Clean Break is the 22nd episode of the fourth season of New Girl. It aired on May 5, 2015 as the 94th episode overall.


Coach prepares to move to New York to live with May and refuses to hold on to any mementos of his time living in the loft. Jess and Nick re-evaluate their friendship. Schmidt finally gets rid his mementos of Cece, until he soon reconsiders.



Guest Starring

Recurring Themes

  • The Douchebag Jar: Schmidt has saved the five-dollar bill that he had to put in the jar when he told Cece he would marry her.


  • Schmidt: (To Cece) Looks like it's finally just the two of us, huh?
  • Cece: Oh God, you're about to say something stupid, aren't you?
  • Schmidt: Yeah...girl...(holding out $5)...I'm-a marry you.
  • Cece: Jar.

Notes & Trivia

  • At least some of the "Save the date" cards on the refrigerator at the end of the episode correspond to real life couples.
  • Winston's middle name is L'Andre
  • Cece's last name is spelled Parekh in this episode. In the episode "Table 34" it was spelled Parikh.
  • Nick and Jess had a "sex mug" they would put out back when they were a couple. If it were positioned in a certain spot that meant they wanted to do it. Winston later takes it as a cat mug for Furguson.
  • Winston takes daily selfies with Furguson.
  • Cece has returned from Mount Shasta in this episode.


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