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The Mindy Project: Season 1 (2012-2013)




Critic Consensus: The Mindy Project is such a charming comedy, led by Mindy Kaling's impressive talent, that its faults are easy to forgive.


Air date: Sep 25, 2012
Air date: Oct 2, 2012
Air date: Oct 9, 2012
Air date: Oct 30, 2012
Air date: Oct 13, 2012
Air date: Nov 20, 2012
Air date: Nov 27, 2012
Air date: Dec 4, 2012
Air date: Dec 11, 2012
Air date: Jan 8, 2013

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Mindy Kaling, a veteran of NBC's "The Office" and one of the series' Emmy-nominated writers, is the creator and star of this comedy, which follows ob-gyn Mindy Lahiri, whose professional success does not match the mess that is her personal life--the first series kicks off with a drunken toast at her ex-boyfriend's wedding that leads to an embarrassing brush with the law, and it's all downhill from there. Obsessed with romantic comedies, Mindy dates several men, among them a high-powered lawyer … More

Genre: Comedy
Network: FOX
Premiere Date: Sep 25, 2012
Executive Producer:


Mindy Kaling
as Dr. Mindy Lahiri
Chris Messina
as Dr. Danny Castellano
Ed Weeks
as Dr. Jeremy Reed
Zoe Jarman
as Betsy Putch
Anna Camp
as Gwen Grandy
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Dr. Marc Shulman
Beth Grant
as Beverly
Amanda Setton
as Shauna Dicanio
Chloë Sevigny
as Christina, Christine
Ike Barinholtz
as Morgan Tookers
Ed Helms
as Danny
Mort Burke
as Parker
Mark Duplass
as Brendan, Brendan Des...
as Himself
as Policeman
Allison Williams
as Eye Patch Girl
Baron Davis
as Himself
Jay Duplass
as Duncan, Duncan Desla...
Mary Grill
as Maggie
Ellie Kemper
as Heather
Michael Durrell
as Dr. Walters
Alyssa Preston
as Overweight Woman
Amber Luallen
as Female Patient
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All Critics (48) | Top Critics (27)

The Mindy Project has made some midseason changes, and the results are charming.

Full Review… | September 26, 2013

Though it was far from the worst new series that premiered last fall), The Mindy Project was probably the most disappointing mostly due to the disconnect between the talent involved behind-the-scenes and finished product.

Full Review… | August 13, 2013
Television Without Pity

And that's how it's done. After a weak beginning, The Mindy Project showed us how off-beat, smart comedies can deliver.

Full Review… | March 15, 2013
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Kaling throws a lot of comedic pasta at the wall to see what will stick. Luckily, plenty does.

Full Review… | March 13, 2013
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

If you've resisted Kaling's charms up to now, nothing that happens tonight is likely to change your mind.

Full Review… | September 25, 2012
USA Today
Top Critic

Like The Office, The Mindy Project trades deftly on the humor of excruciating awkwardness.

Full Review… | September 25, 2012
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

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