Tagged with Chelsea Peretti

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.09, “The Swedes”

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.09, “The Swedes”


“Everything’s been coming up Rosa lately, hasn’t it? It’s been a few episodes since she broke up with Marcus and subsequently broke down with Holt, and only a couple since Terry taught her a valuable lesson in compassion and forgiveness, despite a cavalcade of oopsies and screw-ups; after the season’s decidedly Rosa-light first half, she’s … Continue reading

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.06, “Into the Woods”

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.06, “Into the Woods”


“Like many sitcoms, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s chief traits are the relationships between its characters. Whether it’s Boyle’s unfaltering loyalty to Jake, Jake’s odd couple professional bond with Holt, Holt’s mentor-mentee rapport with Amy, or Amy’s socially imbalanced encounters with everybody in the office, Brooklyn Nine-Nine best thrives when the writing creates a space where these characters … Continue reading

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 2.20, “AC/DC”

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 2.20, “AC/DC”


“We now break our usual third-person omniscient mode in service to a desperate first-person plea: Can somebody please make me a pair of .gifs of Rosa’s and Holt’s amazing mid-episode reaction shots during their ill-fated double date with Marcus and Kevin? Stephanie Beatriz and Andre Braugher are both great at wry humor and articulating hilarity … Continue reading