The second season of the American comedy series New Girl premiered on September 25, 2012 on Fox and concluded on May 14, 2013. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves around offbeat teacher Jess (Zooey Deschanel) after her moving into an LA loft with three men, Nick (Jake Johnson), Schmidt (Max Greenfield), and Winston (Lamorne Morris); Jess' best friend Cece (Hannah Simone) also appear regularly.
The show combines comedy and drama elements as the characters, who are in their early thirties, deal with maturing relationships and career choices.
Brooklyn Decker also guest starred in Song's introductory episode, appearing as Holly. Odette Annable guest starred as Nick's new boss and love interest, Shane, in the episode "Quick Hardening Caulk"; It was previously reported that Annable's role would be recurring, however, she only appeared in one episode. Schmidt throws a party at Nick's bar, in celebration of his penis cast being removed.
Schmidt rejects Cece's Christmas gift after she denies him after he proclaimed his love for her.
Nick thinks that Edgar (Nate Corddry), a student in Jess' creative writing class, is a psychotic killer.
Nick finally decides to sit down to begin writing his zombie novel.
Tired of taking showers, Jess and Winston decide that they want to put a bathtub in the loft.
Schmidt agrees to be consensually sexually harassed by his new boss, Emma (Carla Gugino).
Cece is bothered after Robby labels her a "nice girl".Winston has random sexual fantasies, due to Shelby refusing to have intercourse with him for many weeks.Jess begins to have genuine feelings for Sam as more than a sexual partner, after seeing him work as a pediatrician during the day.Cece introduces her new boyfriend, Robby (Nelson Franklin) to Schmidt.Jess meets Sam (David Walton), a handsome stranger who thinks she is his blind date; A regular (Raymond J.Winston feels it is finally time to break up with Shelby.