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.
Did You Know?
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. Kaufman's films Adaptation.
(2002) and Synecdoche, New York
(2008) are also meta-narratives similar to Abed's film. See more
See, in the filmmaker's film, Jesus is a filmmaker trying to find God with his camera. But then the filmmaker realises that he's actually Jesus and he's being filmed by God's camera, and it goes like that forever in both directions like a mirror in a mirror, because all of the filmmakers are Jesus and all of their cameras are God, and the movie's called: "ABED" - all caps. Filmmaking beyond film. A meta-film. My masterpiece.
And I don't like it.
Well that's okay; you're reacting the way the ...
References Synecdoche, New York
At Least It Was Here (Community Main Title)
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