"About Three Years Later" is the first episode in the seventh season of New Girl, and the one-hundred-thirty-ninth episode overall. It aired on April 10, 2018.


Picking up approximately three years after the Season Six finale, Jess and Nick return from a European book tour for "The Pepperwood Chronicles." Schmidt and Cece celebrate their daughter, Ruth's, birthday with a party, where Jess runs into her ex, Russell. Meanwhile, Winston and Aly try to pick a pregnancy photo.



Guest Starring


  • Mark Teich as Brendan
  • E.P. McKnight as Maya Angelou
  • Den Barlage as Ghee
  • Mandy Kowalski as Timmy Borkow's Mom
  • Kate Boyer as Queen Elizabeth


  • The title of this episode comes from the fact that it has been three years after the Season 6 finale.


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About Three Years Later · Tuesday Meeting · Lillypads · Where the Road Goes · Godparents · Mario ·
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