When we talk about redoing sitcom, we cannot think of many shows. But the ones that make the cut, surely know how to stay around even after they officially stop airing. Here, we’re talking about one of the most critically acclaimed comedy-drama series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, as it is officially wrapping up after running for eight seasons.
The popular comedy series created by Dan Goor (Parks and Recreation) and Michael Schur (The Good Place) follows a team of detectives at the 99TH Precinct of the New York Police Department in Brooklyn. The series stars Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, Joe Lo Truglio, Terry Crews, Andre Braugher, Dirk Blocker, and Joel McKinnon Miller.
The said series first premiered on Fox in 2013 and has served well to the critics and audience as well. It ran a successful five-season run and even won the Golden Globe for Best Comedy Series in 2014. As season five was wrapping up, Fox canceled Brooklyn Nine-Nine, much to fans’ disappointment. But the fans did not let Brooklyn Nine-Nine die just like that. After a massive outcry on social media from fans, including Hamilton star Lin Manuel Miranda, the series was picked up for another season on NBC, which aired season six and seven.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine was forced to skip the 2020-2021 broadcast season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but many fans were eagerly awaiting the eighth season. NBC officially announced that Brooklyn Nine-Nine would end its run after its upcoming eighth season. The final season will air during the 2021-2022 broadcast season on NBC. Season eight will consist of ten episodes and is currently filming.
Many have wondered if a comedy about the police can be enjoyed and appropriate in the wake of massive protests and police brutality discussions. Brooklyn Nine-Nine ending will shock some and seem like an inevitability to others as the writers must content with handling a series about the police in the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd in the summer of 2020. The writers even threw out a bunch of bad scripts just to restart so that they can incorporate this issue in a better way and reach out to people in an effective manner.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine ending will shock some and seem like an inevitability to others as the writers must content with handling a series about the police in the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd in the summer of 2020. While the series could have easily pivoted in another direction, taking the central crew and putting them in a different occupation, as the later seasons of Archer did. It appears that the showrunners don’t want to overstay their welcome, seeing eight seasons as a good run for any series.
SO we can say, with much sadness, that this epic comedy-drama sitcom is coming to an end. DO you like Brooklyn Nine-nine? Let us know in the comments below.