They jumped off the page and begged me to give them a space in which to stomp around.
The show combines comedy and drama elements as the characters, who are in their early thirties, deal with maturing relationships and career choices.
Parker Posey guest starred as a "shot girl" at a party thrown by Schmidt in the season premiere episode "Re-Launch"; Leslie Mann was originally cast in the role, but pulled out due to a scheduling conflict.
Cece is bothered after Robby labels her a "nice girl".
Jess' divorced parents, Joan and Bob (Jamie Lee Curtis and Rob Reiner) come over to the apartment for Thanksgiving; Jess tries to get them back together despite numerous failed attempts in the past.
Nick meets Angie (Olivia Munn), a tough and beautiful stripper with a hotheaded boyfriend.