New Girl First Look: Jess Gets Nick 'All Shook Up'

The King himself pays his last respects at the funeral of Nick’s father in next Tuesday’s New Girl (9/8c, Fox), but, as you can see in the following promotional meme, there’s a twist: The role of Elvis Presley will be played by Zooey Deschanel’s Jess.

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The episode’s conceit finds Jess and the gang joining Nick in his native Chicago for his dad’s burial. Nick’s mom, played by Emmy winner Margo Martindale, insists her hubby wanted a funeral fit for a (literal) king, and that’s when Jess decides to take matters into her own hands.

Check out the super-silly image below and then hit the comments with an answer to this Q: Which do you find more amusing — Jess’ pompadour hairdo or Nick’s flabbergasted reaction?

New Girl Season 2 Jess Elvis

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  1. rachelle says:

    Haha! I can’t choose. I think Jess’ do takes the cake. So many hilarious scenarios are running through my head. I can’t wait for this episode! I wonder if Nick’s dad’s really dead or if he’s just pulling another con, though.

  2. The Kaibosh says:

    Elvis and Julius Pepperwood from Chicago. Thin crust pizza? No thank-you he’s from Chicago.

  3. cjeffery7 says:

    um, have you SEEN the video promos for this episode? Jess as Elvis WINS ALL THE AWARDS FOR SILLINESS AND PERFECTION

  4. Benny says:

    Zooey never ceases to surprise me with her silliness! I can’t wait to see this episode!

  5. Kat says:

    Sad his dad is dead :( I liked the episode he was in..

  6. Teag says:

    Margo Martindale? Awesome! She’s been in SO many shows this season.

  7. Stone says:

    Elvis….? This could be interesting. I guess we have to tune in to find out.