Arthur "Artie" Abrams is a main character on Glee. He is currently a senior at William McKinley High School, where he actively participates in the school's Glee Club, New Directions. It was revealed in Wheels, that he had got in a car accident with his mother when he was eight years old, which resulted in him being in a wheelchair. Although he is in a wheelchair, Artie refuses to let that get in the way of his ambitions such as in Britney/Brittany, when Artie joins the football team. In Dream On, it is revealed that Artie dreams of being a dancer, despite being paraplegic and hopes to find a cure for his disability. At the beginning of Season Five, Artie started a relationship with Kitty.