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New Girl (2011– )

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Season 5 Premiere
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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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20 September 2011 (USA)  »

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In episode 2 of season 2, the actress who plays Winston's sister (Keenyah Hill) was previously on cycle four of America's Next Top Model. Schmidt makes a reference to Tyra Banks (the host of ANTM) when he is hitting on her. See more »


Nick Miller: Jess has absolutely lost her mind.
Jess: I have not lost my mind! I'm just scared.
Nick Miller: Would you trust me? You're gonna be fine. You're gonna meet somebody and fall in love and then before you know it you're gonna
[makes popping sounds]
Jess: With who, Nick? Who's gonna lay a flag down on this sweet, sweet continent?
Schmidt: I'll man up. But I must warn you, Jess - I don't have sperms. I have tadpoles. Of the gods. And I'm gonna give 'em to you. You can have 'em all for all I care. That's how much I love you. I feel ...
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Probably one of the funniest series
10 March 2012 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I think it is a very good show. It's been a while since I laughed that hard. I'd like to address a lot of the other reviews saying that it is not funny and unrealistic.

I feel that people rating this show badly have just been formatted by all the other series and movies. They are expecting a deep story and realism... I think they may have been mislead by Zooey Deschanel thinking it was going to be a lot more mature. It doesn't differ much from the big bang theory or How I Met your Mother in term of style. If anything it is better. But I don't see how you can not appreciate these characters. Saying they are unrealistic is like saying the ocean is full of water... It's a comedy TV show, not real life. So it's not a valid point in my opinion.

You should take it for what it is. They are very caricatured characters but it doesn't stop you from getting attached to their unique personality. I hope people don't get discouraged from giving it a chance because of the low reviews.

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