Jake Johnson: There wasn't a lot of conversation between us about it.What was nice about that moment was, Zooey really knows her character, I know my character, and we were excited we were finally doing more than making eye contact. I'm going to guarantee it — unless they decided to cut it out!

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TV Guide Magazine: How do you feel about comparisons to past classic TV couples?

Johnson: We've heard [] All they've done is kiss once!

[]Johnson: I personally think there's a whole world of stories in trying, failing, trying again and falling in love, whenever that happens.

And I think it will be fun to watch Nick and Jess go through it.

Johnson: People who watch our show for the Nick/Jess stuff will not be disappointed in how this season continues to progress.

TV Guide Magazine: So does that mean they're going to ­explore an actual relationship?'s quirky roommates Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson) left fans breathless when they finally locked lips on the Jan. And their blossoming relationship will take another big step forward this week.The costars tease about what the future holds for these friends with benefits.“That’s never been my focus…My sister [Emily] was always very motherly, babysitting and stuff. For now, it seems Deschanel is happy to play aunt to her sister Emily's baby boy, Henry, who was born in September.I like kids, and I like being around kids –- but it was never an ambition, something, like, I need…I like working. Check out Deschanel's BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.TV Guide Magazine: Let's discuss the kiss, because viewers were pretty surprised by how passionate it was.