Dan Harmon is the creative force behind Community, and he uses a modified Hero’s Journey to structure all of his episodes. I originally found a great article about his process through Screencraft, but the original interview is from Wired. I’ve included both links below, as both articles are worth reading. (The Screencraft version gets more into the comparison with Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, with a great infographic.) 

The one from Wired:

How Dan Harmon Drives Himself Crazy Making Community by Brian Raftery

and the one from Screencraft:

How Screenwriters Can Use Dan Harmon’s “Circle Theory of Story” by Ken Miyamoto

Image courtesy of Pixabay and creator Pexels, thank you!

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