OK so Abed is basically the American Tim Bisley?
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“I have got a bit of a project, actually. I’m going to be as inactive as I can in order to really get into the psyche of someone unemployed, not just vocationally but cerebrally, to see if the predicament of enforced passivity exacerbates itself. You know, does inactivity breed laziness?”
Brian: Brian, painter, looser.