Tag Archives: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Girl, Resumed

[Contains child-labour chain-gangs and SPOILERS!!!] Fox’s announcement that the upcoming season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine would crossover with New Girl inspired me to revisit the latter sitcom, which I’d dropped from my rotation shortly after the godawful “Girl Fight” fudge-up of … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buttersweet Goodbyes

[Contains forgotten parrots and SPOILERS!!!] I didn’t find the third season of Kroll Show quite as final as the pre-publicity led me to expect… true, one of my fave characters (‘Dr. Armond’) did die in the penultimate episode, but then … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Stand-Up, Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Messing In Action

[Contains sucker-dart guns and SPOILERS!!!] We can all agree that Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a brilliant police-station sitcom with hilarious jokes, progressive politics, diverse casting, and engaging cases-of-the-week… but what if it were the opposite of that? Well, then it would … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

“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

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment