Abed's Pierce was the name given to a student who portrayed "Pierce" in Abed's online short film series "The Community College Chronicles". In the study group's third year at school he was one of several elderly students betting on an arm wrestling contest between Harry Jefferson and Leonard Rodriguez.
In 2011 before the Winter holidays an "ASCAP rep" was sent to Greendale due to an anonymous tip concerning the unlawful use of copyrighted songs. Once on campus he was accompanied by security guard Sgt. Chang and together they delivered a cease and desist order to the Glee Club interrupting a performance they were having in the cafeteria. He watched on impassively as the club members had an overly emotional mental breakdown at the news.
ASCAP is an acronym for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The organization is a PRO that keeps a close watch on any public performances which includes copyrighted material belonging to its members.
In 2011 the "Attendant" was the greeter at the Howie Schwartz birthday party. The main theme of the event was Hollywood and The Doppel Gang was hired to provide celebrity impersonators. Abed Nadir owed money to that company so the Study Group volunteered to help out for free to clear that debt. The Attendant stopped one of the group, Pierce Hawthorne, from entering the party unconvinced he was hired to be a Burt Reynolds look-alike. He only allowed Pierce in after he claimed to be a Fat Marlon Brando impersonator which was on his list of invited impersonators.
The "Basketball player" is an actor in an old Greendale Community College television commercial. He has three featured segments; in the first part he dunks a basketball, delivers his line and gives an exaggerated thumbs up. In the second scene he asks the question of why anyone should go to Greendale. The third part is in front of the library with students cheering him on as he dances while the phone and fax number to the school appear onscreen.
Troy mentions he decided to go to Greendale after seeing the commercial and liking the thumbs up the Basketball player gave.
"Botanist" is a professor at Greendale who assisted Troy and Abed in an investigation they were conducting. They utilized her expertise by having her examine the remains of the study group's Biology project, a squashed yam named Pam. She suggested someone stepped on the victim after it was smooshed and also discovered Pam was "pregnant" as it was about to sprout a bud.
Before the Winter holidays Pierce was convinced by Troy and Abed to join the Glee Club. Pierce hired an ensemble of underage Christian singers in a ruse to persuade Shirley to join also. The "Choir girl" was one of the kids involved who alongside her group sang a sad song about political correctness ruining Christmas. Shirley was unable to resist and joined the children turning the song into a more uplifting ditty ("Happy Birthday Jesus!") and fell right into Pierce's trap.
In DVD commentaries on the Community: The Complete Season Three, Yvette Nicole Brown mentions that the Choir girl child actor is her goddaughter named Ella. She also mentions that another girl in the choir is Sky Garland and is the daughter of her friend Sydney.
Cinjin is a character on a British TV show called "Cougarton Abbey". Britta Perry introduced the series to Abed Nadir as it's the inspiration for his favorite American show "Cougartown". Cinjin is a droll, sarcastic character who banters with his friends while drinking wine at an Abbey they all live in. In the final episode of the six part series, the Abbey is foreclosed causing Cinjin and his friends to commit suicide by drinking hemlock. Abed goes into a catatonic state because of this until Britta introduced him to a another British series.
Dale is the florist hired for Shirley and Andre's wedding which they were having at Greendale in the study room. While Shirley was busy putting together a business proposal with Pierce for Dean Pelton she had Britta and Annie oversee Dale. He discusses what theme the wedding will have and goes over the various options. He and Annie are impressed when Britta takes charge and effortlessly puts together a great floral arrangement in just a few seconds.
Danielle was a guest at Shirley and Andre's wedding rehearsal. After the rehearsal became an actual wedding she attended the reception afterwards. Danielle danced alongside the other guests performing the "Lindbergh Lean". She was offended when Troy and Abed identified her as a "Blorgon" and responded by calling them weirdos.
On March 18, 2012 a fan asked "Community" creator Dan Harmon if "Danielle" was meant to be an unseen character from the Season One finale "Pascal's Triangle Revisited". Harmon said this on the matter:
@JonasRJakobsen I think I'm gonna say yes, that was Danielle Harmon.
Darcy is a student at Greendale who one day wore the same outfit to school as her classmate Annie Edison. The two crossed paths in the hallway and stared at each other surprised by the sartorial coincidence. Dean Pelton witnessed this happen and immediately told Darcy to go home. When Darcy refused Pelton personally enforced his order by chasing her off campus.
Deidre is a character on a British TV show called "Cougarton Abbey". Britta Perry introduced the series to Abed Nadir as it's the inspiration for his favorite American show. Deidre is a libidinous woman who brags about her sexual conquests to her friends. In the final episode of the six part series, the Abbey the characters live in is foreclosed causing Deidre and her friends to commit suicude by drinking hemlock. Abed goes catatonic because of this until Britta introduced him to a another British series.
“Well, boys and girls, I hope you brought your popsicles because it's about to get SCALDING HOT IN THE SUN CHAMBER! You already know the rules..BECAUSE THERE AREN'T ANY!!!”— Dennis, "Introduction to Finality".
"Drifter" was a wandering vagabond who was accompanied by his dog Rufus on his travels. At one point he and Rufus went to the Greendale Community College campus and found thier way into one of the Library's study rooms. He fell asleep on a table and was awakened some time later when Rufus barked at a study group who had just entered the room. He told Rufus to settle down as they needed to rest before resuming their journey.
"Glee Club girl" is female red haired Greendale student. In 2011 before the Winter holidays she and the club performed in the cafeteria. She announced the Elton John tribute but not long into the performance they got interrupted. Sgt. Chang and an ASCAP rep delivered a cease and desist order which declared the club was unable to perform due to copyright violations. In response to the news she had a histrionic psychological break down and ate the ASCAP notice.
"Glee Club Girl #2" is female blonde haired Greendale student. In 2011 before the Winter holidays she and the club performed songs in the cafeteria. She announced the pop music mash up section but not long into the performance they got interrupted. Sgt. Chang and an ASCAP rep delivered a cease and desist order which declared the club was unable to perform due to copyright violations. In response to the news she and the club had a melodramatic psychological breakdown.
"Glee Club Hip Hopper" is an Asian-American student at Greendale. In 2011 before the Winter holidays he and the club performs songs in the cafeteria. He leads his group a remix section only to be interrupted by Sgt. Chang and an ASCAP rep who delivered a cease and desist order. The Hip Hopper read the notice which declared the club was unable to perform due to copyright violations. In response to the news he and the club had an emotionlal breakdown.
“My soul is dead!”— Glee Club guy with glasses, "Regional Holiday Music".
Jeremy is a Greendale student who is classmates with the Study Group in Biology 101. He was in the audience during the Model UN competition, watched the Germans beat Garrett at foosball, ate at Señor Kevin's where he sat next to Troy and Britta on their first date and watched the "courtroom" trial over the ownership of Shirley's Sandwiches.
Jeremy likes watermelon margaritas and appears as a background character in over 45 episodes. Charles Chen acted as Ken Jeong's (Chang) stand-in.
"Minister at Shirley's Wedding" presided at Shirley and Andre's community college wedding. He doesn't get to conduct the ceremony and says that with their vows Shirley and Andre have "pretty much married each other" and can save $70 if he pronounces them man and wife.
"Red-haired activist" was the woman who handed Britta a flyer on "The Damascus Three". This sets Britta off on a chain of "light" protests that won't violate any laws and jeopardise her education future.
Rick the landlord was Troy, Abed and Annie's landlord whom Annie let Abed believe has stolen Abed's new Batman DVD. They find that Rick steals and collects women's shoes. Rick also enjoys porn that spoofs Quantum Leap.
"Sales Girl" was the girl that Jeff elicits help from to fool the Study Group that he is sick at the hospital and can't help Annie move. After the ruse is successful, she asks Jeff what is is doing after, believing that she's earned a date. From Jeff's selfish reply, she realizes she's been used.
Howie Schwartz was the young man for whom the Bar Mitzvah is held with many celebrity impressionists including the Study Group. Jeff competes with him for the "Most Handsome Young Man" award and loses causing a "Hulk-like" eruption.
"Suspicious Girl" was the girl Chang stops in the hallway and asks if she is looking for something as he tries to piece together a non-existent mystery. She is baffled as to why Chang called her into the security office and leaves.
The "Tommy Lee Jones Impersonator" was a celebrity impersonator who worked for The Doppel Gang. He was hired by Abed to portray the character Sam Gerard and reenact a scene from "The Fugitive" at Greendale. The two performed the scene in the study room interrupting a meeting Abed had with his study group. Sgt. Chant was unaware they were role playing and fired a tranquilizer dart gun at them which ended the performance when it missed and shattered a window.
"Trailer Intern" was a film intern who attempts to situate Jeff Garlin in his trailer only to find Pierce is already in it. Pierce steals Garlin's granola bar - Garlin demands a new trailer and granola bar.
Throughout the series an actor named Andy Lobo is used as a frequent background extra. He is notable for his shoulder length brown hair. In Season Three Lobo appears in 14 episodes and is a mainstay in Biology 101 with the study group. Other noteable appearances include being part of Annie Kim's Model UN Team (representing Ghana), operating the clapperboard when Troy and Britta hug in making the Greendale TV commercial, almost being hit by Chang's dart breaking the Study Room window, being in the "Can I Fry That?" class and watching the Dean writhe to Jeff's "Beefcake Airlines" shadow. He is also in an interesting background scene involving his zipper (see "Basic Lupine Urology") and as a stand-in for Star-Burns in some "Digital Exploration of Interior Design" scenes. In total he appears in over 65 episodes. He sports a grey backpack with a big red dot on the back.
Long haired guy throwing a stool through a window during the Greendale riot.