reasons to binge watch Brooklyn 99
Start writing a post
Entertainment

9 Reasons Why You Should Be Binge-Watching 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

"Cool, cool, cool, cool, cool, cool, cool, cool."

73
9 Reasons Why You Should Be Binge-Watching 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

If you've never heard about "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," same. At least, I didn't know about it until recently, and per usual, I have been binge-watching it ever since. And since it has held my attention, and actually made me want to watch a network show again, I feel obligated to share some of the reasons why "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is worth the roughly 40-hour binge.

1. Not just a comedy

Giphy

Have you ever wanted a cop show without all the super depressing (and real tbh) cases? Or a comedy that actually has a good storyline? Great news, the 99 is for you. The whole cast and the writers bring the plot to life with the just the right amount of exaggeration.

2. Actually developed characters

Giphy

The more you watch this show, the deeper you get to know the characters, and you won't be disappointed. Gina's love for dance, Terry's obsession with yogurt, Boyle's local food blog. All vital pieces of information that help build up this amazing show. At this point, I wish I could meet these characters in real life.

3. Self-aware about real issues

Giphy

Some shows use real-life issues as a punchlines, or willingly use stereotypes to fuel the plot. Not this show. This is comedy without needing to feel guilt from laughing. There are times when the character stops themselves to apologize for any slips, or acknowledges sexism. Finally!

4. Captain Holt

Giphy

Stoic. Intelligent. A man of few, but important, words. Holt will become your favorite character in a matter of seconds. I can't count the times I've actually laughed out loud at his quips. But, maybe that says more about me...

5. Slowly realizing that you're Gina

Giphy

I went into watching this show, already on the fence about Gina, which is probably for the best. But, the more I watch, the more I realize...I relate to Gina too much. It's like the saying goes, it's a trainwreck, but I just can't look away.

6. A weird, family-like dynamic that actually works

Giphy

A show is only as good as its ensemble, and the 99 bring you a lovable, yet dysfunctional family that you can't help but root for. I mean, the squad even volunteered the babysit the Sergeant's twins to help alleviate his stress. That's more than loyalty; that's family.

7. The Pontiac Bandit

Giphy

Every main character needs a nemesis, right? Well, in this show the "one that got away" is Doug Judy. The complex frenemy relationship between Peralta and Judy is worth the watch.

8. It's underrated

Giphy

I didn't hear about this show until recently. A.K.A. once it got canceled. And wow, was I missing out. If you're a fan of "Parks and Rec" and/or "The Office," this show is for you.

9. Funny from the start

Giphy

Other than the general jokes and great comedic timing, every episode begins with a different into scene. Always funny, rarely connected to the actual episode, but greatly appreciated.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

39386
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less
a man and a woman sitting on the beach in front of the sunset

Whether you met your new love interest online, through mutual friends, or another way entirely, you'll definitely want to know what you're getting into. I mean, really, what's the point in entering a relationship with someone if you don't know whether or not you're compatible on a very basic level?

Consider these 21 questions to ask in the talking stage when getting to know that new guy or girl you just started talking to:

Keep Reading...Show less
Lifestyle

Challah vs. Easter Bread: A Delicious Dilemma

Is there really such a difference in Challah bread or Easter Bread?

23921
loaves of challah and easter bread stacked up aside each other, an abundance of food in baskets
StableDiffusion

Ever since I could remember, it was a treat to receive Easter Bread made by my grandmother. We would only have it once a year and the wait was excruciating. Now that my grandmother has gotten older, she has stopped baking a lot of her recipes that require a lot of hand usage--her traditional Italian baking means no machines. So for the past few years, I have missed enjoying my Easter Bread.

Keep Reading...Show less
Adulting

Unlocking Lake People's Secrets: 15 Must-Knows!

There's no other place you'd rather be in the summer.

950035
Group of joyful friends sitting in a boat
Haley Harvey

The people that spend their summers at the lake are a unique group of people.

Whether you grew up going to the lake, have only recently started going, or have only been once or twice, you know it takes a certain kind of person to be a lake person. To the long-time lake people, the lake holds a special place in your heart, no matter how dirty the water may look.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Top 10 Reasons My School Rocks!

Why I Chose a Small School Over a Big University.

128691
man in black long sleeve shirt and black pants walking on white concrete pathway

I was asked so many times why I wanted to go to a small school when a big university is so much better. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure a big university is great but I absolutely love going to a small school. I know that I miss out on big sporting events and having people actually know where it is. I can't even count how many times I've been asked where it is and I know they won't know so I just say "somewhere in the middle of Wisconsin." But, I get to know most people at my school and I know my professors very well. Not to mention, being able to walk to the other side of campus in 5 minutes at a casual walking pace. I am so happy I made the decision to go to school where I did. I love my school and these are just a few reasons why.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments