NEW GIRL “Naked” Review

NEW GIRL "Naked" Season 1 Episode 4 – Why did New Girl, the no 1 new show of the year, go on a three week long hiatus? Maybe the studio thought the show needed a brush up, to be given more flair and funny and it was currently generating. Whatever the case, three weeks passed between the third episode and the fourth episode and the show has improved in a way: it’s running smoother, the actualproduction values seem more solid, the editing and overall "put-togetherness" of New Girl has vastly improved.

The performances are fine, but the main problem is the lack of chemistry. I’m not sure if it has something to do with the casting or the writing, but there’s just not much sizzle between any of the characters. Jess’ inability to say the word "penis" was surprisingly well-played for a cliché gag – and a tiresome one at that – but it worked with her character, an immature, dorky, elementary school teacher and Zooey Deschanel put a lot of enthusiasm and energy into the kind of gag you’d usually only find on a straight – to – DVD ripoff of Not Another Teen Movie and made it work. Read More...


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