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Mindy Kaling introduces viewers to her Mindy on the premiere of The Mindy Project. Her protagonist is a love starved doctor who when we meet her is in jail after a drunken episode at the wedding of her ex-boyfriend (Bill Hader). Mindy spends her days looking for loive and new patients who actually have insurance. She is joined at work by two male doctors, one she is sleepiong with and the other who she repeatedly battles. After losing a patient to the latter Mindy goes against her better judgement and takes on an expectant mother who does not have insurance. A blind date with a Wall Street employee (Ed Helms) is going well until she is called back to the hospital to deliver a baby. Despite telling her friend and confidant Gwen that she is going to change her ways, she closes out the episode with a late night rendezvous with her fall back flame Jeremy (Ed Weeks).