40 Facts About Abed Nadir

1. Abed Nadir is a cybernetically enhanced police officer, reminiscent of Robocop.

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2. Abed Nadir appears in "The Science of Illusion" to investigate a body Britta drops out of the biology labs; in "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design", he teaches Jeff and Annie the dangers of fake gun shootouts.

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3. Abed Nadir seems to be friends with Professor Sean Garrity, referring to him by his given name.

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4. Abed Nadir thinks Gobi blames him for his mother leaving them.

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5. Abed Nadir appears again in "Repilot" when he tries to convince Jeff to help him launch a major lawsuit against Greendale.

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6. Abed Nadir eventually quits after Dean Pelton sides with Chang.

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7. Abed Nadir eventually explodes at the study group, calling their love for each other "weird" and "toxic" and ending with "Offense taken".

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8. Abed Nadir takes several classes with some of the main cast.

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9. Abed Nadir was the cause of the bond between Jeff and Shirley in the first season, due to his small nipples, which Shirley finds hilarious.

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10. Abed Nadir leads a rowdy, disobedient band of elderly Greendale students called the "Hipsters", which Pierce temporarily hang out in "Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples.

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11. Abed Nadir returns in "Basic Intergluteal Numismatics", when he is found hiding in the stables, where has apparently lived while hiding, eating garbage, and trying to develop a "cat car.

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12. Abed Nadir worked in the school cafeteria until the events of "Contemporary American Poultry", when the group causes him to be fired for siphoning off chicken fingers—the most edible foodstuff served by the cafeteria—for his friends.

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13. Abed Nadir takes a number of classes with the main characters, including Spanish and Boating.

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14. Abed Nadir has a strained relationship with his son Hank, resulting in his being excluded from his grandson's life.

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15. Abed Nadir serves as a mentor to Jeff, helping him to make the transition from student to teacher.

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16. Abed Nadir plays a very prominent role in "Intro to Knots" when he is tied up by Chang and the study group at a party at Jeff's apartment for supposedly giving them a failing grade on a group assignment.

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17. Abed Nadir has a hard-line policy against accepting bribes, but only Jeff and Pierce know of this.

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18. Abed Nadir gets involved in a conspiracy intrigue with Jeff, Annie and Dean Pelton, when he mysteriously poses as Jeff's fake Conspiracy Theories night school class teacher, "Professor Professorson" in the episode "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design.

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19. Abed Nadir has a rivalry with Senor Chang and cheerfully antagonizes Chang over being fired and subsequently becoming a student at Greendale.

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20. Abed Nadir provides free therapy to several students including Britta and, at one point, hopes to write about Abed's issues for a book deal.

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21. Abed Nadir is not good at his job and the school cannot afford more manpower but at an off-campus bar mitzvah, Chang strikes up a friendship with a gaggle of pre-teens and somehow recruits them into his ranks as the "Changlorious Basterds" (described in "Pillows and Blankets" as being "like Inglourious Basterds, but with 'Chang' instead of 'In'").

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22. Abed Nadir proves his worth in the next episode helping Annie and the group save their drug awareness play from Pierce's antics.

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23. Abed Nadir eventually joins the study group in the episode "Asian Population Studies" after being voted in over Rich.

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24. Abed Nadir enjoys jetting around on a scooter, plays the keytar as an instrument, and has a history of having his clothes stolen from the local YMCA.

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25. Abed Nadir is described by Vice Dean Laybourne as a "pansexual imp", and when once called a "fruit" by student Leonard ("Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples"), Pelton mentioned offhandedly that the term was "barely the whole truth.

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26. Abed Nadir leaves Troy his remaining shares in his moist towelette company, worth over $14 million.

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27. Abed Nadir leaves the group bittersweet parting words and generous gifts.

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28. Abed Nadir breaks both of his legs in a trampoline accident after revealing a secret trampoline Jeff and Troy were hiding.

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29. Abed Nadir temporarily joins an elderly group of students who act like teenagers called the Hipsters, to feel accepted.

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30. Abed Nadir is the author of Greendale's unusual school song and was for a brief time a member of Vaughn's band.

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31. Abed Nadir now plays quarterback for the nonathletic Greendale Human Beings, saying he would rather play football for fun.

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32. Abed Nadir is afraid of tarantulas, rats, centipedes, lakes and automatic toilets ("Critical Film Studies").

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33. Abed Nadir has become a much more humanized character over the course of the season.

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34. Abed Nadir becomes a film partner with Professor Buzz Hickey, and slowly learns how to work with other people, even though he has a minor breakdown in "Basic Story" when Greendale is normal.

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35. Abed Nadir can sometimes predict exactly what they will do at a given time.

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36. Abed Nadir returns so he could learn how to work with real people.

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37. Abed Nadir is competent at attracting both women and men.

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38. Abed Nadir possesses many stealth talents, such as being surprisingly athletic and coordinated.

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39. Abed Nadir becomes a law teacher at the school and forms the Save Greendale Committee.

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40. Abed Nadir was born in Denver, Colorado to his parents William Winger and Doreen Winger nee Fitzgerald.

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