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Preparing for the Stakeout is the first episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine web series, Detective Skills.


Detectives Hitchcock and Scully share some tips on how to prepare for a stakeout.


Scully and Hitchcock are at their desks and facing the camera. They talk about how to plan for a stakeout. Their tips include:

  • Make peace with the fact that your wife might use the opposite to leave you. To prevent this, hide your wife luggage before leaving.

What to bring:

  • One pair of binoculars each so you don’t share eye infections
  • Bring bird watching hats to hide your cover
  • Bring back scratcher with a buttocks scratcher arm extension
  • Bring antifungal foot and hand cream and antifungal pills
  • Bring lots of food including; Chips, Chips, Chips, Salsa, Chips, Cookies, Cheese and more chips

At the end of the episode, they both then leave on the elevator, however, they leave the stakeout bag behind.


Actor Character
Dirk Blocker ... Michael Hitchcock
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Norm Scully