Performers include: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti, Andre Braugher, Dirk Blocker, and Joel McKinnon Miller.
TV show description:
On this single-camera office comedy, Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) is a smart guy. He’s savvy enough that he’s never had to work very hard or follow the rules. Jake has the best arrest record at his station so he’s been indulged throughout his entire career.
That all changes when Brooklyn’s 99th precinct gets a new commanding officer, Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher). Holt believes in following the book to the letter. While his officers are both brilliant and capable, they also lack discipline and leadership. The officers compete, annoy, gossip, and flirt with one another but, at the end of the day, they have each other’s backs.
Holt’s next-in-command is Sergeant Terry Jeffords (Terry Crews), a linebacker-sized man who lost his nerve after his wife had twin baby girls (Cagney and Lacey, of course). He lives in fear of not seeing them grow up.
Detective Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero) is the precinct’s straight-arrow so she’s thrilled with the leadership change. Amy is extremely competitive about everything thanks to her having grown up in a house with seven brothers. She’s hell-bent on collaring more criminals than Jake and is keenly aware of how many arrests she needs to close the gap.
Meanwhile, Detective Charles Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) idolizes Jake and is the precinct’s workhorse. He’s not brilliant or physically gifted but he tries harder than anyone else.
Charles pines for no-nonsense Detective Rosa Diaz (Stephanie Beatriz) but he has no chance at all with her. Rosa is simultaneously tough, sexy, and scary as hell. The precinct’s self-absorbed civilian office manager is Gina Linetti (Chelsea Peretti), an eccentric woman who meddles in everyone’s affairs.
Episodes #152 & 153 — The Last Day Parts 1 & 2
Jake announces one last heist for a decoy Medal of Valor. It’s set up to be a trip down memory lane over the squad’s last eight years and several familiar faces return to contribute to it. Terry applies to become the new Captain of the 99th Precinct, but he ends up doubting himself. All of the members end up locked together when Jake’s, Amy’s, and Holt’s plans for the “perfect goodbye” all end up clashing with each other. Jake shares he is leaving the squad to become a stay-at-home dad and Holt tells Terry he’s already been accepted as the new Captain. They to the precinct and find that Hitchcock has returned and won the heist. The crew has one last night together and reflect on their journey. Flash forward to a year later where we find Jake, Rosa, Amy, Gina, and Holt returning to keep the Halloween Heist tradition alive with Charles and Captain Jeffords.
First aired: September 16, 2021.
What do you think? Do you like the Brooklyn Nine-Nine TV series? Do you think it should have ended or been renewed for a ninth season?