'New Girl' review: 'Diamonds, daisies, snowflakes'? Maybe.


"New Girl" is the newest buddy comedy, this time from FOX, and whether you enjoy it will hinge largely on whether or not you like Zooey Deschanel, as her patented off-beat stylings are a driving force behind the show.Zooey stars as Jess, a girl who surprises her boyfriend Spencer with some afternoon delight only to find he's having some afternoon delight with someone else. So she answers a Craigslist ad for three guys looking for a roommate - Schmidt (Max Greenfield), the wannabe-player; Nick (Jake Johnson), the recently-dumped bartender; and Coach (Damon Wayans Jr.), the trainer who struggles to communicate with women. Don't get too attached to Wayans, however. "Happy Endings" got unexpectedly renewed, so his character has been replaced by Lamorne Morris as the basketball-playing Winston. What's "New Girl's" loss is "Happy Endings" gain, as Wayans is quite funny on both shows.Anyway, so Jess is coming off her break-up and moves in with these...



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