcing Jeff to find the creator, Elroy Patashnik, to save them. After moving in with Annie and Abed, Britta finds out her parents have been paying her debts to her friends. Chang gets bitten by a cat.
Francesca “Frankie” Dart is hired as CFO of Greendale after a roof collapses from 40 years of Frisbees. Tasked with fiscal responsibility, Frankie suggests cutting unnecessary classes such as “Ladders” amongst other changes, and Abed helps Frankie. Struggling to keep Shirley’s Sandwiches afloat, Britta, Annie, Jeff and Abed turn it into a speakeasy after Frankie bans alcohol on campus.
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.