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New Girl (2011– )

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After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time.

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Series cast summary:
 Jess Day / ... (98 episodes, 2011-2016)
 Nick Miller (98 episodes, 2011-2016)
 Schmidt (98 episodes, 2011-2016)
 Cece Parekh / ... (98 episodes, 2011-2016)
 Winston Bishop (97 episodes, 2011-2016)
 Coach (41 episodes, 2011-2015)


Jess - a bubbly offbeat teacher who is known to burst into spontaneous song - catches her boyfriend with another woman, and needs a new place to live. She moves into a loft with three single guys she's never met before. Nick is a jaded law-school dropout, who usually just wants to be left alone. Schmidt is an flashy businessman, who believes he is a gift to women. Winston is a former athlete who doesn't know what to do, but really needs to win whatever it is. Can this dysfunctional group handle the "adorkable" new girl? Written by L. Hamre

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In two episodes you can see Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) laughing out of turn at something that Coach (Damon Wayans Jr) had said or improvised See more »


Nick Miller: Schmidt, if you come back, I'll let you clean my room.
Schmidt: [gasps] The white whale.
Nick Miller: Think of how many dust bunnies are under my bed; how many stray socks.
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Surprisingly Great
23 February 2013 | by (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Contrary to my expectations, this is not the Zooey Deschanel show. Because that is what I thought it would be when my friend told me about it. I mean, the premise of this show is that she - Zooey Deschanel - plays a bubbly, quirky-but-cute girl who moves into an all-guys apartment. Now, that's the same character she plays in every film and every series she's ever been in. It's also the same persona she uses when she sings in her band, or gives interviews, or (I imagine) blogs about baking Dr. Seuss-themed cupcakes for a company of lumberjacks.

Don't get me wrong - it works. For me. On so many levels. But the problem is that she is just so aware of it. She's a dazzling indie girl with a brain and a body, and my god does she know it. So a show completely focusing on that would be unbearable.

But surprisingly, this show isn't about that at all. It isn't even really about her character that much. Most of the comedy comes from the male characters, who are played by non-famous and extremely talented actors, and who find themselves in situations which as funny as they are fresh and relatable.

So, to reiterate, this is not a show about Zooey Deschanel. This is a show about life as a twenty-something in the twenty-first century. It's Friends except not set or made in the nineties. It's great and it makes me laugh a lot. And I highly recommend it.

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