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Community Exclusive: Matt Lucas' Character Revealed, Will Play Abed's [Spoiler]

Matt Lucas CommunityDetails have finally surfaced about the role Little Britain‘s Matt Lucas will be playing on Community, and I have a hunch Troy will not be pleased.

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TVLine has learned exclusively that Lucas’ character, Toby, is a fanboy whom Abed meets at an Inspector Spacetime convention. Now here’s the part that’s going to really rankle Abed’s current BFF and soul mate: Abed and Toby will quickly discover that not only are they kindred spirits, but they’ve “met” before online.

Ladies and gents, we’ve got ourselves another Community love triangle!

Lucas, who is probably best known to American audiences as one of Kristen Wiig’s roommates in Bridesmaids, is slated to make his Community debut early into the show’s fourth season, which premieres Friday, Oct. 19.



Comments (22)

  • Did you fall in love with the word ‘whom’ today

    Comment by Bex – August 20, 2012 11:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Did you fall out of love with using a question mark at the end of a question today?

      Also, what does this comment even mean? He only used “whom” once, and it’s not like it’s some exotic word. It’s a relative pronoun and the only one that could fit in that sentence. How the hell else was he supposed to write it?

      Comment by Brian – August 20, 2012 01:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • How could anyone not be in love with the word “whom”? It’s a pretty, poetic word. I love seeing it used.

      Comment by Britta Unfiltered – August 20, 2012 01:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Every time I see Matt Lucas I can’t help but start humming “Master of the House” from Les Mis since he played Thenardier in the 25th Anniversary concert.

    Comment by Annie – August 20, 2012 11:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nooooo! Troy and Abed!

    By which I mean, this could be hilarious. If NBC’s new lackeys don’t muck it up.

    Comment by Artemis – August 20, 2012 11:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • NBC’s new lackeys? Do you mean the new show runners, who were put in place by Sony?!

      Comment by chris – August 20, 2012 02:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So they really are going through with the Inspector Spacetime Convention. Awesome. Can’t remember where I first heard of that as an idea for an episode. Maybe it was here. Or maybe it was on the DVD commentaries for other seasons of the show.

    Comment by Britta Unfiltered – August 20, 2012 02:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hmmmm. That sounds intriguing. I found the tension between Troy and Abed really interesting last season, so how that’ll play out this time around, who knows. Hopefully this guy won’t break up the best friends!

    Comment by Angela – August 20, 2012 06:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Who’s Toby?

    Comment by Darryl – August 21, 2012 12:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • look at the picture and read the article. Its pretty clear who’ll be paying Toby

      Comment by Troy – August 21, 2012 12:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • JUMPED THE SHART!

    Comment by ajke – August 21, 2012 12:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Looks instead trying to have good writing, they’re just going to have stupid cameos by non-famous people. What a sad way for the show to die out.

    Comment by matt386 – August 21, 2012 12:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Matt386 – just because you don’t know him, doesn’t mean he is non-famous.

      Comment by LunaSkya – August 21, 2012 01:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Matt Lucas is hilarious, people needn’t worry.

        Comment by domcruise – September 21, 2012 04:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Matt386 – just because you don’t know him, doesn’t mean he is non-famous.

    Comment by LunaSkya – August 21, 2012 01:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Best known to American audiences from Bridesmaids?
    I can understand it not being Little Britain, or even Little Britain USA… But I’d assume more people would know him from Alice in Wonderland.

    Then again, I don’t think I know anyone who watched Bridesmaids.

    Comment by BucketHat – August 21, 2012 03:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Dang, you people are crabby.

    Comment by Kristin – August 21, 2012 04:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • uuuh troy and abed. i’m weirdly interested.

    Comment by lilian – August 21, 2012 05:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Troy and Abed having problems!

    Comment by DeanPelDom – September 1, 2012 04:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • That will mess up the equalibrium of this great show

    Comment by kara – September 10, 2012 01:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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