triumphant returns

Coach Returns to New Girl for Schmidt and Cece’s Big Day

RADiUS With The Cinema Society, Brooks Brothers And Svedka Vodka Host The After Party For
Damon Wayans, Jr. Photo: Jim Spellman/WireImages

New Girl’s Coach, whom we last saw leaving for New York with his cellist girlfriend in season four, will make his triumphant return to the series for a two-episode arc, TVLine confirms. The character, played by Damon Wayans Jr. has been popping in and out of the show since he exited following the series pilot to star on the short-lived Happy Endings. (RIP, gone but never forgotten.)

Coach will return to attend the wedding of previously will-they-or-won’t-they couple Schmidt and Cece. The news broke when co-star Jake Johnson posted a video to Instagram proclaiming, “Damon’s coming back on Thursday! Can’t wait, man.” Neither can we, man. And here’s hoping Coach forgoes a hotel when he visits in favor of cramming into the loft. That would create more opportunities for hijinks!

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