FOX Plans Thanksgiving Episodes Of ‘Ben and Kate,’ ‘New Girl,’ ‘The Mindy Project’ & ‘Raising Hope’

By on October 20, 2012
©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Greg Gayne/FOX

©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Greg Gayne/FOX

FOX’s November lineup continues with special Thanksgiving episodes of Ben and Kate, New Girl and The Mindy Project scheduled for Tuesday November 20.

Individual episodes follow:
 
RAISING HOPE (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Candy Wars”
Natesville is holding its annual Thanksgiving Radish Harvest Festival, and Jimmy is determined to sell the most candy bars around town so that Hope (guest stars Rylie and Baylie Cregut) can ride atop the town’s Thanksgiving Day Float. But when he isn’t selling enough to win, Virginia and Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) unveil a dark family secret that could bring the Chance family to victory. However, in order to win it all for Hope, they’ll have to contend with Rosa’s (guest star Carla Jimenez) ice cream truck.

BEN AND KATE (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Reunion”
When a high school reunion is held on the eve of Thanksgiving, Will (guest star Geoff Stults) encourages Kate to attend and stand up to the high school bully, Anna (guest star Amber Stevens), for giving her an unforgettable nickname. Meanwhile, in the midst of the holiday season, Ben doesn’t think he can keep the huge secret that he and BJ have been hiding from Kate for much longer.

NEW GIRL (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Thanksgiving 2”
Jess invites her divorced Mom and Dad (guest stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Rob Reiner) over for Thanksgiving dinner and enlists Nick and Cece to help her with a “Parent Trap” to reunite them. Meanwhile, Schmidt’s cousin, Big Schmidt (guest star Rob Riggle), visits, and Winston manipulates them into an escalating battle to prove their manhood.

THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Thanksgiving”
Mindy decides to cook Thanksgiving dinner at Gwen’s (Anna Camp) but she’s sidetracked when she arrives to find a former blind date, Dennis (guest star Ed Helms), there with his new girlfriend (guest star Richa Shukla). A lonely Danny holds down the empty office, while Betsy and Jeremy visit Betsy’s eccentric family for the holiday.

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Hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Jennifer Griffin is the founder of Screen Spy, the entertainment news website. When she's not writing articles for the site, she can be found complaining loudly about the lack of decent TV.

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