Sunny Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and broody Nick (Jake Johnson) decided to officially date, but they "have a lot going against them. They're such different people," says creator Liz Meriwether. Plus, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) tries to split them up. Meanwhile, a mean-girl teacher (Angela Kinsey) tortures Jess. "It's a death match!" Meriwether says. Jess' sis visits too.