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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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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

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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

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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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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

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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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