Despite his less-than-stellar work ethic, he is Mr.Burundi's (Gerry Bednob) favorite worker at the cafeteria.With his dry sense of humor, Ron is the brains of the group.Briefly dates Kelly (Busy Philipps), a campus tour guide.The head RA Hillary has a crush on Lloyd, but Ron does not think it is a good idea for Lloyd to hook up with her.Marshall inspires a boring History teacher to revamp his teaching style, with cringe-worthy results. Steven convinces her to break up with Eric, but feels guilty and helps Eric win her back.He has a big crush on Rachel, but never has the courage to ask her on a date.
The role of Kieran was written for That '70s Show star Topher Grace, but he never appeared in the episode because of a dispute between Apatow and That '70s Show co-creator Mark Brazill.In addition, an alternate version of the second episode, titled "Full Bluntal Nugety" is included on the DVD release of the series.On Steven's first day at UNEC, he meets and has a one night stand with Lizzie, unaware that she has a boyfriend.Meanwhile, Ron brings up a whole keg of beer and urges his suitemates to help him finish it.Marshall is reluctant to let his parents know that he is not a business major. Rachel has to face the wrath of her control freak mother. The DVD contains the script to an unproduced episode, "Lloyd's Rampage" (written by Lewis Morton), which was written for the show's second season.When originally released on DVD, the episodes were presented in their production order, which was a mistake according to Apatow.However, newer versions of the DVD present the episodes in the correct chronological order, restoring all storylines and character developments.Steven's suite-mate who came to UNEC from Sioux City, Iowa.His parents still believe that he is a business major, although he switched courses at the last minute.Unlike Freaks and Geeks, it is set contemporaneously (early 2000s) rather than the 1980s.A celibate geek in high school, Steven has a particular affinity for The Matrix and The X-Files.