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TV Club: The Mindy Project gives in too quickly, finds yet another hunky love interest

Just when it looks like Dr. Mindy Lahiri is learning to stand on her own two feet, the show goes and introduces a handsome new male nurse. How To Make It in America’s Bryan Greenberg pops up in this week’s episode as Ben, a saintly and helpful pediatric nurse who’s also the dad of a 13-year-old. He also happens to be Morgan’s friend, because of course he is.

Though Ben and Mindy aren’t putting the moves on each other yet—Mindy barely seems to know he exists for most of the episode—it seems inevitable that the two will start to get moony over each other, something that’s, honestly, kind of a bummer. The Mindy Project has always done “will they or won’t they” well, but it was nice to see Mindy love interest-less, and to wonder where that could go. Unfortunately, that …

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