While both sitcoms are great, I just think that since The Office is told through a documentary style it gives the writters less room to work with, as opposed to Community where its format is more open and the writters can do whatever they want. The Office is a little more subtle despite also being off the rails, but if The Office is off the rails, Community is unhinged. The writters just don’t care how releastic the show is to the point where it begins to parody itself on purpose. Community goes in so many places and so many directions and it never feels unstable, while The Office goes in far fewer directions and still somehow characters still seem like cartoonish parodies of themselfs, which works in community because it takes itself less seriously, but after awhile in The Office far too colourful characters just seem to make it more bland. Again I love both of these shows but IMO Community is the superior show, seasons 1-3 are commedic gold and season 5-6 have some decent moments but are ultimately a shell of a better show.