New Girl Recap: Put It on Me

Creating a successful period piece takes enormous attention to detail, as evidenced by Schmidt’s walk-in scale model of Don Draper’s office. A less celebrated accomplishment is creating a fictional present rooted in an actual past. Ugh. This would be easier to explain if you were on mushrooms. Mad Men offers a past that gets all the details right. What New Girl delivers is a present that’s informed by the past in very believable ways.  Read More...


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