'The Mindy Project' Season 1 finale: 'We are not at the point ... where we're murdering characters yet'

Already renewed for a second season, FOX's freshman comedy "The Mindy Project" has the rare pleasure to close out its season on Tuesday, May 14, with the assurance that it'll return next year.But that doesn't mean that star, executive producer and writer Mindy Kaling -- who plays love-hungry 30-something OB/GYN Dr. Mindy Lahiri -- is ending at a different place than she planned.Out on the Universal Studios back lot, around the corner from what looks like a giant courthouse and a huge, flat painted row of urban buildings, Kaling is taking a break inside a jumbled restaurant set. From the giant Buddha and pagoda lamps, it might have been a Chinese eatery.The penultimate episode is in production, involving a frat party and two of Mindy's ex-boyfriends: cool Lutheran pastor Casey (Anders Holm, "Workaholics") and dentist Tom (Bill Hader, "Saturday Night Live"). There's even some violence, but first, it's time for a snack."I'm going to add...



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