Hiring and Firing is the second episode of the first season of The Mindy Project. It was first broadcast on October 2, 2012. The episode marks the first appearance of Ike Barinholtz as Morgan Tookers.


Mindy must fire an incompetent nurse, but she and Danny argue over the appropriate replacement for the job. Beverly gets fired for confronts with Jeremy, which ends up punching Mindy in the nose, causing Beverly to able get arrested by the police for assaulting Mindy, They eventually hire a nurse Morgan Tookers after he helps Mindy with an injury.


Mindy Kaling as Mindy Lahiri
Chris Messina as Danny Castellano
Ed Weeks as Jeremy Reed
Anna Camp as Gwen Grandy
Zoe Jarman as Betsy Putch
Amanda Setton as Shauna Dicanio
Ike Barinholtz as Morgan Tookers
Stephen Tobolowsky as Marc Shulman

Guest starring

Seth Meyers as Architect in Bookstore
Beth Grant as Beverly Janoszewski