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New Girl: Parents

Jess invites her divorced Mom and Dad over for Thanksgiving dinner and enlists Nick and Cece to help her with a "Parent Trap" to reunite them. Meanwhile, Schmidt's cousin, Big Schmidt, visits, and Winston manipulates them into an escalating battle to prove their manhood.

Source: FOX


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x8
Production Number: 2ATM08
Airdate: Tuesday November 20th, 2012

Director: Jesse Peretz
Writer: Ryan Koh

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Nov 26, 2012
UK (E4) May 14, 2013
ZA (M-Net Series) Jul 20, 2013

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jamie Lee Curtis
As Joan Day
Recurring
Rob Reiner
As Bob Day
Recurring
Rob Riggle
As Big Schmidt

Co-Guest Stars
Ariela Barer
As Teen Cece
Recurring
Lauren Dair Owens
As Teen Jess
Recurring
Matthew Jacob Wayne
As Young Schmidt
Michael Chey
As Young Big Schmidt
Main Cast
Zooey Deschanel
As Jessica "Jess" Day
Jake Johnson (2)
As Nicholas "Nick" Miller
Max Greenfield
As Schmidt
Lamorne Morris
As Winston Bishop
Hannah Simone
As Cecilia "Cece" Parekh
Other Episode Crew

CreatorElizabeth Meriwether
Executive ProducerBrett Baer  |  Dave Finkel  |  Katherine Pope  |  Peter Chernin  |  Jake Kasdan  |  Elizabeth Meriwether
Co-Executive ProducerDonick Cary  |  Kay Cannon
ProducerErin O'Malley  |  David Iserson  |  Luvh Rakhe  |  Ryan Koh  |  Zooey Deschanel  |  Pavun Shetty
Co-ProducerMegan Mascena Gaspar
Consulting ProducerJ.J. Philbin
Production DesignerMichael Whetstone
EditorBrian Merken
CastingMichael Nicolo  |  Anya Colloff
Unit Production ManagerErin O'Malley
First Assistant DirectorWilliam Purple
Second Assistant DirectorAudrey Clark
Staff WriterKim Rosenstock  |  Rebecca Addelman  |  Christian Magalhaes  |  Bob Snow
Music EditorClint Bennett
Music SupervisorTom Wolfe (2)  |  Manish Raval
Costume DesignerDebra McGuire
Key GripTom Harjo
Camera OperatorCasey Hotchkiss  |  Tommy Lohmann
Set DecoratorJane Shirkes
Location ManagerJesse Cole
Transportation CoordinatorBret Stewart
Property MasterBen Lewis (2)
Production Sound MixerKen Segal
Script SupervisorLori Grabowski
Production CoordinatorWendi Hauser
Script CoordinatorErica Peterson
Assistant EditorKeenan Hiett
Post Production SupervisorBrenda D. Alvarado
Supervising Sound EditorJohn Kincade
Re-Recording MixerJohn Chamberlin  |  Chris Philp
GafferCurtis Bradford
Director of PhotographyRuss T. Alsobrook
Story EditorJosh Malmuth  |  Nick Adams (2)  |  Berkley Johnson
Stunt CoordinatorJimmy Sharp
Post Production CoordinatorKimberly Gibbs
Special EffectsThomas Mertz
Costume SupervisorMary Walbridge
Makeup Department Head Jorjee Douglas
Production AccountantSuzie Shimizu
ScoreLudwig Goransson
Casting AssociateJessica Munks
Post Production AssistantCynthia Vargas  |  Joe Hill (1)
Original CastingSeth Yanklewitz  |  Juel Bestrop
Hair Department HeadShelly Brien
Assistant Art DirectorMichael Budge
Construction ForemanMark Peters
Second Second Assistant DirectorDan Portnoy
Writers' Production AssistantMac Brown
Writers' AssistantSophia Lear  |  Ashley Burleson
Main Title Theme ByMichael Andrews (3)  |  Brett Baer  |  Zooey Deschanel  |  Dave Finkel  |  Elizabeth Meriwether
Editorial Associate ProducerSteve Welch
Associate Producer For ProductionRyan Janata
 
Warning: New Girl season 2 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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