Gilbert Lawson served as Cornelius Hawthorne's personal assistant for more than 30 years. Of course, he was already a very well known star prior to his role on the show thanks to the films such as National … Community (2009–2014) Starting in 2009, Chase returned to NBC in the sitcom Community, as aging moist-towelette tycoon Pierce Hawthorne. The series also starred Joel McHale, Alison Brie, Gillian Jacobs, Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Pudi and Donald Glover. The study group goes with him for moral support and must all pitch in to play the video game of their life on Pierce's behalf – or risk losing his inheritance. Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon.The series ran for 110 episodes over six seasons, with its first five seasons airing on NBC from September 17, 2009, to April 17, 2014, and its final season airing on Yahoo! Set at a community college in the fictional Colorado town of Greendale, the series stars an … He explains that they are to compete in a video game for the inheritance that was left for Pierce. Chevy Chase. Directed by Ken Whittingham. The beloved and critically acclaimed sitcom Community, created by Dan Harmon, is widely considered one of the best TV shows in the history of television.Starring Joel McHale as the quick-witted ex-lawyer Jeff Winger; Gillian Jacobs as the self-proclaimed social activist Britta Perry; Danny Pudi as the pop-culture-obsessed nerd Abed Nadir; Donald Glover as the nerdy … Pierce Hawthorne may have been an occasionally annoying, boring, and offensive character, but he was also a key cog in the Community machinery whose sageness was often undercut but occasionally well-used, and his impact will … It's Family Day at Greendale. Britta gets in trouble with Troy's Nana, and Shirley's kids cause problems for Abed's father. Pierce tries to build a relationship with his stepdaughter, but she has eyes for Jeff instead. Community's comedy relied on the humor of its often abrasive interpersonal connections, but it's a surprise to nobody that Chevy Chase's arrogant, almost sociopathic millionaire Pierce Hawthorne became the place where the rubber hit the road.Chase's history of being difficult is a given, but tensions on the set meant he departed in the middle of its fourth … Alter-Pierce is Abed's version of Pierce in his "Happy Place" sitcom fantasy. Chevy Chase is not often seen in sitcom,s but thanks to the show’s writing and Dan Harmon’s love for the iconic actor, he was persuaded to take the role of Pierce Hawthorne on Community. His many admirers at school included his fellow classmate Annie Edison who would later join him at Greendale and eventually become his roommate. He has a different physical appearance but retains the original Pierce's antagonistic personality. Pierce is summoned to Hawthorne Enterprises to discuss his inheritance with his deceased father's former right-hand man, Gilbert Lawson (Giancarlo Esposito). With Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown. 9. Troy is also awarded Pierce's share of Hawthorne Wipes valued at 14 million dollars. Troy Barnes is a graduate from both Riverside High School and Greendale Community College.He is hinted to be gay. After Cornelius's death, Gilbert was made executor of his estate and invited Pierce and seven of his closest friends to a reading of the will. His only appearance was in the Season Four premiere "History 101".He is portrayed by actor… A popular figure at Riverside, Troy was the star quarterback of the football team and also the prom king. Estimated Net Worth: $50 Million. Screen from March 17 to June 2, 2015. He does, however, have some musical abilities, and is shown to be a competent pianist, though non-creative and wont to plagiarism. 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