Season Review-New Girl Season 1

Overall: 8.0-great
Started off fine, blossomed, and ended weak.
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New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2011)
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After breaking up with her two-timing boyfriend, schoolteacher Jess Day moves in with three single males: a bartender, a womanizer, and a personal trainer. (22 mins.)
“ 8.5-great ” - whifferrack
 
2.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Kryptonite (2011)
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Nick and Schmidt help Jess get her things out of her ex's apartment. Later, Jess meets new roomie Winston, who's back from playing basketball abroad. (22 mins.)
“ 6.5-okay ” - whifferrack
 
3.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Wedding (2011)
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Fearful that he'll run into his ex-girlfriend at a wedding, Nick asks Jess to be his date. Meanwhile, Winston takes his role as an usher seriously. (22 mins.)
“ 7.0-good ” - whifferrack
 
4.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Naked (2011)
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When Jess walks in on Nick naked, his confidence is sent to an all-time low, just after a pretty co-worker agrees to go out with him. (22 mins.)
“ 8.0-great ” - whifferrack
 
5.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Cece Crashes (2011)
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Cece crashes at the loft after a bad breakup, and convinces Jess that Nick likes her more than just as a roommate. (22 mins.)
“ 7.0-good ” - whifferrack
 
6.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Thanksgiving (2011)
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Jess invites Paul, a music teacher at her school on whom she always has had a crush, to the gang's big Thanksgiving dinner at the loft, which naturally goes horribly awry. (22 mins.)
“ 7.5-good ” - whifferrack
 
7.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Bells (2011)
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Jess gets jealous when Winston joins her troubled-youth handbell quartet and instantly becomes a natural. Meanwhile Nick and Schmidt engage in class warfare when the toilet breaks and they each have their own idea of how to get it fixed. (22 mins.)
“ 8.0-great ” - whifferrack
 
8.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Bad in Bed (2011)
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When Jess decides to take her relationship with Paul to the next level, she consults with the guys for some sex advice. Meanwhile, Schmidt worms his way into his boss' baby shower to compete with his office female counterpart. (22 mins.)
“ 7.0-good ” - whifferrack
 
9.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: The 23rd (2011)
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The gang attends Schmidt's holiday office party and Jess frets when she receives an expensive gift from Paul. (22 mins.)
“ 7.5-good ” - whifferrack
 
10.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: The Story of the 50 (2012)
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When Schmidt's plans for his 29th birthday fall apart, Jess takes charge and enlists the help of her school's party hungry vice-principal... (22 mins.)
“ 7.0-good ” - whifferrack
 
11.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Jess & Julia (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Nick panics when Julia doesn't want to put a label on their relationship. Meanwhile, Jess enlists Julia to help her get out of a traffic ticket... (22 mins.)
“ 7.5-good ” - whifferrack
 
12.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: The Landlord (2012)
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Against Nick's wishes, Jess makes it her mission to get the loft's cantankerous landlord to like her... (22 mins.)
“ 8.5-great ” - whifferrack
 
13.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Valentine's Day (2012)
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Single for the first time on Valentine's Day, Jess convinces Schmidt to be her wingman as she attempts... (22 mins.)
“ 8.0-great ” - whifferrack
 
14.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Bully (2012)
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When Jess tries to intervene with a classroom bully she finds herself the target of the bad seed student... (22 mins.)
“ 8.0-great ” - whifferrack
 
15.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Injured (2012)
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When Nick is hurt playing a game of touch football and Jess discovers he doesn't have insurance, she brings him to her doctor friend - an OB-GYN... (22 mins.)
“ 7.0-good ” - whifferrack
 
16.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Control (2012)
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After Jess realizes that Schmidt is unfairly doing all of the housework, she pushes him to "go on strike,"... (22 mins.)
“ 8.0-great ” - whifferrack
 
17.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Fancyman Part 1 (2012)
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Jess reluctantly dates the wealthy father of one of her students. Meanwhile, Nick attempts to buy a new cell phone and Schmidt and Winston get ultra-competitive playing bar trivia. (22 mins.)
“ 8.5-great ” - whifferrack
 
18.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Fancyman Part 2 (2012)
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Jess's first date with Russell ended with a pat on the back. The second date ends abruptly. He explains he is out of dating practice. Nick's friend visits and helps him get over Julia. Winston finds out about Schmidt & CeCe. (22 mins.)
“ 7.5-good ” - whifferrack
 
19.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Secrets (2012)
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Winston shares the secret about Schmidt and CeCe with Nick, and Nick tells Jess. Jess is upset CeCe... (22 mins.)
“ 8.5-great ” - whifferrack
 
20.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Normal (2012)
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Jess invites Russell to stay overnight at her place and is worried about how the guys will react. Winston gets a job at a radio station but finds it is not what he thought it would be. Nick pitches one of his marketing ideas to Russell. (22 mins.)
“ 9.0-amazing ” - whifferrack
 
21.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Kids (2012)
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Jess babysits Russell's pre-teen daughter for the weekend and meets his ex-wife. Then, Schmidt and Cece panic when they think she's pregnant. Also, Nick's new girlfriend may be too young and Winston discovers his new boss is a big baby. (22 mins.)
“ 8.5-great ” - whifferrack
 
22.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Tomatoes (2012)
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CeCe does not want to admit she cares for Schmidt, so she tells him to date her gorgeous model roommate. He does, but then she gets jealous. Jess meets Russell's first wife and does not think she matches up to Ouli who seems so exciting. (22 mins.)
“ 8.0-great ” - whifferrack
 
23.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Backslide (2012)
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When Jess and Nick run into their exes Paul and Caroline, the gang fears they both may "backslide" into romantic relationships... (22 mins.)
“ 8.5-great ” - whifferrack
 
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New Girl (2011 TV Series)
Episode: See Ya (2012)
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When one of the roommates decides to move out of the loft, the gang makes an unexpected trip to the desert where Winston faces his fear of the dark... (22 mins.)
“ 6.5-ok ” - whifferrack