New Girl Review: Sexretary

Is it just me, or is New Girl totally rocking the guest stars? It seems like every other day another big star or indie name, like Jeane Tripplehorn or Thomas Lennon, signs up for a dose of New Girl’s special kind of crazy.

This week’s episode,"Fancyman (Pt. 2)", had not one but two special guests: Dermot Mulroney reprising his role as Fancyma – I mean, Russell – and Martin Starr of Party Down fame as Nick’s college buddy Dirk. Dermot Mulroney’s presence is one of the few things that qualifies this as a follow-up to "Fancyman Pt 1". 

The Occupy theme from last week seems to have run its course, and even though I was hoping that New Girl would commit all the way and add some complexity to that plotline, it’s okay that it didn’t. I would rather have Meriwether drop it all together than attempt another shallow rendition. Political commentary just isn’t New Girl's strength at this point. Read More...


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