On last night’s New Girl, Nick and Jess raced back and forth between “will they” and “won’t they” in record time: It was like the sitcom-romance version of running wind sprints. But could this Moonlighting-esque irritation-turns-to-love virus bleed into New Girl’s lead-out, The Mindy Project, between Mindy and Danny? Even though last night was all about Danny hitting on Mindy’s friend, there have been hints that there could be something between the two partners, like the rom-com-esque moment a few weeks ago where Danny attempted to cheer Mindy up with an offer of vending-machine snacks — and knew exactly what she liked. And how about their impromptu pizza date? And the fact that he now calls her “Min”? And her taking his relationship and wardrobe advice? And so I put it to Kaling: Are they following Nick and Jess down the same romantic-tension road?
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