The Mindy Project

(2012)

The Mindy Project - Season 1 Episodes

The Mindy Project - Season 1

The Mindy Project - Season 1

"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.

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Episode 1

Pilot

When we first see Dr. Mindy Lahiri (Mindy Kaling), she is drunk and disorderly after an epic toast at her ex-boyfriend’s wedding. But the incident is a rude awakening and this hopeless romantic vows to make some drastic changes to get her personal and professional life back on track.

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Episode 2

Hiring and Firing

When Mindy (Mindy Kaling) is given the responsibility of hiring a new nurse at the hospital, she offers the position to Morgan (guest star Ike Barinholtz), a reformed ex-convict. Meanwhile, Jeremy (Ed Weeks) puts his break-up skills to the test when he fires the problematic elderly nurse.

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Episode 3

In The Club

Shauna (Amanda Setton) takes the office to the hottest nightclub in town, where Mindy (Mindy Kaling) meets an unlikely suitor (guest star Tommy Dewey) who works as a lawyer for the New York Knicks. Meanwhile, Danny (Chris Messina) hits the dance floor, Jeremy (Ed Weeks) hits on a bride-to-be, and Morgan (guest star Ike Barinholtz) unexpectedly makes some extra cash as the club’s bathroom attendant.

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Episode 4

Halloween

Josh (guest star Tommy Dewey) invites Mindy (Mindy Kaling) to a Halloween party, and Mindy stresses out about finding the perfect costume to impress him. Meanwhile, Danny (Chris Messina) and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) leave work early to finally take their driver’s license tests, much to Danny’s embarrassment.

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Episode 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.

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Episode 6

Thanksgiving

Mindy decides to cook Thanksgiving dinner at Gwen's house, but she is completely caught off guard when her former blind date, Dennis (returning guest star Ed Helms), 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.

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Episode 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.

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Episode 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.

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Episode 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, Josh (guest star Tommy Dewey), 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.

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Episode 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.

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Episode 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.

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Episode 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 (guest star Jay Duplass), and Morgan show up. Meanwhile, Eye Patch and Danny go out on a date.

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Episode 13

Harry & Sally

Mindy thinks she finally meets the perfect guy, Jaime (guest star Novak), only to find that he's way too close to his female best friend, Lucy (guest star Amurri Martino). Then, when Danny gets dumped by Jillian (guest star Williams), he tries his best to get her back with the help of Morgan.

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Episode 14

Harry & Mindy

Mindy tries to solve Jaime's (guest star Novak) best friend problem by pairing up Lucy (guest star Amurri Martino) 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.

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Episode 15

Mindy's Minute

Mindy reunites with her "first kiss," Sam (guest star Rogen). The two reminisce about their time at Jewish summer camp, and soon rekindle the sparks of their teen romance.

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Episode 16

The One That Got Away

Mindy reunites with her "first kiss," Sam (guest star Rogen). The two reminisce about their time at Jewish summer camp, and soon rekindle the sparks of their teen romance.

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Episode 17

Mindy's Birthday

Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) throws Mindy (Mindy Kaling) a surprise birthday party, but when her two worlds collide – personal and professional— it’s nothing to celebrate. Meanwhile, Jeremy (Ed Weeks) and Danny (Chris Messina) fight over the same girl (guest star Kelen Coleman, “Newsroom”).

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Episode 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.

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Episode 19

My Cool Christian Boyfriend

When Mindy (Mindy Kaling) goes on a date with a cute minister, she feels compelled to attend his church to show him that she is a good person. But when he admits to Mindy that he thinks she’s selfish, she decides to go on the practice’s volunteer trip to a women’s prison to prove him wrong.

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Episode 20

Pretty Man

When Mindy (Mindy Kaling) decides to have a night out by herself in the city, she hits it off with a stunningly handsome man who turns out to be a prostitute. Horrified, Mindy tries to avoid him until she realizes she needs a date for Danny (Chris Messina) and Alex’s (Kelen Coleman) dinner party, so she gives him a makeover a la “Pretty Woman.”

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Episode 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.

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Episode 22

Triathlon

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.

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Episode 23

Frat Party

When Casey (guest star Anders Holm) tells Mindy (Mindy Kaling) 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 (Chris Messina) and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) plot a way to lure Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) away from the midwives.

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Episode 24

Take Me With You

When Mindy (Mindy Kaling) decides to go to Haiti on a volunteer mission with Casey (guest star Anders Holm), Danny (Chris Messina) and his ex-wife Christina (guest star Chloe Sevigny) throw a party for them that they will never forget.