Abed Nadir

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Abed Nadir
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Portrayed byDanny Pudi
Appears inCommunity
Debutseason 1, episode 1: "Pilot" (2009)

Abed Nadir is a main character in the American sitcom series Community.


While there are numerous references to Abed being autistic - some more subtle than others - it is never explicitly confirmed in the series. Dan Harmon, showrunner of the series, has implied that Abed has Asperger's.[1] Dan Harmon possibly has Asperger's. He states that at the beginning of Community, he saw himself more as a Jeff Winger type of person, but ended up realising he was more like Abed instead.[2][3][4]

Abed is a fast talker with great knowledge of movies and television series. He constantly compares the situations they find themselves in to various movies, sometimes breaking the 4th wall by doing so. Although he usually has a fairly flat affect, he is also a great actor and can mimic fictional characters with great expressiveness.

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Abed appears in each of the 110 episodes of Community.


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