The Mindy Project settles for conventional in its busy but lackluster series finale

Watching this final season of The Mindy Project, I’ve thought a lot about all the other sitcoms that do romance well, like New Girl, Parks And Recreation, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. On all of those shows, romance isn’t as close to the forefront of the premise as it is with The Mindy Project, and yet they pull off…

Danny makes a subtle, touching return on The Mindy Project

In “Leo’s Girlfriend,” The Mindy Project skewers the world of progressive private New York preschools, and right away, the material feels a little played out. But the episode also brings back Danny Castellano, providing a few strong, genuine character moments that anchor the episode and reach back into the characters’…

The Mindy Project subverts the rom-com paradigm by trashing its love triangle

There’s a problem with love triangles: They assume that all parties want to be involved, and, beyond that, that should two of the people choose each other, that they’ll be happy for the rest of their lives, even when we all know that’s statistically unlikely. “Will they or won’t they” crazed viewers are supposed to…

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