Tonight on New Girl: Nick Goes Undercover

NG-Ep214-sc-7_0173After last week’s family heavy outing for Nick (Jake Johnson), tonight on New Girl he will be going undercover in Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) creative writing class to spy on a potentially dangerous student. Meanwhile back at the loft there is an examination of Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Schmidt’s (Max Greenfield) peculiarities.

One of Jess’ students Edgar (guest star Nate Corddry), is showing some odd signs of behavior and he could be dangerous. Nick takes it upon himself to go undercover in the class as Julius Pepperwood and find out whether Jess should be worried. From the promo photos it looks like we can expect some Nick and Jess hijinks and there have been several stories recently that have put an emphasis on this pairing. There’s no denying how strong their chemistry is and it’s good to see that they aren’t fighting it this year in terms of story structure. Most episodes feature at least one Nick and Jess heart to heart and recently it feels like they have stepped up a notch; from Nick getting dumped at the cabin to his speech about being broken last week these moments have felt important in the relationship between these two.

Nick is not the only character trying to figure out who he is – it’s something that they all share – though Nick is the one who is the least happy with his position in life and the one who still doesn’t know what he really wants to do. This is why this has been the season of Nick in a way; even though he still doesn’t know what he wants to be, he is taking steps to get where this might be. It could easily be said each week that Jake Johnson is magnificent (in fact if you check my Twitter, I do) with what they are giving him to do and this has a lot to do with the writers knowing what the characters strengths are. This undercover role looks like it could be just the thing that Johnson excels at doing with his performance as Nick Miller.

Shenanigans will be occurring beyond Jess and Nick’s ‘To Catch a Killer’ plot and from the brief moment of Schmidt in the promo below, it looks like things are going to get weird in the best possible way. This will all start with Winston having an embarrassing encounter with Cece (Hannah Simone); what could that be?

Watch a promo for tonight’s episode “Pepperwood” below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2gk5Z29a_c&version=3&hl=en_US

Leave a Reply

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Vegas Rat Rods
Why An ER Reboot Would Be a Huge Mistake
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Gangland Undercover
Five Reasons the Show “First Dates” is Completely Fake
By Far the Funniest Line in the History of Nicolas Cage’s Career
The Reliance on CGI Has Grown More than You Might Think
Did The Size of Javier Bardem’s Head Land Him Frankenstein Role?
Joss Whedon Takes Control on ‘Justice League’ Movie After Snyder Suffers Family Tragedy
Watch Celine Dion Dancing to Cher Backstage in her Poofy White Dress
The Most Surprising Billboard Music Awards Moments Ever
No One Else is Talking About How The Wonder Woman Theme Song is “Immigrant Song” in Disguise?
Cellist Tina Guo Performs Sultry Cover of the Wonder Woman Theme
Boxer David Benavidez Scores the Knockout of the Year
Official NBA Twitter Page has No Clue who Dave Chappelle Is
JaVale McGee Should Thank Shaquille O’Neal for the Attention
Ex-Clippers Billionaire Owner Donald Sterling Seen With Young Vixen
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Video Game Gets a Hilarious Trailer
Will We See The Legend of Zelda on Our Smartphones?
A Wild Pikachu Incident Occurs at a Mall in South Korea
Guy Might Go to Prison for Playing Pokemon Go in Russian Church
Rare Footage Shows Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme Training Together
Five Things You Didn’t know about Megan Follows
Orlando Bloom Gets Waitress Viviana Ross Fired Being the Guy Who “Got the Waitress”
“That Guy” Actor of the Day: Richard E. Grant