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Abed Nadir is a fictional person from the sitcom Community that lives with autism.


Abed Nadir is a main character in the study group from the sitcom Community. Abed is half-Polish and half-Arabic, and religiously he is Muslim. His main special interest is pop culture, he has said he uses movies and TV shows to help him connect with other people. In season 6 of the show he moves to LA to produce films himself. Creator of the show Dan Harmon said that while exploring Abed's character he realized that he had autism himself.

Emotional triggers

  • Daylight savings
  • Loud chewing
  • Sudden changes

Special interests

  • American pop culture