Summary: After going through a rough breakup, awkward and upbeat Jess (Zooey Deschanel) moves in with three single guys. Intelligent and witty Nick is an underachiever who took the bartender off-ramp on his road to success. Schmidt obsesses over his social standing and looks at Jess as a personal project. Winston is a competitive former athlete who, after realizing he will never become a pro, moves into the loft. Together with Jess' best friend, Cece, they bond to form an unlikely, and dysfunctional, family.
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Jess and her dad unexpectedly help one another with their love lives; Nick asks Aly for help with his relationship with Reagan; Schmidt contemplates using his first name.
Jess is prepared to reveal her true feelings to Nick; Nick accepts a meeting with a book publisher; Aly helps Winston reconnect with an important person; Cece and Schmidt receive big news.
S05, E04 (First Aired:
While Jess is sequestered at jury duty, Nick tries to earn money to help pay for Schmidt's bachelor party; Winston thinks K.C. is cheating on him and turns to Cece for help.
S05, E05 (First Aired:
Nick's cousin (Bill Burr) and his wife (Lennon Parham) come to Nick with a shocking request; Winston helps Cece look for a wedding dress.