New Girl Review: The All-Time Worst Crier

I think we can all admit that Paul is the best guy Jess has dated all season, maybe not in terms of relationship quality, but definitely when it comes to witty banter and physical comedy. His crying face is genius, and it only pales in comparison to his Jimmy Stewart impression from his earlier guest spot.

But the Paul in "Backslide" isn’t the guy we knew back in the day before the midseason break. He’s a new man. Or, at least he has a new lady.

This lady is the Asian Jessica Day; she has long dark hair, hipster glasses, and wears dresses. The idea of her turns Schmidt on, but that’s kind of off message. What is on message? That Jess is a backslider, but all the backsliding in this week’s episode is a trigger for some forward movement. Read More...


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