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"The Pontiac Bandit Returns" is the 10th episode of Season Two of the FOX television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. It originally aired 7th December 2014 to 4.26 million viewers.

Episode Synopsis[]

"The Pontiac Bandit," aka Doug Judy is back in custody, after jamming up Jake and Rosa in his previous encounter with them. But when Rosa discovers that Judy knows the whereabouts of the "Giggle Pig" drug leader, Captain Holt offers the perp a plea deal to help track down the drug kingpin. Meanwhile, Gina and Charles are nervous that their parents might be getting too close, and Santiago makes Captain Holt a Christmas gift against his wishes.


Day before christmas, Jake, who's doing an undercover operation and posing as a santa, manages to catch Doug Judy with the help of Rosa. However, Doug Judy seeks special treatment as he possesses information regarding the ringleader behind the Giggle Pig ring, Tito Ruiz. Despite Jake's skepticism, Holt and Rosa accept his offer.

Judy demands special treatment such as getting an expensive hotel room, meal, and Rosa being nice to him. Jake becomes paranoid at every opportunity, sensing Judy could escape but Judy shrugs it off. Jake, Rosa and Judy arrive at Tito's sting, where they prove their loyalty by having Jake break into a car. After meeting Tito, they raid the sting with operatives. Jake catches Judy before escaping but is forced to let him go when Tito is fleeing. Jake catches Tito, but Judy escapes. Boyle shows Gina a Christmas gift that his father intended for her mother. They open the gift and find it to be a digital scale. Later, while dining with their parents, they find out their parents are planning to move together. Afterward, Boyle and Gina decide to work to dismantle their relationship.

Meanwhile, Holt invites everyone to a Christmas celebration but maintains a strict "no gift" policy. Nevertheless, Amy designs a collage about Holt's cases and accomplishments. However, while investigating, she finds out that one of his cases involving an arsonist may end up as a mistake as the arsonist could be innocent. Still, Amy reports the mistake to Holt. Holt then explains to her that he does not accept gifts because he does not like bootlickers and asks her to help him investigate the case.


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
Craig Robinson ... Doug Judy
Stephen Root ... Lynn Boyle
Sandra Bernhard ... Darlene Linetti
Luis Moncada ... Randall
Rajan Velu ... Kyle