Lanford Beard
September 18, 2012 AT 02:38 PM EDT

The quipless summer is almost over, Newbies! This may be an election year, but we know where the True Americans are — over at Jess and the boys’ loft. Since there’s still a full week until New Girl returns, the good folks at Fox have released a new promo called “Fired Up.”

Fired up? Why yes, yes we are, good sirs! Below, watch as Jess explores her artistic side, Schmidt does a seductive flame dance, and Nick just shakes his head in shame.

New Girl returns Sept. 25 at a special time, 8 p.m., then settles into its regular slot at 9 p.m. We can only hope Winston gets to sport several sizes of earrings for the occasion.

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