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Dan Harmon Speaks Out on Leaving Community: "I Got Fired"

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Dan Harmon has a little something to say about his departure from Community…and let's just say he doesn't consider his exit from the show a happy ending. 

Just a day after it was announced former Happy Endings writers David Guarascio and Moses Port would take over the Community creator's showrunner position, Harmon took to his Tumblr page to sound off.

And he didn't hold back.

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"A few hours ago, I landed in Los Angeles, turned on my phone, and confirmed what you already know. Sony Pictures Television is replacing me as show runner on Community," Harmon wrote early Saturday morning. "Why'd Sony want me gone? I can't answer that because I've been in as much contact with them as you have. They literally haven't called me since the season four pickup, so their reasons for replacing me are clearly none of my business."

That was just the beginning of Harmon's rant, in which he compared his future involvement with the show (if he decides to stick around) to "sharpening pencils and stuff," and blasted NBC head honcho Robert Greenblatt for his comments over his dismissal, among many other things.

In case you missed it, before the network announced Harmon would serve as more of a "consulting producer" role on Community in the future, Greenblatt told E! News, "I expect Dan's voice to be part of the show somehow, I'm just not sure if that means him running it day-to-day or consulting on it."

Harmon wrote that he was confused by Greenblatt's comments, since he "never called [him]" to talk about any future involvement with the show. 

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"I do want to correct a couple points of spin, now that I'm free to do so: The important one is this quote from Bob Greenblatt in which he says he's sure I'm going to be involved somehow, something like that," Harmon wrote. "That's a misquote.  I think he meant to say he's sure cookies are yummy, because he's never called me once in the entire duration of his employment at NBC.  He didn't call me to say he was starting to work there, he didn't call me to say I was no longer working there and he definitely didn't call to ask if I was going to be involved.  I'm not saying it's wrong for him to have bigger fish to fry, I'm just saying, NBC is not a credible source of All News Dan Harmon."

It doesn't appear the clearly miffed Harmon, who declared he "wouldn't have any power" if he decides to "consult" on the show, will continue to be involved with the NBC comedy following this shake-up...but you never know.

In the meantime though, Harmon wrote that he would be calling his mother to break the news as such: "Mom, Happy Mother's Day.  I got fired.  Yes, Mom.  AGAIN."

When Harmon's dismissal was still up in the air earlier this week, Community star Joel McHale told E! News, "it would be very weird" if he were fired.

"He created the show, so it would be very weird," McHale said. "I hope it gets settled soon. Dan is the voice of the show, so it would be like Ryan Seacrest not hosting American Idol."

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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