The Mindy Project Season 1 Review “Mindy’s Birthday”

So, as you know by virtue of reading this, if you didn’t know it already, "The Mindy Project" was able to get a reprieve and was picked up for a full season by FOX. Whether this is by simple default because FOX needed to plug a hole after the more successful "New Girl," or because Kaling had just enough fans at the network to pull it off in the short-term is open to debate, but regardless, the show is back for another round of episodes, and that is good news for us fans. For her first episode back, entitled "Mindy’s Birthday," Mindy got a most unwelcome surprise when the gang and a few select others got together to throw her a party. It wouldn’t have been so bad if their gifts weren’t so condescending and reinforced her single status a bit too much for her liking, but there it was. I thought the cookbook was good for a laugh (Danny: "That’s perfect for you! You have no idea how to cook and you’re single!"), and especially amusing was the Chris Evans "body pillow." (I got a kick out of one of Mindy’s male friends snuggling up to it later at the hospital.) READ MORE...


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