What About Fred is the 2nd episode of the fifth season of New Girl, the 96th episode overall.


Jess jumps back into the dating pool, but her attempt lands her a dud, and things get complicated when she falls in love with his perfect parents. Meanwhile, Nick and Schmidt have very different ideas about how to run the bar.




Guest StarringEdit

  • Nasim Pedrad as Aly Nelson
  • Taran Killam as Fred
  • Thom Rivera as Javier
  • Julie Hagerty as Nancy
  • Henry Winkler as Flip


  • Peter Navy Tuiasosopo as Big Bob
  • Alexandre Chen as Notary (Man)

Recurring ThemesEdit


Notes & TriviaEdit


External LinksEdit

Season 4 Season 5 Season 6

Big Mama P · What About Fred · Jury Duty · No Girl · Bob & Carol & Nick & Schmidt · Reagan · Wig · The Decision · Heat Wave · Goosebumps Walkaway · The Apartment · D-Day · Sam, Again · 300 Feet · Jeff Day · Helmet · Road Trip · A Chill Day In · Dress · Return to Sender · Wedding Eve · Landing Gear

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