Hiring and Firing is the second episode of the first season of The Mindy Project. It was first broadcast on October 2, 2012. The episode marks the first appearance of Ike Barinholtz as Morgan Tookers.
Mindy must fire an incompetent nurse, but she and Danny argue over the appropriate replacement for the job. Beverly gets fired for confronts with Jeremy, which ends up punching Mindy in the nose, causing Beverly to able get arrested by the police for assaulting Mindy, They eventually hire a nurse Morgan Tookers after he helps Mindy with an injury.
- Mindy Kaling as Mindy Lahiri
- Chris Messina as Danny Castellano
- Ed Weeks as Jeremy Reed
- Anna Camp as Gwen Grandy
- Zoe Jarman as Betsy Putch
- Amanda Setton as Shauna Dicanio
- Ike Barinholtz as Morgan Tookers
- Stephen Tobolowsky as Marc Shulman