Season 4, Episode 22 – Crime and Punishment
Brooklyn 9-9 likes to make a behavior of blowing up its whole storytelling universe in its finales. Granted, issues return to regular fairly shortly after the primary few episodes of the next season nevertheless it’s nonetheless admirable. The season 4 finale, “Crime and Punishment” upends the present’s mannequin in a extra excessive vogue than ever by sending two of the present’s lead characters to jail. Jake and Rosa are actually excited to be working with one in all their heroes, Lieutenant Melanie Hawkins. However once they uncover that Melanie is a unclean cop she frames them for a string of financial institution robberies. Whoopsy daisies!
Season 5, Episode 1 – The Huge Home Pt. 1
“The Huge Home Pt. 1” presents the implications from season 4 finale “Crime and Punishment.” Poor Jake and Rosa are in jail, wrongly accused of a criminal offense they didn’t commit. Holt and Terry wrestle to emotionally assist Rosa whereas she’s in jail, which sends them on a collection of misadventures to do more and more troublesome favors for her. In the meantime, Jake is within the pokey with a cannibal (Tim Meadows) so issues aren’t that unhealthy. “The Huge Home pt. 1” is a enjoyable instance of Brooklyn 9-9 getting artistic with new environments and circumstances for its characters.
Season 5, Episode 4 – HallowVeen
Escalation is a difficult factor for sitcoms for pull off. Many sitcoms’ major purpose is to remain on air so long as doable and hold its actors and writers employed for an prolonged timeframe. Which means they hardly ever maintain something again and typically eschew long-term planning. That’s what makes Brooklyn 9-Nine’s Halloween collection so miraculous. Yearly Brooklyn 9-9 has a Halloween episode. And yearly the Halloween heist episode is best than the final. Season 5’s “HalloVeen” is essentially the most thrilling, epic, and hilarious one but. Your complete precinct will get concerned in Holt and Jake’s heist contest this time round and the conclusion results in a Brooklyn 9-9 second lengthy within the making.
Season 5, Episode 9 – 99
Most sitcoms pull out all of the stops for his or her a centesimal episode. Brooklyn 9-9 decides to make “99” its massive one for apparent causes. “”99” is an excellent episode that highlights the power of the complete forged. The 99 heads to Los Angeles for a police funeral. Whereas there Jake convinces the crew to take a look at Nakatomi Plaza from Die Arduous. Sadly, they by accident get locked in, inflicting them to overlook their flight residence for Holt’s NYPD interview. What follows is a Planes, Trains, and Car-style tour residence. The thought of the Brooklyn 9-9 forged road-tripping is enjoyable sufficient by itself however the place “99” actually shines is exhibiting how a lot these characters care about each other and the way effectively they work collectively. Plus, as soon as Amy Santiago: Grasp Planner is lastly unleashed she’s the type-A nerd equal of Hulk within the first Avengers.
Season 5, Episode 14 – The Field
Brooklyn 9-9 is often at its finest when incorporating every bit in its large, gifted forged. Typically, nevertheless, you gotta go small. “The Field” is basically simply Jake, Holt, and a possible assassin (Sterling Okay. Brown). Brown’s character, Philip Davidson, is introduced in for interrogation because the police have motive to imagine he’s murdered his accomplice at their dental apply. Jake is set to wrestle the reality out of Davidson however Holt disagrees along with his ways. Jake Peralta is a basic comedy protagonist with arrested improvement. He’ll all the time have a sure degree of childlike glee along with his job to maintain the present enjoyable. Episodes like “The Field,” nevertheless, are essential to establishing him as a succesful skilled even when he’s working exhausting solely partially to obtain the ever-elusive reward from his mentor, Holt.
Season 6, Episode 2 – Hitchcock & Scully
How did we go six seasons with out diving into Hitchcock and Scully’s collective previous and the way lengthy are we going to have to attend earlier than revisiting their ’80s heyday? Watching Alan Ritchson (Titans) and Wyatt Nash (Expensive White Folks) play macho ’80s motion star variations of everybody’s favourite horrible desk jockeys was sufficient to earn a spot on this checklist, however the episode additionally comprises an attention-grabbing investigation of Jake and Boyle’s flaws as detectives and a visit to the immortal restaurant Wing Sluts. Mainly, if you happen to’re a fan of the fleeting Hitchcock and Scully joke or weird line-reading in a typical episode, this installment will go away you rolling with loads of materials to select from.