New Girl all grown up and ready to say goodbye

New Girl's Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel.
New Girl's Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel. PHOTO: 20TH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION
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Long-running shows tread a fine line when teasing an on-again, off-again romance.

The creators of the sitcom New Girl (2011 to now) discovered this not long after first making sparks fly between Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson) in Season 2 five years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2018, with the headline New Girl all grown up and ready to say goodbye. Subscribe