Nick and Jess (Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel), New GirlThen: When Jess moved into the loft, she constantly butted heads with Nick and the tension between them kept the show fresh and the stakes high. And their first kiss was as swoon-worthy as you can get.?Now: There's a thin line between love and hate, as Nick and Jess unfortunately proved. Now that they're together, Nick and Jess are floundering. The passion of their first kiss has been replaced by cartoonish buffoonery, making their attempt at Smurf role-play not too far a cry from how we already perceive their nauseating relationship.