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Currently on its well deserved fourth season, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a single-camera comedy set in Brooklyn’s fictional ninety-ninth precinct, and follows a squad of detectives led by the newly appointed Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher).
Aided by a family-orientated Sergeant, Terry Jeffords (Terry Crews) and narcissistic assistant, Gina Linetti (Chelsea Peretti), Captain Holt must not only control crime in Brooklyn but also dysfunctional detectives. The immature yet effective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg); the tightly-wound, by-the-book Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero); the open-hearted, often cringe-worthy Charles Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio); and the tough, no-nonsense Rosa Diaz (Stephanie Beatriz) all helping and hindering in their own ways. While each of the ensemble adds something unique, Braugher’s robotic performance and Samberg’s juvenile antics offer some exceptional comedy, the growing relationship between the pair an ever-pleasant watch.
Some of the episodes may fall short as the show progresses and there may be emphasis on certain seasonal aspects, but any show that has over twenty episodes a year will naturally fluctuate in quality and rely on some help from the calendar. With broad appeal and plots freely transitioning between police and personal problems, there’s enough comedy, action and relatability to sustain audiences and likely sustain several more seasons. So if you’ve missed the latest work from ‘Parks and Recreation’ cohorts Michael Schur and Dan Goor, it’s definitely one to catch up on.