Exclusive New Girl First Look: Big Love's Jeanne Tripplehorn Does Battle With [Spoiler]!

Jeanne Tripplehorn makes her New Girl debut next Tuesday, and we’ve got your exclusive first look at the Big Love alumna playing the manipulative ex-wife of Jess’ new “fancyman,” Russell (played by Dermot Mulroney).

“Kids” (airing April 17) finds Ouli (Tripplehorn) coming face-to-face with her former hubby’s new girl when Jess offers to babysit the exes’ pre-teen daughter for the night. But since her initial appearance in the aforementioned installment is super brief, we’ve got a preview of Tripplehorn in action in her second episode (airing April 24) — which clearly shows that the two ladies are not off to a good start.

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Take a peek at the battle below, and then hit the comments with your thoughts on Tripplehorn’s new role!



Comments (7)

  • Isn’t his daughter her student? That must be a little awkward to have your teacher babysit you. Although if you need homework help it’s very convenient.

    Comment by madhatter360 – April 10, 2012 04:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Is that Kathy Bates standing behind Jeanne Tripplehorn?

    Comment by lariet50 – April 10, 2012 06:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I am so excited for this. To this day, I believe it is a shame she was never nominated for an Emmy for her work on Big Love.

    Comment by CJ – April 10, 2012 07:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m super excited to see these episodes! Tripplehorn is an amazing actress on Big Love & I think she’s gonna bring it!!

    Comment by Brittany – April 12, 2012 10:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Jess’s expression is the same one I have on when my parents are arguing in public.

    Comment by gillian – April 12, 2012 10:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like her ,she is pretty cool momma .She will bring it to the stage.

    Comment by FERN – June 14, 2012 10:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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