New Girl Recap: Feeling Twirly

Even if you’re allergic to the ukulele, loathe bangs, and can’t stand people who can’t stand people who can’t stand dessert, you’ve got to admit that Zooey Deschanel is a talented comic actress. Last night’s New Girl derived some of its best moments from her facial expressions, especially that demented grin when she decided — spoiler alert — to try to seduce Schmidt, armed with a hundred-pack of TuffSkins condoms.

Of course, it takes a while to get to that point. The episode began with Jess and Schmidt discussing how they’re both single on Valentine’s Day so they should "go out looking for some strange." Weirdly, it’s Jess who says that. Schmidt doesn’t like trying to pick up girls on February 14 because it’s too easy, like a Dominican teenager playing Little League, but Jess convinces him to come out as her wingman. "Watch out, ‘cause you’re about to get laid, world," she chirps. Read More...


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