It probably is a given that something like this would happen on “New Girl” anyway.
That’s probably why the roommates need to come for support.
At least Nick gets a warm welcome from his mother (guest star Margo Martindale).
She seems like a nice, kind woman who loves her boy very much.
Things are a little less comfortable for Jess (Zooey Deschanel).
Of course, going to a funeral isn’t going to relieve any tension. It seems to be a particularly trying time for Schmidt (Max Greenfield).
The Miller family (Kroll and Ellen Albertini Dow) deal as best they can.
But then, there is a surprise guest…
Elvis has arrived at the funeral!
Okay, so it’s Jess in some well-meaning but possibly awkward gesture.
Nick is probably going to have to take the well-meaning side of it.
It seems like he learns to accept the King at some point.
Elvis Jess sings for the crowd. They do seem to be enjoying the show.
You can tell because she gets high-fives as she runs down the aisle at the end of the show. Is this the funeral that Nick’s dad wanted?
We will find out when “Chicago” airs on Tuesday, March 26 at 9pm on FOX.