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New Girl: Season 2 (2012-2013)

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Critic Consensus: New Girl's terrific ensemble cast remains its most valuable asset, and the show is buoyed by a deeper, more relatable central performance from lead Zooey Deschanel in its sophomore season.

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In the quirky comedy's sophomore season, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) tries to find a new career after she's laid off from her teaching job. She also starts dating a handsome doctor, but her increasingly close friendship with roommate Nick (Jake Johnson) leads to romantic complications. Meanwhile, Cece (Hannah Simone) learns that time may be running out for her to have children naturally, so she begins aggressively seeking a suitable Indian husband—much to the dismay of Schmidt (Max Greenfield), who's still in love with her; and Winston (Lamorne Morris) experiences ups and downs in his career and love life.

Cast

Satya Bhabha
as Shivrang
Dennis Farina
as Walt Miller
Kali Hawk
as Shelby
Taylor Swift
as Wedding Guest
Steve Agee
as Outside Dave
Rob Riggle
as Big Schmidt
Andy Gala
as Rajiv
Bill Burr
as Bobby
Kay Cannon
as Melissa
Merritt Wever
as Elizabeth
Ellen Albertini Dow
as Old Aunt Ruthie
Carla Renata
as Octopussy
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Critic Reviews for New Girl: Season 2

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

Catchphrases aside, Deschanel actually plays tough much better than twee.

September 17, 2013 | Full Review…
Grantland
Top Critic

This show was at once a breath of fresh air. Now, with a love triangle, a wedding finale, and a big guest appearance, it feels more of the same.

May 14, 2013 | Full Review…
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Fox's adorkable comedy New Girl returned from its first year a smarter, funnier and all-around better show.

October 1, 2013 | Full Review…
Television Without Pity

Overall, "Elaine's Big Day" is a very good finale to what has been an exceptional second season of New Girl, and we should await the third season with baited breath.

September 21, 2013 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…
We Got This Covered

Funny though it can be, New Girl is going nowhere.

April 30, 2013 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…
PopMatters

Fortified with great chemistry, the entire cast in an irresistible force, spouting goofy one-liners that put us in constant crack-up mode.

September 25, 2012 | Full Review…
Contra Costa Times

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