Tag Archives: Hannah Simone

“I Have Russian Nesting Doll…”

[Contains “Giggle Dirt” and SPOILERS!!!] The fifth season of New Girl (2016) had the potential to be the show’s strongest to date, with the Schmidt-and-Cece-Wedding arc providing a solid structural spine and a fertile new source of stories and jokes… … Continue reading

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Girl, Resumed

[Contains child-labour chain-gangs and SPOILERS!!!] Fox’s announcement that the upcoming season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine would crossover with New Girl inspired me to revisit the latter sitcom, which I’d dropped from my rotation shortly after the godawful “Girl Fight” fudge-up of … Continue reading

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The New Nadir

[Contains incomplete baby-cages and SPOILERS!!!] Despite the fact that this week’s episode of New Girl featured the eagerly-awaited return of Rebecca Reid as callous Russian model ‘Nadia’ (hilarious as always), and the welcome addition of Greta Lee as Nick’s dream … Continue reading

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Old Boys

[Contains buried fridges and SPOILERS!!!] New Girl returned for a fourth season this week, and I greeted it with mixed feelings. Although I still think Zooey Deschanel is totes adorable (with a silent “K”)*, I’d started to lose enthusiasm towards … Continue reading

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Downbacks

[Contains pop-star slapping SPOILERS!] As the American TV networks announce all their shiny new shows at the industry upfronts, three of my regular lunchtime amusements ground to a halt this week: Bob’s Burgers went from strength to strength in its … Continue reading

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“Samosa? Yes, please, Samosa.”

This week’s episode of New Girl (#2.16) seemed particularly Desi-centric, with the gang following ‘CeCe’ to an Indian Wedding Conference (basically like a speed-dating event, with games and activities for eligible singles), and working through their own issues while surrounded … Continue reading

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“Adorkable” (adj.)

I was introduced to this portmanteau via an AV Club article about Zooey “Zoey” Deschanel’s upcoming sitcom, New Girl, which will premiere on Fox on September 20th. Deschanel stars as ‘Jess Day’, a twenty-something woman who has to find a … Continue reading

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