WOMEN
10/21/2013 02:11 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Where Are All The Female Friendships On TV?

Maybe it was when Cece (Hannah Simone) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) split up on New Girl, and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) didn't spend any time comforting her with smiley-face cupcakes or tearful screenings of Bambi.

Or maybe it was when Mindy (Mindy Kaling) broke off her engagement to Pastor Casey (Anders Holm), and no one was there to help her fill that sad-single-girl-shaped hole in her heart with extra helpings of glass noodle salad.

At some point, I started to wonder: Do any women on TV have female friends anymore?

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