New Girl

New Girl (2011)

21 mistakes

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Pilot - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: In the pilot, the exterior of a bar is shown as a scene transition. While the show takes place in Los Angeles, the bar and street intersection shown are in Providence, Rhode Island. You can see a banner with the word Providence in the shot and the street names match the intersection.

A Father's Love - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Schmidt and Robbie are spying on Cece's date, Schmidt sits down at Robbie's table to his left and after they both admit that they are still in love with her they bring it in for a hug. Cece walks over to confront them and they are still embracing each other, but they have suddenly switched places and Schmidt is on the right and Robbie is on the left.

Models - S2-E5

Other mistake: In the beginning when Jess is showing the guys her outfit for Cece's party, you can see she is wearing blue platform high heels. She walks in them just fine. But the next day, when she's filling in for Cece, she's given platform high heels and can't walk in them at all. (00:02:37 - 00:15:17)

All In - S3-E1

Factual error: This episode reveals that Winston is colorblind, seeing green as brown. But later in the series, Winston becomes a cop, working for the LAPD. This wouldn't have happened because candidates for the LAPD are put through a color blindness test where they are required to quickly and accurately identify colors. Winston would have failed and would not have been allowed to join the LAPD.

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Winston's Birthday - S2-E24

Continuity mistake: When Jess walks out of her bedroom to meet Nick on the roof, she is wearing blue and white striped pajamas. But when Jess opens the door to the roof, she is wearing a pink robe.

Prince - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: At the party when Winston and Coach are talking to the two women and Nick walks up, the girl that says it's hot and starts removing her jacket, almost completely off in that shot. But then it cuts and cuts back and her jacket is almost entirely on, and she starts taking it off again.

Kids - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: Jess is talking to Rachel about Nick's new girlfriend and the back of Schmidt's head is seen, where he has been standing behind Ceca the entire time. The in the very next shot, Schmidt is impossibly sitting back in his seat on the other side of the table he just was. (00:14:10)


Mario - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: When Nick asks Jess to marry him in the park she has gold glittery nail polish on. In the next shot they're at home calling her dad to tell him the news and she has navy blue nails. It's still the same night as they have the same clothes on.


Bob & Carol & Nick & Schmidt - S5-E5

Other mistake: In 5x04 'No Girl' at the end of the episode Brandon is wearing Jess' dress and shows a red, black and white striped dress which Schmidt and Nick say they like. At the end of 5x05 when they're shouting to Jess in the hotel room, she's seen in this exact dress, but she's meant to be sequestered, so would have had no way to get the dress as it wasn't packed. (00:21:18)

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Basketsball - S3-E12

Factual error: There is no HDMI plugged in to the TV, which is accurate for there being no input detected when Coach turns it on to watch the game, but Jess cuts a coaxial cable that is plugged directly into the TV. The input should have been on the Live TV/Antenna/Over-the-Air/Channels input if that's how they watch TV. (00:15:29)

Dance - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: When Schmidt and Nick are having their sweat, Schmidt's towel is around his waist when Winston walks in, then slung over his shoulder in the next shot. (00:02:40)

Es Good - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Schmidt and Cece invite everyone to see their new kitchen walls, the beer bottles in front of Jess and Robbie change positions when Jess asks "Wait, you're just getting walls now? Who's building your house? Congress?"


Es Good - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: In this episode, Robby still has the scar on his face from when Jess injured him at the gym in an earlier episode. But at the end of the episode when he and Jess are talking on the sofa, the scar has magically vanished.


Goldmine - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Schmidt bursts in on Cece and the surgeon, you can see that Cece has some sort of top on under her gown. Then when Schmidt goes to say goodbye to her breasts, she just undoes her robe and is nude underneath.

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Nick Miller: You're a freaking gold digger, Jess.
Jess: Do you think that if I were a gold digger, I'd be interested in you? I would be the worst gold digger in the world.

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Question: Is there a reason that Coach was only in the first couple of episodes? It almost seems like they used him in place of Winston, I'm guessing because of a scheduling conflict. It's just really weird that it seems like Coach is going to be one of the main characters and yet Winston comes and Coach is just gone.


Chosen answer: Damon Wayons, Jr., who played Coach, took the role because he believed his current show, "Happy Endings" on ABC, was going to be cancelled. When it was renewed, he had to leave the cast of New Girl. He returned later in the series after Happy Endings was actually cancelled.

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