New Girl: Season 5

New Girl: Season 5

New Girl: Season 5

Zooey Deschanel earned multiple Golden Globe-nominations leading this beloved comedy series playing an offbeat, dorky, adorable girl in her late 20s. With little experience hanging out with boys, she moves in with three single men after a break-up.

2016Rating: TV-14USA20th Century Fox Television
Comedy

Streaming (2 Providers)

Episodes

EPISODE 5.1

Big Mama P

When Cece and Schmidt ask Jess and Nick to be... More their Maid of Honor and Best Man, respectively, their first task is to plan the engagement party. But when Jess invites Cece's mom to join in the celebration, Cece is forced to make a surprising announcement to Schmidt.

EPISODE 5.2

What About Fred

Jumping back into the dating pool, Jess finds herself dating... More a dud (guest star Taran Killam), but falls in love with his perfect parents (guest stars Henry Winkler and Julie Haggerty). Meanwhile, Nick (Jake Johnson) and Schmidt have very different ideas about how to run the bar.

EPISODE 5.3

Jury Duty

Jess eagerly reports to jury duty, until she discovers she... More may be up for a work promotion. Meanwhile, Nick reaches his limit with Cece's messiness in the loft.

EPISODE 5.4

No Girl

With Jess sequestered at jury duty, Nick turns the loft... More into an airbnb in order to help pay for Schmidt's upcoming bachelor party. Meanwhile, Winston asks Cece for help when he suspects KC is cheating on him.

EPISODE 5.5

Bob & Carol & Nick & Schmidt

Nick's cousin and his wife visit with a very special... More request, which prompts Schmidt to offer Nick a glimpse into the future. Meanwhile, Winston and Cece shop for a wedding dress.

EPISODE 5.6

Reagan

A beautiful pharmaceutical rep enters the gang’s life when she... More agrees to sublet Jess’ room while she is on jury duty.

EPISODE 5.7

Wig

Schmidt and Cece take action when Nick's attraction to Reagan... More impacts their relationship; Winston teaches Reagan about breakups.

EPISODE 5.8

The Decision

Reagan challenges Nick and Winston's indecisiveness when she says she... More will sleep with only one of them; while looking at wedding venues with Cece, Schmidt runs into his college frenemy, Benjamin.

EPISODE 5.9

Heat Wave

Things heat up between Nick and Reagan over who can... More provide the loft with the best air conditioning unit. Meanwhile, Winston uses his “cop voice” to help Schmidt prep Cece for a newscaster audition.

EPISODE 5.10

Goosebumps Walkaway

Jess attempts to discover the real identity of a juror... More who was sequestered with her; Reagan prepares to move on; Winston and Cece help Schmidt overcome his fear of public dancing.

EPISODE 5.11

The Apartment

It's time for Cece to move into the loft. While... More Jess is helping her friend move out of her beloved apartment, she has to finish the school's budget by morning, which the new principal has neglected to tell her. Meanwhile, Winston gets a new partner to avoid having to work side-by-side with Aly.

EPISODE 5.12

D-Day

After Cece receives an exciting new job offer, Jess agrees... More to help Schmidt with the wedding preparations, but things don’t go as planned when Schmidt’s dad, Gavin, appears. Meanwhile, Winston and Nick get into a competition over whose job is harder.

EPISODE 5.13

Sam, Again

Jess applies for a job at a progressive new school,... More but things take a turn when she finds out the principal is dating her ex-boyfriend, Sam. Meanwhile, Nick gets a cold and Schmidt quarantines the roommates to prevent himself from getting sick before his big presentation.

EPISODE 5.14

300 Feet

When Jess is served a restraining order by her ex-boyfriend,... More Sam, she sets out to clear her name with Winstons help. Nick and Schmidt plot against the owner of a trendy new bar that opened on their street.

EPISODE 5.15

Jeff Day

Jess invents a male alter ego, "Jeff Day," in order... More to buy a new car from a sexist salesman, but her plan backfires when both Nick and Sam arrive at the dealership pretending to be him. Meanwhile, Schmidt and Cece panic when Winston decides to bring his new prankster girlfriend, Rhonda as his plus one to their wedding.

EPISODE 5.16

Helmet

Despite being happy with Sam, Jess confesses to Cece that... More she had a sex dream about Nick. And Schmidt attempts to help Winston land Furguson a cat audition when he finds out Aly's boyfriend is a talent agent for pets.

EPISODE 5.17

Road Trip

After being emasculated in front of Cece, Schmidt insists on... More a manly bachelor party weekend in Vegas, but the road trip goes awry when the guys end up at a desert biker bar and he must put his newfound bravado to the test.

EPISODE 5.18

A Chill Day In

Refusing to accept that their crazy days are behind them,... More Jess and Cece abandon their low-key bachelorette party plans and seek a night out to top all others.

EPISODE 5.19

Dress

Jess races to make alterations to Cece’s bridal dress, while... More Schmidt tries to keep his “wedding workshop” a secret at work, and Nick struggles to ask Reagan to be his date to the nuptials. Meanwhile, Winston and Aly try to keep their relationship on the down-low at work.

EPISODE 5.20

Return To Sender

Jess meets Sam’s female best friend, Diane. Meanwhile, Nick is... More worried Gavin will disappoint Schmidt again and Winston is offended by a reaction to a birthday gift.

EPISODE 5.21

Wedding Eve

On the night before the wedding, Nick and Winston try... More to help Schmidt re-write his vows and Jess, thinking that Sam is going to propose to her, rallies the gang into playing True American to avoid giving him an answer.

EPISODE 5.22

Landing Gear

Schmidt makes a last ditch effort to convince Cece's mom... More to come to their wedding, but in doing so, he might miss the special day himself.

New Girl: Season 5 | Reviews

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Season 1 review: A series like New Girl has that It factor - Zooey Deschanel - which makes it something to let grow.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Season 1 review: I mildly enjoy [New Girl] but don't love and don't terribly have a lot of confidence in...

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Salon

Salon

Season 1 review: The show might become a huge hit with kids who haven't lived long enough to know how fast they'd run to avoid these people if they were real.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Season 1 review: In another, less imaginative show, Deschanel's Jess would be the wacky sidekick...

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IGN

IGN

Season 1 review: Zooey Deschanel steals the show...

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Season 1 review: Atrociously cutesy...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Season 1 review: New Girl tries too hard and falls short for doing so.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Season 1 review: If this show's going to succeed, it's going to have to figure out how to build a slightly more complex inner-life for its protagonist.

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New York Post

New York Post

Season 1 review: It's the dialogue that takes this series over the top.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Season 1 review: New Girl is charming and quite funny.

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We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

While New Girl continues to churn out solid jokes, its new season suffers from repetitive plotlines.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Didn't have me laughing every minute, but did have me smiling for most of its running length.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Seeing Fox's fivesome back together after a long break is a refreshing experience for sitcom savants...

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