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
Did You Know?
In the first season, Zooey Deschanel
(Jess) and Jake Johnson
(Nick) were directed to have as little physical contact as possible. This is because their chemistry was thought to be too distracting. See more
Jess, are you okay?
No! This is the worst thing to ever happen to me. I've lived a very fortunate life!