SPOILER ALERT: New Girl's pilot was released to iTunes Sept. 6 and will be available on Hulu on Sept. 13. For those who want to wait to drink in all of Zooey Deschanel's adorableness until the Sept. 20 network premiere, read on at your own risk.
From the second Zooey Deschanel's face appeared on screen in the pilot for New Girl(which happens to be second 0.000001, in tight close-up), it was clear this show was not meant to be your grandma's sitcom -- despite Jess's fondness for granny panties (more on that later). Telling her humiliating break-up story within the framework of horror clichés, she gave a nod to the hyper-referential hipster characters on which she has made her name. So, the rules were set: If you like Zooey Deschanel, you'd like New Girl. But did the pilot play out that way? Read More...http://tvrecaps.ew.com/recap/new-girl-season-1-episode-1/