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What is Schmidt’s first name? That’s the biggest mystery running throughout New Girls six seasons, and in the Fox comedy’s next episode, it looks like we might finally find out the answer.

In an exclusive clip from the half-hour, Schmidt tells Winston he’s going to launch a new brand… and he’s going to start using his first name again as a result.

“Schmidt, I think that is a very bad idea,” Winston responds gravely.

“I have no choice! When I was born, my parents gave me a name,” Schmidt explains. “It was the name I was called for most of my life. And I want my name back!”

See the clip above, and watch New Girl Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox to see if Schmidt actually reveals what his first name is.

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New Girl

Zooey Deschanel plays lovable Jess, who is plodding through life with a good group of friends.

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