New Girl (2011–2018)
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Jess admits she might be in possession of certain illegal substances, which complicates Winston's plans as the loft must pass a home visit and a background check as a part of his police academy training. Schmidt kisses Cece.

Director:

Lorene Scafaria
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Zooey Deschanel ... Jess Day
Jake Johnson ... Nick Miller
Max Greenfield ... Schmidt
Lamorne Morris ... Winston Bishop
Hannah Simone ... Cece Parekh
Damon Wayans Jr. ... Coach
Cleo King ... Sergeant Dorado
Marques Ray ... Duquan
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Storyline

Jess admits she might be in possession of certain illegal substances, which complicates Winston's plans as the loft must pass a home visit and a background check as a part of his police academy training. Schmidt kisses Cece.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2014 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

First episode to use the new intro theme so as to show all of the main characters See more »

Goofs

During Schmidt and Cece's conversation about her dating Mark-Paul Gosselaar, at one point (from a camera angle behind her head) she leans in to place her ear on the door and listen. When the camera cuts to show her from the front, she's nowhere near the door. Then when it cuts back, she's leaning on the door again. This goes back and forth multiple times, with her position changing every time the angle changes. See more »

Quotes

Winston Bishop: Oh, hey. How do I look?
Jess: Terrible.
Schmidt: N-Not for me.
Nick Miller: Not great.
Coach: Like crap.
Jess: Go change.
Schmidt: I don't like any of it.
Winston Bishop: Wow. You guys are like rubbing alcohol. You sting me in the now, but you save me in the later.
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Connections

References New Jack City (1991) See more »

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So funny
14 August 2019 | by kimbok-55737See all my reviews

I just rewatched this episode and laughed out loud the whole time. So many amazing one liners.


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