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Bears are mentioned in some way in every episode.
Damon Wayans Jr. was originally a cast member playing the character of Coach. Wayans was expecting his series, Happy Endings (2011), to be canceled. But when that series was renewed, Wayans was unable to continue with this series after the pilot. He was replaced with Lamorne Morris as Winston. After "Happy Endings" was canceled, Wayans was able to return to this series in the third season.
In the first season, Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson (Jess and Nick) were directed to have as little physical contact as possible. This is because their chemistry was thought to be too distracting.
Zooey Deschanel and Damon Wayans Jr went to High School together
Amanda Bynes was considered for the role of Jess, that went to Zooey Deschanel.
Exterior shots of the group's apartment building are of a building located on the corner of Avery St and Traction Avenue in Los Angeles, California.
All the male actors have played police officers. Winston Lamorne Morris on New Girl, Schmidt Max Greenfield in Veronica Mars (2014)_, Nick 'Jake Johnson' and Coach Damon Wayans Jr. in "Let's Be Cops" (2014)_.
Was named as one of the eight "most exciting new series" of 2011 by the Critics' Choice Television Awards.
Nick ('Jake Johnson') has a tour poster for the popular blues-rock band The Black Keys hanging on his bedroom door.
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Jerrod Carmichael was offered the part of Winston but turned it down to focus on his stand-up career.

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Nick's catchphrase: "This is my nightmare!"
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David Walton plays Jess's boyfriend, Sam, who we find out is a children's doctor. In 2014, David was given his own show, About A Boy, in which his character dates a children's doctor named Dr. Sam.
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Both Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson have Jake Johnson have portrayed school principles. Johnson played Principle Dadier in "21 Jump Street" while Deschanel became a Vice-Principle in the 3rd season of "New Girl".
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