#6. Community’s Hidden Jokes Span Across Years, and Networks
In a Season 2 [Community] episode, Abed tells a seemingly throwaway anecdote about getting work as an extra on the show Cougar Town (yes, that’s a real show, on ABC) where he pooped his pants due to the stress. If fans had decided to switch over and actually watch Cougar Town, they’d sure enough have seen Abed showing up as an extra in the background, only to dash off at the end of the scene. You know, as if he had an urgent gastrointestinal emergency.