Created by: Tina Fey & Robert Carlock
Premiere date: March 6, 2015
Running time: 30min
Rescued after 15 years in a cult, Kimmy Schmidt decides to reclaim her life by venturing to New York, where she experiences everyday life with wide-eyed enthusiasm. On a whim, she rents a room from Titus, a gay wannabe Broadway actor, who makes ends meet as a street performer in Times Square. The unlikely pair find they’re well-suited to help each other out, with Titus reintroducing Kimmy to modern life, and her providing him with the inspiration that you should never give up. Together they’ll make it through whatever life throws at them.
Cast & Characters
Ellie Kemper (Kimmy Schmidt), Tituss Burgess (Titus Andromedon), Carol Kane (Lillian Kaushtuppe), Jane Krakowski (Jacqueline White)
Season 1 – Episode Guide
Imprisoned by a cult leader as a teenager, Midwesterner Kimmy is freed after 15 years. The first thing she decides to do is move to New York.
Kimmy has to throw an acceptable kids' birthday party to keep her new job with the filthy rich Voorhees family.
Kimmy and Jaqueline try to hide their pasts, while Titus lies to Lillian about money so he can spend it on headshots for his future.
Kimmy has an eye-opening experience when Jaqueline introduces her to her plastic surgeon. Titus auditions for a Spider-Man musical.
Kimmy's bunker-mate Cyndee visits New York with her new boyfriend, Brandon, whom Titus promptly outs. Charles makes his move with Kimmy.
Kimmy's GED class isn't as educational as she'd hoped. Lillian helps Titus shoot a music video ... in Jacqueline's house.
Jacqueline asks Kimmy to help her plan a dinner party where Jacqueline can confirm if her husband, Julian, is cheating on her.
Kimmy studies for her math GED exam with her classmate Dong, while Jacqueline changes her mind about getting divorced.
Kimmy's 30th birthday party isn't quite the fun celebration of adulthood she wants it to be.
Kimmy is torn between two guys and trying not to act like a fool. Titus finds a different kind of acting coach.
Titus can't stop watching the trial of Kimmy's charismatic kidnapper on the Internet, while Kimmy turns to exercise to avoid testifying.
Kimmy and Titus go back to Durnsville, Indiana so Kimmy can testify against the Reverend Wayne, but the trip doesn't go very well.
Kimmy is stuck in Durnsville. Jacqueline gets back in touch with her roots when she and Lillian drive to Indiana to find Kimmy.
Season 2 – Episode Guide
Titus's ex-wife sues him for spousal support. Kimmy still has feelings for Dong. Jacqueline's Sioux family gets fed up with her.
Kimmy helps Jacqueline put her life back together after the divorce. Titus donates his old clothes and makes connection with a construction worker.
Titus develops a one-man show about his past life as a geisha. While Jacqueline tries to make Julian jealous, Lillian battles gentrification.
Kimmy stages an intervention when ex-mole woman Gretchen joins another cult. Titus takes Mikey the construction worker on his first gay date.
Kimmy needs to study for the GED, but she's worried about Dong getting deported. Jacqueline puts Buckley on Dyziplen to treat his hyperactivity.
Hipsters invade the neighborhood when Titus rents his apartment on Airbnb. Kimmy finally reaches her limit with Jacqueline's self-centered attitude.
Jacqueline's gala plans hit a snag when Deirdre Robespierre throws a party the same night. Kimmy stops to pee at a bar and meets a cute Army vet.
On Fake Christmas, Kimmy and Dong take a trip to the Poconos, and a Jewish family claims that Jacqueline's prized Mondrian is rightfully theirs.
A drunk Uber passenger convinces Kimmy to stop repressing her emotions. Meanwhile, a broken R. Kelly cassette tape pushes Titus over the edge.
Kimmy has her first therapy session with Andrea, but it's Lillian who helps her get in touch with her anger. Mikey comes out to his family.
A celebrity psychologist with a TV talk show drives a wedge between Kimmy and her former bunker-mate Cyndee. Titus gives a teenage boy dating advice.
Kimmy tries to help Andrea with her drinking problem. Jacqueline dates a pro bono lawyer for his money. Titus and Mikey talk about moving in together.
While Kimmy reunites with her mom at Universal Studios, Titus heads to Miami. Jacqueline invites Russ and his family to Thanksgiving dinner.
Season 3 – Episode Guide
Back in New York, Titus goes to great lengths to score an audition for "Sesame Street." Jacqueline encourages Kimmy to play hardball with the Reverend.
Titus unleashes his inner Beyoncé when he suspects Mikey of cheating. Kimmy checks out colleges, and Jacqueline and Lillian clash over city politics.
A surprise visitor delivers divorce papers to Kimmy. Jacqueline comes up with a plan to get Russ's dad to rename the Redskins.
Kimmy makes a splash at Columbia University while doing odd jobs to save up for college. Titus sings backup for a controversial musician.
The FBI enlists Kimmy's help when former mole woman Gretchen tries to start a cult of her own. Titus is stricken with a strange disease.
Kimmy goes to her first college party with her new friends. Jacqueline calls Titus for backup when Russ's brother puts the moves on her.
Titus goes after big pharma when a drug company steals his likeness. Lillian convinces Kimmy that the weatherman can't be trusted.
Titus makes a shocking confession, and while a hurricane hits, Kimmy tries to make her bunker fun by adding fun games and puzzles.
Titus takes Kimmy to church on Good Friday, where they tangle with an elderly busybody. Jacqueline gives Lillian a makeover for Passover.
Kimmy and Titus get in over their heads when they steal a gas station bathroom key. Jacqueline plots to infiltrate the NFL owners' meeting.
Kimmy discovers the humiliating power of the Internet. Titus wonders if he's compatible with Reuben. Jacqueline takes care of Mimi after butt surgery.
Russ' transformation opens doors for Jacqueline. Kimmy wrestles with a philosophical dilemma. Artie invites Lillian on a European cruise.
Kimmy decides to become a crossing guard. Buoyed by the success of "Boobs in California," Titus tries to win back Mikey with help from Jacqueline.
Season 4 – Episode Guide
Hoping to win Mikey back, Titus pretends he's starring in a TV show. As the new head of HR at Giztoob, Kimmy has to fire an employee.
Kimmy and Titus spend the weekend binge watching TV and getting their nails done. Jacqueline schemes to evict her wealthy subletter.
In the probing documentary "Party Monster," DJ Fingablast investigates what became of his childhood hero, DJ Slizzard.
Kimmy tackles sexism at a tech conference while Lillian hits on men. Titus auditions for an acting troupe and researches nerds for a role.
Titus directs a school musical but misses being in the spotlight. Jacqueline and Lillian try to scalp tickets to parents. Kimmy confronts a blogger.
Titus struggles to come up with a pitch for "The Capist." Kimmy writes a children's book. Lillian meets Artie's kids. Jacqueline stands up for Xan.
A beefcake hits on Titus, Jacqueline enjoys attention from millennial men, and Kimmy catches up with ex-mole woman Donna Maria.
Titus opens up about his encounter with Mr. Frumpus. Kimmy bonds with her date's parents and starts seeing them behind his back.
What would life be like it Kimmy never got in the Reverend's van and Titus missed his audition for "The Lion King"?
Kimmy discovers that Fran Dodd is posing as the author of her book. Jacqueline sets Titus up in a fake relationship with a celebrity.
When Zach sells Giztoob for big bucks, Kimmy celebrates. Jacqueline hustles to keep Tripp as a client, and Titus learns a secret about "Cats."
Titus is torn between living his dream and winning back Mikey. Lillian takes a final stand against gentrification. Kimmy has an influential fan.