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    The 15 Things You Need To Know About Zeke The Plumber

    There is a 98 percent chance he left you psychologically damaged when you originally saw him in 1992.

    1. Zeke the Plumber appeared in the second episode of "Salute Your Shorts."

    2. We don't know when he was alive but we do know: "A long time ago there was a guy named Zeke."

    3. While in the army, he was stationed in the Philippines. A parrot bit off his nose. This is why he has no nose.

    4. There are 13 species of parrot that occur in the Philippines. It could have been any one of them.

    5. The backstory: he died in an explosion.

    So, sometime after his time in the army, Zeke lands a job cleaning toilets at Camp Anawana. He is especially well-equipped to do this job because he has no nose, and therefore cannot smell the horrid excrement of adolescent girls and boys.

    One day while digging a hole (reason for which is unclear), Zeke hits a pipe. It is a gas pipe and because he cannot smell the gas, he makes a "big mistake" of lighting a match.

    The question remains: Why did Zeke light the match? We'll never know.

    6. After the explosion, all that remained of Zeke was a piece of his upper lip and his plunger.

    7. As a ghost, Zeke has some disturbing powers.

    8. The first person Zeke haunts is Michael, who asks who he is and then asks if he's Zeke the Plumber. Zeke replies: "My friends call me Zeke."

    9. Yay! Zeke has friends!

    10. Zeke is something of a gossip, so don't tell him anything you don't want broadcast to all of Camp Anawana.

    11. Well, except he can get inside your head by plunging it with his haunted plunger. Sooooo, you're screwed either way.

    12. Zeke also has some hearing and comprehension issues.

    13. Zeke is not Dennis Farina (aka Nick Miller's dad on "New Girl"). Dennis would very much appreciate it if you stopped asking him this.

    14. Zeke is short for Ezekiel.

    15. Zeke today.

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