Sister is the 16th episode of the third season of New Girl, the 65th episode overall.


Jess is asked by her mother to pick up her troublesome older sister Abby (Linda Cardellini) from jail. Jess also tries to prevent Nick from meeting Abby, because of her sister's unruly behavior. Meanwhile, Nick accompanies Schmidt to a Bar Mitzvah, so Schmidt can go on a date with Rachael (Allyn Rachel), who is the daughter of Rabbi Feiglin, who dislikes Schmidt. Cece and Coach are the only ones that attend a soup dinner party held by Winston and Bertie.



Special Guest Star

Guest Starring


  • Bunny Levine as Shirley
  • Jay Hawkins as Cop
  • Jeanette Branch as Tat'd Up Gal
  • Thom Williams as Dr. Nussbaum

Recurring Themes


Notes & Trivia

  • This episode marks the first appearance of Abby.


External Links

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All In · Nerd · Double Date · The Captain · The Box · Keaton · Coach · Menus · Longest Night Ever · Thanksgiving III · Clavado En Un Bar · Basketsball · Birthday · Prince · Exes · Sister · Sister II · Sister III · Fired Up · Mars Landing · Big News · Dance · Cruise
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