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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S04, E06 (First Aired:
When the roommates learn the loft must pass a home visit and background check as part of Winston's police academy training, Jess reveals she may be hiding illegal substances in her closet.
S04, E07 (First Aired:
Nick pretends to be gay around Jess' new beau; Winston works his ``long game'' on his new neighbors; Cece considers a breast reduction.
S04, E08 (First Aired:
Jess, Coach and Ryan attend a teachers' conference; Nick, Schimdt and Winston plan a wild weekend while Jess is away.
S04, E09 (First Aired:
With everyone still single, Schmidt decides everyone should bring a guest compatible with another roommate to Thanksgiving.
S04, E10 (First Aired:
When Jess and Cece have a disagreement, Schmidt regrets trying to understand the politics of fights between girls; Nick goes on a date with Tran's granddaughter.
S04, E11 (First Aired:
Each member of the gang prepares for a trip home for the holidays, but they all end up trapped at the airport.
S04, E12 (First Aired:
Nick and Coach become concerned when they meet Winston's new training officer (Nasim Pedrad); Jess uses Schmidt in hope of influencing a councilwoman to stop the night construction taking place outside the loft.
S04, E13 (First Aired:
A class trip turns disastrous when Jess tries to avoid showing favoritism to Ryan; Schmidt develops an ulcer; Winston becomes fixated on wearing a crystal.
S04, E14 (First Aired:
Jess helps Schmidt and Nick pitch their idea for a suit made out of sweatshirt material to entrepreneur Lori Greiner; Winston and Coach decide to invest in Cece's future.
S04, E15 (First Aired:
A new bar opens, providing the final piece of the puzzle for Nick's Valentine's Day pub crawl; Jess and Ryan consider their future; Coach meets a new woman; Schmidt tries to find a place in the world of politics.
S04, E16 (First Aired:
Jess and the gang travel to her childhood home in Portland, Ore., for her father's wedding.
S04, E17 (First Aired:
Schmidt's fear of spiders forces the loft into a lockdown as the gang searches for the culprit; Winston accidentally makes Jess think that Cece has feelings for Nick.
S04, E18 (First Aired:
After partying at Bearclaw's, Jess and Cece return to a familiar face at the loft; Coach worries about letting Nick and Winston around his new girlfriend.
S04, E19 (First Aired:
Jess attends a funeral hoping to delete a sext she sent to the deceased; Schmidt's mom visits and demands he write thank you notes for his bar mitzvah gifts; Winston wants to be off-duty friends with his partner.
S04, E20 (First Aired:
Fawn takes Jess to a charity golf tournament; Winston lies about being a cop when he meets a beautiful woman.
S04, E21 (First Aired:
Schmidt sacrifices himself to help Fawn out of a scandal; Jess dubs herself a love doctor; Coach must make a life-changing decision.
S04, E22 (First Aired:
With Coach preparing to move out, Schmidt decides to go through his own stuff as well; Jess and Nick contemplate their feelings for each other.