Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) has been held captive for the past fifteen years by a Reverend who told her and three other women that the earth was destroyed in an apocalypse. After getting rescued, the women are dubbed 'The Mole Women'. Kimmy decides that she wants to stay in New York City and try out life there. On her first day, she looks for a roommate, which she finds in a broke prospective Broadway singer named Titus Andromedon (Tituss Burgess), who tells her that she must get a job first. Kimmy gets a new job as a nanny for a rich upper-class Manhattanite - Jacqueline Voorhees (Jane Krakowski) - but is fired after she shows up for her first day two hours late. Later, at a nightclub, Kimmy gets her backpack stolen, along with the $13,000 in cash that she has from the 'Mole Fund'. After finding that she has nothing left and being told to return to Indiana by Titus, she remembers how she survived with the Reverend for fifteen years and decides to stay in New York City to fix what she can.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Circle of Life
performed by Elton John

This Song is played in Kimmy Goes Outside! part of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1
Titus and Kimmy sing this song in the middle of Times Square, after Kimmy decides not to go back to Indiana, but to make things work in New York City.

O Christmas Tree

This Song is played in Kimmy Goes Outside! part of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1
The song, "Apocalypse, apocalypse, we caused it with our dumbness" is sung to the tune of this Christmas song
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It refers to these television series...

Moesha

This Television Series is referred to by Kimmy Goes Outside! part of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1
After choosing to stay in New York City, rather than going back to Indiana, Kimmy wants to celebrate her new life by going dancing. She suggests someplace cool, like "Club Bombay" from 'Moesha'.
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Today

This Television Series is referred to by Kimmy Goes Outside! part of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1
After being rescued, the "Mole Women" make an appearance on the Today show, being interviewed by Matt Lauer.
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It refers to these musicals...

The Lion King

This Musical is referred to by Kimmy Goes Outside! part of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1
Titus has spent much of his time in New York City auditioning, unsuccessfully, for a part in the musical The Lion King.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1

# Title Air Date
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
1:1 Kimmy Goes Outside! Mar 6, 2015
1:2 Kimmy Gets a Job! Mar 6, 2015
1:3 Kimmy Goes on a Date! Mar 6, 2015
1:4 Kimmy Goes to the Doctor! Mar 6, 2015
1:5 Kimmy Kisses a Boy! Mar 6, 2015
1:6 Kimmy Goes to School! Mar 6, 2015
1:7 Kimmy Goes to a Party! Mar 6, 2015
1:8 Kimmy is Bad at Math! Mar 6, 2015
1:9 Kimmy Has a Birthday! Mar 6, 2015
1:10 Kimmy's in a Love Triangle! Mar 6, 2015
1:11 Kimmy Rides a Bike! Mar 6, 2015
1:12 Kimmy Goes to Court! Mar 6, 2015
1:13 Kimmy Makes Waffles! Mar 6, 2015