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Abed Nadir is an Autistic fictional person from the sitcom Community.


Abed Nadir is a main character in study group from the sitcom Community.  He is half-Arabic and half-Polish. Abed's special interest is pop culture, and he has stated that movies and television shows help him connect with other people. He makes numerous documentaries about his friends and college throughout the course of the show. Dan Harmon, the show's creator, stated that when writing Abed's character, he discovered that he was Autistic himself.

Emotional triggers

  • Daylight savings
  • Loud chewing
  • Sudden changes

Special interests

  • Pop culture