September 24, 2012
8 p.m. Oct. 23, ABC
Penny's Boyfriend of the Week, Chris, who we met in the Season 2 finale, returns in the Season 3 premiere. (So I guess guest star Brian Austen Green is the Boyfriend of the Summer.) According to EW, Penny (Casey Wilson) will get injured and Max (Adam Pally) will become her nurse, which should make for a lot of madcap fun, which is this underrated comedy's bailiwick. Penny's Chris fling apparently won't last, as it's been reported that Nick Zano has been cast for multiple episodes as Pete, another BotW who doesn't start out that way. The writers haven't forgotten that Dave (Zachary Knighton) and Alex (Eliza Coupe) hooked up last season; they'll try to keep the rekindled romance a secret. Meanwhile, Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) loses his job and takes up ventriloquism as a hobby. (He names his doll SinBrad.) Later in the season we'll meet his in-laws, the Kerkoviches, which means wife Jane (Eliza Coupe) will likely come up with some kind of crazy project.
Pictured: Zachary Knighton, Eliza Coupe, Damon Wayans Jr., Elisha Cuthbert, Adam Pally, Casey Wilson