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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 Jess Day / ... (116 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Nick Miller (116 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Schmidt (116 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Cece Parekh / ... (116 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Winston Bishop (115 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Coach (42 episodes, 2011-2016)
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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 a 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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Justin Long plays a character with the last name of Genzlinger which is the same last name as one of the directors on the show Bones which stars Zooey Deschanels' sister, Emily Deschanel. See more »

Quotes

Jess: Schmidt! Hey! My best friend? You Long Island street trash!
Schmidt: Damn it, Nick! You told her?
Jess: No he didn't tell me! I - I happened upon it!
Schmidt: Oh, you happened upon it? Where, in the town square?
Nick Miller: Jess, I swear I never wanted to be involved in this. You're so pretty.
Jess: Put your freaking visor down.
[turns to Schmidt]
Jess: Now you will tell CeCe or I will, you... you crumb bum!
Schmidt: Jess...
Jess: You crumb bum!
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Hey Girl
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Music by Michael Andrews and Zooey Deschanel
Lyrics by Elizabeth Meriwether, Dave Finkel and Brett Baer
Performed by Zooey Deschanel
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This show deserves a better review and a lot of love!
5 October 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The 1 star review that shows up when I looked this up on IMDb is ridiculous! I watch quite a few shows (way too many) and this one genuinely gets a smile on my face without cheap tricks, fake laughter, annoying punchline tunes trying to convince me what just happened was funny.

The main characters in this show are already memorable in the pilot, they just have chemistry straight away. A lot of shows that I really love now didn't start off as well as 'New Girl' has for me.

The 'formula' feels fresh to me, I haven't seen this show before in another form and I absolutely love Zoey in this. Her personality in this show is exactly why I fall in love in real life. Just watched the third episode and I'll be sure to tune in next week!


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