This week, "The Mindy Project" paid tribute to another of Mindy's favorite rom-coms: "Pretty Woman."
But instead of trading in her medical license for a pair of thigh-high boots, Mindy played the role of Richard Gere after the hot guy flirting with her at a bar turned out to be a male prostitute. Even better? The stud was played by Seth Meyers' brother, Josh Meyers.
Naturally, all of this required a trip to Rodeo Drive so that Mindy could get her boytoy some fancy duds for a party, but the scenario didn't quite work out the way our heroine intended ...
The sales associate asked the unlikely pair whether she could help them, and Mindy demanded, “My friend here would like to buy some clothing, and I want to make sure you treat him with the same respect as everyone else here.”
To which the helpful sales associate replied, “Great! Let me know if you need anything.”
“I thought that would be more of a scene," Mindy admitted, seeming a little disappointed.
Before the episode, Seth Meyers tweeted out his support for his bro, whom he noted has better hair:
But Mindy Kaling was quick to correct the comedian that things between her and his brother weren't quite that innocent:
"The Mindy Project" airs Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. ET on Fox.
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