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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Both Katie Cassidy and Stephen Amell were guest stars in the first season. They both went on to become stars of _Arrow_. See more »

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Nick Miller: [Nick walks in to see Jess packing kitchen appliances into a garbage bag] Whoa, whoa, Jess! What are you doing? That's my ketchup collection.
Jess: This fertility website says I need to get rid of anything with toxins.
Nick Miller: Did you put the microwave in the trash?
Jess: Yes.
Nick Miller: Why would you do that?
Jess: Microwaves zap things!
[they argue]
Nick Miller: It's what makes burritos delicious!
Jess: You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?
Nick Miller: You're puttin' me in a tough spot.
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Funny, intelligent, amazing.
1 April 2013 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

New Girl is the type of series that you won't want to stop watching. IT will certainly put you in a good mood and you'll find yourself laughing while watching it.

The characters are incredibly well-written, each one of them having a back story that is easy to keep up with and very believable. It doesn't take long for us to feel like we're also living in this apartment where Jess moves in after being cheated on by her boyfriend. Soon enough, you'll be feeling like these characters are your friends too and you know them well. Each one of them has their particularities; they all have different personalities and obsessions that make them unique and set them apart from each other.

The fact that there's some plot development throughout the series makes it an interesting show to actually follow and not just watch once in a while. We also see some character development, changes in the characters' personalities that make us either proud or disappointed.

Truth is, there's no chance this show won't leave a mark on you. It's funny, but still intelligent. It's not some dumb show that simply aims at making the viewer laugh. The jokes are not corny and the events are not random. This is one comedy show like no other: The characters are not stereotyped, and the storyline is not typical and easily foreseeable.

Give this show a chance. You won't regret it.


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