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Die Harderer

Jinkies! Last Thursday (10/5) Fox cruelly cancelled Brooklyn Nine-Nine, after five consistently funny seasons… then the very next day, NBC picked up the tab, and ordered thirteen shiny new episodes! Hurrah! In the show’s remarkably brief “limbo” period of non-existence, … Continue reading

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BRB-ing B99

[Contains cute-but-confusing photocopiers and SPOILERS!!!] Back in January, Brooklyn Nine-Nine bowed out for a mid-season hiatus with an aggravating and seemingly arbitrary cliff-hanger, involving ‘Gina’ getting hit by a speeding bus at the end of the episode. It felt like … Continue reading

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“Hah! Lady Hands!”

Brooklyn Nine-Nine returned for its second season this week, and if that wasn’t exciting enough, the opening episode featured a cameo by Jenny Slate as the mistress of a notorious mobster that Jake (Andy Samberg) was attempting to track down while … Continue reading

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“Detectives Who Happen To Be Latina”

To ramp up excitement for the second season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which premieres on September 28th (squee!), Hispanic Living ran a fantastic profile piece on Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz, which includes the revelation that their characters’ ethnicities weren’t specified … Continue reading

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“Eyes Closed. Head First. Can’t Lose.”

This week saw the season finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a very funny workplace sitcom that also functioned as an engaging police procedural, and boasted an admirably diverse cast, thanks to a conscious effort by the writers to reflect the New York borough in which their … Continue reading

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