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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S03, E18 (First Aired:
Nick and Jess must adjust to the lack of personal space when Jess moves into his bedroom; Cece thinks Abby (Linda Cardellini) is taking advantage of Schmidt; Winston struggles to get physically fit.
S03, E20 (First Aired:
Nick and Jess confront some truths about their relationship; Winston, Schmidt and Coach try to make a better second impression on some attractive neighbors.
S05, E20 (First Aired:
Sam introduces Jess to his female best friend; Nick worries Gavin will hurt Schmidt; Winston is troubled by a reaction to a gift.
S03, E19 (First Aired:
Jess hires Coach, then must immediately fire him; Schmidt asks Nick and Winston to represent him at a deposition when he is sued; a younger man falls for Cece.
S03, E21 (First Aired:
Nick and Jess try to keep their breakup a secret; Winston passes the police academy entrance exam and demands a celebration.
S03, E22 (First Aired:
Jess worries that someone is trying to sabotage her first middle school dance and asks the gang to help chaperone.
S03, E23 (First Aired:
Nick and Jess ask the gang to accompany them on a cruise they booked while they were still dating; Schmidt tries to win Cece back; Winston endeavors to fix Jess and Nick's relationship.
S04, E01 (First Aired:
The friends make a pact to each get lucky at their final wedding of the season; Winston recovers from his police academy training; Coach realizes he has already hooked up with every woman at the party.
S04, E02 (First Aired:
Schmidt teaches Jess about mobile dating; Coach, Cece and Nick crash a party thrown by Winston's fellow police cadets, impacting his ability to make a good impression.
S04, E03 (First Aired:
Jess' dad visits with his new girlfriend (Kaitlin Olson), who turns out to be Jess and Cece's high school rival; Schmidt gets the guys to help him at work by participating in a focus group.
S04, E04 (First Aired:
Jess goes out with a less-than-impressive guy to prove that girls aren't shallow; Winston and Cece convince Schmidt and Coach they could be male models and pit them against each other.
S05, E21 (First Aired:
Schmidt needs help rewriting his vows; Jess thinks Sam is going to propose, so she asks the gang to play ``True American'' to avoid giving him an answer.
S04, E05 (First Aired:
When Coach's relationship with the school nurse gets messy, Jess must enforce a new ``no fraternization'' policy among the staff; Nick enjoys his new role as Schmidt and Winston's secretary.
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.