Tag Archives: New Girl

“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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Cameoverload

Good lord, there was a lot of talent crammed into this week’s episode of New Girl (#3.2, “Jacooz”): Besides recurring co-love-interest ‘Elizabeth’ (Merritt Wever), Schmidt also had to contend with scheming co-worker ‘Beth’ (Eva Amurri)… while Winston suspected that his … 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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Chloë: Cameo Queen

I’ve enjoyed Chloë Sevigny’s contributions to a lot of great films over the years (Trees Lounge and American Psycho being two personal faves), but now I’m a little scared that she’s started stalking me through my TV screen, by taking … Continue reading

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