In search of a no-strings-attached hookup, Mindy dabbles with online dating. After a few embarrassing encounters, she steps up and asks for what she wants. Jody accidentally invites everyone over for a viewing party of the office's favorite TV show.
Mindy dates an Indian guy who calls her a "coconut," Indian on the outside and white on the inside. Hurt by this, Mindy starts hanging out with more Indian people to see if it's true. Jody and Morgan fight over the same girl, who has a shocking secret.
Mindy's favorite patient wants to have a baby with her on-again-off-again boyfriend. Mindy disapproves and tries to prevent it, professional boundaries be damned. Power goes to the nurses' heads when they convert Danny's office into a lounge.
After Jody tries to win Mindy's heart by buying her an apartment, Mindy is torn between her old love, Danny, and a relationship with Jody. Tamra is suspicious about Mindy's trip to Miami so she and Colette go undercover to figure out what really happened.
While Mindy struggles to take care of a sick Leo, Shulman and Associates is rocked by a nurses' strike led by Ben, a handsome male nurse. Meanwhile, Jody tries to sell the upstairs apartment and Brendan Deslaurier comes to Mindy seeking help.
The nurses' strike continues, while Mindy finds herself having romantic feelings for the enemy - Ben, the leader of the nurses. As the doctors and nurses try to stay strong, Jeremy finds that the stress is taking a serious toll on his health.
As Jeremy recovers from his heart attack, the practice needs another doctor. Jeremy and Jody want to hire a woman, but Mindy isn't sure about sharing the spotlight. Meanwhile, she and Ben are getting serious.
When Mindy discovers that her new boyfriend isn't being exclusive, she goes on a date with a famous actor aka "the bad boy of London theater." The nurses try to cheer up Jody, who's lost his mojo, and discover he might be planning something drastic.
Mindy escapes to her childhood home in Massachusetts and discovers that her mom is using dubious methods to further her acting career in local theater. As Mindy and Rishi try to intervene, she learns that Danny is having doubts about marrying Sarah.