Shirley gets inspired to create a religious film and asks Abed for his creative input only to discover that he wants to make one of his own. Meanwhile, Pierce comes to terms with being the oldest member of the group and is recruited by another set of students his own age. Written by
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When Abed reveals to the Dean that his character's name in his movie is "Abed," the Dean replies that he loves Charlie Kaufman. Charlie Kaufman
is a screenwriter and director whose movies often explore questions of identity; one of them, Being John Malkovich
(1999), famously features the eponymous actor John Malkovich
playing himself, similarly to Abed's role in his film. See more
[Leonard and the others abandon Pierce and Richard after dementia-ridden Richard crashes the Dean's car
Richard, are you alright?
Who's Richard? Is that me?
Then I'm fine. Who are those people running away? Are those my friends?
Now, that's a very good question.