From Emmy Award-winning writer/producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur ("Parks and Recreation"), and starring Emmy Award winners Andy Samberg ("Saturday Night Live") and Andre Braugher ("Men of a Certain Age," "Homicide: Life on the Street"), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE is a new single-camera ensemble comedy about what happens when a talented, but carefree, detective gets a new captain with a lot to prove.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Main Cast[edit | edit source]

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

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

Actor Character Episode
Fred Armisen Mlepnos Pilot, Operation: Broken Feather
Marilu Henner Vivian Ludley (5 episodes)
Dean Winters Detective Pembroke aka The Vulture The Vulture, Operation: Broken Feather
Kyle Bornheimer Teddy Wells Tactical Village, Unsolvable
James M. Connor Deputy Commissioner Podolski (2 episodes)
Patton Oswalt Fire Marshall Boone Sal's Pizza, Operation: Broken Feather
Mike Hagerty Captain McGintley (2 episodes)
Mark Berry Deputy Chief Gerber (2 episodes)
Marc Evan Jackson Kevin Cozner The Party
Craig Robinson Doug Judy Pontiac Bandit
Merrin Dungey Sharon Jeffords The Bet
Jamal Duff Zeke 48 Hours
Adam Sandler Himself Operation: Broken Feather
Joe Theismann Himself Operation: Broken Feather
Kid Cudi Dustin Whitman 48 Hours
Stacy Keach Jimmy Brogan Old School
Mary Elizabeth Ellis Dr. Rossi M.E. Time
Nate Torrence Super Dan Full Boyle

Production[edit | edit source]

  • Filmed at CBS Studio Center - 4024 Radford Avenue, Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • There is no 99th precinct in the NYPD, but exterior shots of the show's fictional precinct are actually of the 78th precinct in Brooklyn, New York. [1]
  • Andy Samberg was the first actor cast in the series. Creators Dan Goor and Mike Schur, pitched the idea to him after he left Saturday Night Live. He participated in the casting process with the other actors, including improvised chemistry tests.
  • The character Rosa was originally called Megan before Stephanie Beatriz was cast. [2]
  • Chelsea Peretti auditioned for the role that would become Rosa. When she didn't get that part, a character was created specifically for her. [3] The creators had previously worked with Chelsea as a writer on Parks and Recreation.
  • The character Terry Jeffords didn't exist during the casting process, but was written specifically for Terry Crews. [4]

Episodes[edit | edit source]

See also: List of Episodes

# Screenshot Title
1 Pilot ID.jpg Pilot
Detective Jake Peralta is a talented, but carefree police detective at Brooklyn's 99th precinct who, along with his eclectic group of colleagues, are used to having a lax captain around the office. However, when tightly-wound Captain Ray Holt takes over, he is determined to make this dysfunctional group of detectives into the best precinct in Brooklyn.
2 The Tagger ID.jpg The Tagger
When Jake arrives late for work, Captain Holt decides to shadow him. However, the arrest they make proves complicated. Meanwhile, a psychic friend of Gina's gets inside Charles' head.
3 The Slump ID.jpg The Slump
With a backlog of unsolved cases, Jake finds himself in a slump. Meanwhile, Amy is put in charge of the Junior Police Program for at risk kids, but her efforts to inspire them fall flat.
4 M.E. Time ID.jpg M.E. Time
Jake meets an attractive Medical Examiner, but their relationship slows down her work, much to his colleagues' annoyance. Meanwhile, Amy desperately tries to impress Holt.
5 The Vulture ID.jpg The Vulture
A detective from Major Crimes takes over Jake's nearly solved murder case and steals his thunder.
6 Halloween ID.jpg Halloween
Jake makes a foolish bet with Holt that he can steal his Medal of Valor before Hallowe'en is over, while Amy is forced to wear a costume while undercover with Charles.
7 48 Hourse ID.jpg 48 Hours
Jake stupidly arrests a male suspect despite having no evidence and only has 48 hours to prove he did it or release him without charge.
8 Old School ID.jpg Old School
Jake is horrified when his hero, Jimmy Brogan, a crime writer, accompanies him on the job, and threatens to quote him in a damning article. Meanwhile, Rosa has to work on her attitude in court.
9 Sal's Pizza ID.png Sal's Pizza
Jake's favorite pizza place burns down and he is determined to prove the owner was not responsible. Meanwhile, Amy is jealous of Rosa's being offered a promotion, and Terry and Gina have to hire a new IT specialist.
10 Thanksgiving ID 2.jpg Thanksgiving
Amy hosts a Thanksgiving dinner at her apartment for everyone at the precinct, but it soon turns into a disaster.
11 Christmas ID.jpg Christmas
When Holt receives death threats, he surprisingly puts Jake in charge of his security. Meanwhile, Terry undergoes a psych evaluation, and Amy tries to make the perfect holiday card for Holt.
12 Pontiac Bandit ID.jpg Pontiac Bandit
Jake convinces Rosa to make a deal with a criminal in order to catch a car thief, while Charles makes an awkward return to the precinct, and Holt tries to get rid of two puppies.
13 The Bet ID.jpg The Bet
While Holt holds a celebration for Charles after he is awarded the Medal of Valor, Amy is forced to go on a ridiculous date with Jake after she loses their long running bet.
14 The ebony falcon.jpg The Ebony Falcon
Jake begins to have second thoughts about putting Terry back in the field for a dangerous undercover assignment, while Rosa and Amy try to help Gina after she is robbed.
15 Operation Broken Feather ID.jpg Operation: Broken Feather
Jake is hurt when Amy tells him that she is considering leaving the precinct, while Terry helps Holt redesign the precinct to make everyone more productive.
16 The Party ID.jpg The Party
The officers in the precinct head over to Holt's house to celebrate his birthday, but they wind up making a poor impression on his husband.
17 Full Boyle.jpg Full Boyle
Jake tries to keep Charles from going "full Boyle" on his new girlfriend. Meanwhile, Rosa and Amy are reluctant to help an amateur caped crime fighter, and Holt faces competition for the presidency of a police organization he founded.
18 The Apartment ID.jpg The Apartment
Due to his crippling debt, Jake faces losing his apartment, and asks Gina for help. Rosa and Charles clash with one of the weekend officers, and Holt and Terry ask their officers to conduct self-evaluations.
19 Tactical Village ID.jpg Tactical Village
Jake tries to set a new record on a training course, Rosa is angry when she does not get an invite to Charles' wedding, and Gina helps Holt overcome his newfound addiction to a game on his smartphone.
20 Fancy Brugdom ID.jpeg Fancy Brudgom
Jake tries to convince Charles to stand up to Vivian before the wedding, Terry struggles to stick to a diet after Amy and Gina give up, and Holt tries to get Rosa to make a sincere apology to an officer she offended.
21 Unsolvable ID.jpg Unsolvable
Jake and Terry try to solve an apparently unsolvable case, Amy lies to Holt in order to dodge work and escape for a romantic weekend away, while Gina and Rosa introduce Charles to "Babylon", their secret bathroom.
22 Charges and Specs ID.jpg Charges and Specs
Jake's latest investigation results in administrative leave, and, ultimately, his firing from the NYPD. Meanwhile, Charles goes into a funk after Vivian breaks up with him before their wedding, and the others try to cheer him up.

Media[edit | edit source]

Awards[edit | edit source]

Award Category Recipient(s) Result
American Comedy Awards Comedy Actor - Television Andy Samberg Won
Comedy Series Brooklyn Nine-Nine Nominated
Comedy Supporting Actress - Television Chelsea Peretti Nominated
Critics Choice Television Award Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Andre Braugher Won
GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Brooklyn Nine-Nine Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy Andy Samberg Won
Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine Won
People's Choice Awards Favorite Actor in a New TV Series Andy Samberg Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Andre Braugher Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy Andre Braugher Nominated
Imagen Awards Best Supporting Actress/Television Stephanie Beatriz Nominated
Creative Arts Emmy Awards Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program Brooklyn Nine-Nine Won
EWwy Award Best Comedy Series Brooklyn Nine-Nine Nominated
Best Actor, Comedy Andy Samberg Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Andre Braugher Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Brooklyn Nine-Nine Nominated
NHMC Impact Awards Outstanding Achievements and Contributions to the Positive Portrayals of Latinos in Media Melissa Fumero Won

References[edit | edit source]

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