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Season 1 episodes (24)
"The Mindy Project" is a biting new single-camera comedy from Emmy Award-nominated writer/producer and New York Times best-selling author Mindy Kaling ("The Office") that follows a woman who, despite having a successful career, is unlucky in love and desperately needs to get her personal life back on track before her friends and colleagues are forced to stage an intervention. Funny, impatient and politically incorrect, Mindy Lahiri (Kaling) can quote every romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan that exists. She loves the good ones and the bad ones, because the girl always gets the guy. Mindy is determined to be more punctual, spend less money, lose weight and read more books -- all in pursuit of becoming a well-rounded perfect woman... who can meet and date the perfect guy.
2 Hiring And Firing
When Mindy is given the responsibility of hiring a new nurse at the hospital, she offers the position to Morgan, a reformed ex-convict. Meanwhile, Jeremy puts his dating break-up skills to the test when he fires the problematic elderly nurse.
3 In The Club
When Shauna takes the office to the hottest nightclub in town, Mindy meets an unlikely potential suitor named Josh, who works as a lawyer for the New York Knicks. Meanwhile, Jeremy attempts to hit on a bride-to-be, and Morgan unexpectedly makes some extra cash as the club's bathroom attendant.
When Josh invites Mindy to a Halloween party, Mindy stresses out about finding the perfect costume to impress him. Meanwhile, Danny and Jeremy leave work early to finally take their driver's license tests, much to Danny's embarrassment.
5 Danny Castellano Is My Gynecologist
When Mindy must find a new gynecologist, she asks Danny to assume the role. Eventually, he accepts - on the grounds that Mindy will feel too uncomfortable to go through with the exam. The two then play a game of chicken to see who will back out of the deal first. Meanwhile, Jeremy tricks Morgan and Betsy into helping him break into Mindy's apartment to retrieve a valuable item.
Mindy decides to cook Thanksgiving dinner at Gwen's house, but she is completely caught off guard when her former blind date, Dennis, arrives with his new girlfriend. Meanwhile, a lonely Danny mans the empty office while Betsy and Jeremy visit Betsy's eccentric family for the holiday.
7 Teen Patient
Mindy is confronted with an awkward situation when her teenage neighbor comes to her for birth control. Meanwhile, Danny receives an anonymous complaint that Morgan has been inappropriately ogling Shauna.
8 Two to One
Mindy isn't getting respect from Danny and Jeremy, so she goes off to experience life as her own boss. Meanwhile, the group fights back when they discover that holistic midwives are stealing patients from Shulman & Associates.
9 Josh and Mindy's Christmas Party
When Mindy throws an office Christmas party at her apartment, she is eager for her colleagues to finally meet her boyfriend, but her plans go awry when she discovers a secret that Josh has been hiding. Meanwhile, Jeremy deals with doling out the office holiday bonuses, much to everyone's chagrin.
10 Mindy's Brother
When Mindy's brother visits from college, he tells Mindy that he wants to drop out and start a rap career, immediately causing Mindy to panic. Meanwhile, Danny and Jeremy lift the spirits of their elderly landlord with the hopes that she will reduce their office rent.
11 Bunk Bed
Mindy's goddaughter, Riley, demands that Mindy get a bunk bed for their sleepover. But Mindy's plan veers off-track when Morgan and Danny help to build the bed, and it collapses, injuring Gwen in the process. Meanwhile, Shauna and Betsy find some surprising items when they snoop through the office in an attempt to find out who's stealing the People magazines.
12 Hooking Up Is Hard
Mindy wants a one-night stand with Brendan, the midwife who once stole her patients, but things go wrong when Brendan's brother, Duncan, and Morgan show up. Meanwhile, Eye Patch and Danny go out on a date.
13 Harry & Sally
Mindy thinks she finally meets the perfect guy, Jaime, only to find that he's way too close to his female best friend, Lucy. Then, when Danny gets dumped by Jillian, he tries his best to get her back with the help of Morgan.
14 Harry & Mindy
Mindy tries to solve Jaime's best friend problem by pairing up Lucy with Danny on a Valentine's Day double date. However, Danny and Lucy hit it off immediately and sparks fly, ruining Mindy and Jaime's date. Meanwhile, on his way to his hot Valentine's hook-up, Jeremy helps Morgan with his pickup skills.
15 Mindy's Minute
Mindy gets offered to host her own medical segment on the local news, and counts on an unexpected source to help her prepare for her new gig. Meanwhile, Beverly returns to the office as an administrative assistant, but has trouble keeping up with hip culture and modern technology.
16 The One That Got Away
Mindy reunites with her "first kiss," Sam. The two reminisce about their time at Jewish summer camp, and soon rekindle the sparks of their teen romance.
17 Mindy's Birthday
Mindy's friends and co-workers unintentionally throw her the worst birthday party ever. And, after storming out, Mindy stumbles upon a new group of friends with whom to celebrate. But when she ends up in a fight with her new pals, she receives help from someone in her recent past. Meanwhile, Danny and Jeremy compete for the affection of Mindy's friend.
18 Danny's Friend
Danny gets caught sneaking out the office supply of painkillers for his troublemaker childhood friend Stevie (guest star Bill Tangradi), who has instant chemistry with Mindy. Meanwhile, Mindy is in for a shock when Heather (guest star Ellie Kemper), Josh's ex-girlfriend who ruined Mindy's Christmas party, shows up at her doorstep to ask for her blessing to move into her apartment building. Mindy says "yes," but immediately begins to plot ways to ruin Heather's rental application.
19 My Cool Christian Boyfriend
When Mindy goes on a date with a cute minister named Casey (guest star Anders Holm), she feels compelled to attend his church to show him that she is a good person. But when Casey admits to Mindy that he thinks she's a selfish person, she decides to go on the practice's volunteer trip to a women's prison to prove him wrong.
20 Pretty Man
When Mindy decides to have a night out by herself in the city, she hits it off with a stunningly handsome man (guest star Josh Meyers) who turns out to be a prostitute. Horrified, Mindy tries to avoid him until she realizes she needs a date for Danny and Alex's dinner party, so she gives him a makeover a la "Pretty Woman".
21 Santa Fe
As the doctors of Schulman and Associates prepare for a medical conference in Santa Fe, NM, Mindy receives a message from her ex-boyfriend, Josh (guest star Tommy Dewey), who is now living there and wants to talk. But Mindy is in for a surprise when she discovers why Josh moved west. Meanwhile, Morgan helps Jeremy work on a potentially career-changing presentation, which doesn't go according to plan.
When Danny's ex-wife, Christina (guest star Chloe Sevigny), comes back to New York to confront Danny about an emotional letter he had written to her, Morgan confesses that he had sent the letter unbeknownst to Danny, causing Danny to fire Morgan out of anger. Meanwhile, the rest of the staff compete in a triathlon and go head-to-head with the midwives, who have hired Morgan to work for them.
23 Frat Party
When Casey tells Mindy that he is moving to Haiti for a year, Mindy becomes extremely upset and goes to a frat party with her pre-med student mentee, where she runs into her ex-boyfriend Tom (guest star Bill Hader). Meanwhile, Danny and Jeremy plot a way to lure Morgan away from the midwives.
24 Take Me With You
When Mindy decides to go to Haiti on a volunteer mission with Casey, Danny and his ex-wife, Christina, throw a party for them that they will never forget.
About this show
There once was a girl who was in love with love - and hopeless at finding it. Emmy-nominee Mindy Kaling ("The Office") creates this dreamy comedy and stars as a thirty-something doctor whose entire outlook on relationships has been formed by her lifelong obsession with romantic comedies. But while her fixation on movie happy endings might have set her expectations unrealistically high, she won't give up looking for that perfect leading man - and might just realize along the way the she's a most unique and original leading lady.
Ratings and reviews
September 30, 2014
This show is funny, unique and fresh which is why I continue watching it. The one thing it lacks is any kind of character progress or depth in its supporting cast. The show focuses on mindy and danny so much the writers forget to follow up on character growth or continue storylines with anyone else. I feel like if they started spending time creating better stories for everyone else I would be addicted and more invested in this show. They might want to take some pointers from whoever created Scrubs...
18 people found this review helpful
A Google user
October 9, 2012
Very funny, the lead character needs flashes of brilliance in her job to offset her struggles in personal life. Drop Dead Diva and Big Bang for instance, hey if the format works. Too different maybe artsy but may not sale.
2 people found this review helpful
A Google user
October 21, 2012
Can't get rid of this from my phone. After I uninstall it installs itself right back on my phone taking up needed space in my internal mem. Keep getting low on space notification, slows my phone down. After its watched or if someone doesn't want it we should be able to uninstall it!