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“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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Do You Know Where Your Towel Is?

Back in the day, I used to be a huge Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fanboy… I read the books, I watched the show, I listened to the tapes, and I even attended a convention or two… so by the … Continue reading

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HippieWatch: Guerrin Gardner

While we’re on the subject of cavorting “flower children”, this week’s instalment of New Girl (ep #1.16) saw the disarmingly domestic dandy ‘Schmidt’ (Max Greenfield) casting off his household duties, work commitments, and finely tailored clothing, in order to join … Continue reading

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New(ish) Girl

So, the first season of New Girl will debut on Ch4 tomorrow evening, giving Brits without internet access their first glimpse of one of the best new comedies of 2011. Meanwhile, new episodes will begin airing in the U.S. again … Continue reading

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