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"Payback" is the 13th episode of Season Two of the FOX television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. It originally aired January 11th, 2015.

Episode Synopsis[]

The squad decides it's high time Jake paid them back all the money he has owed them from over the years. Meanwhile, Amy and Holt team up to re-open the Brooklyn Broiler case.[1]


Terry asks Jake for owed money, which surprises Jake as he doesn't seek money. After a little investigation, Terry reveals to Jake that his wife is expecting another baby and he needs the money to cover the costs. Jake decides to give him money and asks to be the child's godfather, to which Terry says he will consider if he keeps silent about the secret for a month.

The other detectives begin to suspect Terry's and Jake's behavior, so Jake decides to pay them back by settling their debts and doing favors for them. However, he accidentally sends an e-mail to the whole precinct, revealing the pregnancy. After convincing everyone to remain quiet about the secret, Jake distracts Terry while everyone deletes his e-mail. However, Holt congratulates Terry on the news, upsetting him. Jake then gives Terry the rest of the money by selling his car, surprising Terry and letting him be the godfather.

Meanwhile, Amy finds a mistake in an old case and is ecstatic as she will work with Holt on the case. However, Holt solves the case quickly and both set out to find the real culprit in the case. While waiting on the car, they decide to eat at Amy's recommendation. They soon find that the culpri


Actor Character
Andy Samberg ... Jake Peralta
Stephanie Beatriz ... Rosa Diaz
Terry Crews ... Terry Jeffords
Melissa Fumero ... Amy Santiago
Joe Lo Truglio ... Charles Boyle
Chelsea Peretti ... Gina Linetti
Andre Braugher ... Captain Ray Holt
Dirk Blocker ... Michael Hitchcock
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Norm Scully
Merrin Dungey ... Sharon Jeffords
Allen Evangelista ... Savant
Matthew McCarthy ... Arman - Perp
Christopher Michael ... Hank
August Roads ... Teenager