Zooey Deschanel and Max Greenfield
When New Girl returns on September 25, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) is still reeling from the broken penis he sustained at the end of last season. In one awkward moment, he dons a trash-bag diaper to protect his private parts in the shower, and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) uses a homemade contraption to help him scratch an itch. When his injury is healed, Schmidt is determined to revamp his image by throwing a "rebranding event."
"He was a warrior poet and a dude's dude, and now he's become the broken-penis guy. He wants to readjust that," says Greenfield. And the diaper is only the beginning of the crazy costumes and shirtless antics in store for the character in the Fox sitcom's sophomore season. "I was a little shocked. Are we overdoing it?" asks Greenfield. "Because we're going for it!"
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