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The Mindy Project is back (finally!). Series writer Ike Barinholtz, who also plays Morgan on the Fox sitcom, spoke to TVGuide.com about why viewers need to tune in Tuesday, Mindy's busy love life and what's up with Danny's (amazing) dance moves!

After a three-week hiatus, the freshman comedy returns Tuesday at 9:30/8:30c with an all-new Halloween episode. Sadly, the show will once again be pre-empted next week due to the presidential election, a move Barinholtz calls a mistake. "I mean, think about it," Barinholtz tells TVGuide.com. "Every other station has the election results and we have The Mindy Project. We'd have a niche!"

Unfortunately, the people at Fox didn't agree with Barinholtz' iron-clad reasoning. In the meantime, we'll have to settle for Tuesday's "Halloween," which finds Mindy (Mindy Kaling) thrown into crisis mode after running into her ex (played by Bill Hader).

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