There are so many good episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Johnny and Dora" the best, or is "Charges and Specs" your favorite episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine are, let's rank every Brooklyn Nine-Nine episode from best to worst.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a police procedural sitcom with an ensemble cast of Andy Samburg, Andre Braugher, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, and Chelsea Peretti. The setting is the fictional 99th Precinct of the New York City P.D. In its first season, Brooklyn Nine-Nine won the Golden Globe Award for "Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy."
Vote up your favorite episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Brooklyn Nine-Nine episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
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Moo Moo Season 4 Episode 15: Sergeant Jeffords is stopped by a fellow police officer (guest star Desmond Harrington) while off-duty in his own neighborhood.
Johnny and Dora Season 2 Episode 23: Jake and Amy go undercover to catch Brooklyn's most notorious identity thief, and the case brings them closer together - very close.
Halloween, Part III Season 3 Episode 5: The third installment of Captain Holt and Jake's Halloween heist culminates with a tie-breaking competition to claim the title of "amazing detective slash genius."
Yippie Kayak Season 3 Episode 10: Jake, Charles and Gina are involved in a real-life "Die Hard" situation while off-duty on Christmas Eve, and Terry must leave his family celebration to try to save his squad.
Crime & Punishment Season 4 Episode 21: As Jake and Rosa continue their search for a bank-robbing operation with Lieutenant Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon), they realize there’s more to her team than meets the eye. Part 2 of 2.
Halloween II Season 2 Episode 4: Another ghouling bet is set between Jake and the Captain.
Coral Palms, Pt.3 Season 4 Episode 3: The team makes a road trip to Florida to try to help Jake and Holt take down Figgis (guest star Eric Roberts, "Suits").
Into the Woods Season 3 Episode 6: Jake and Charles convince Terry to take a weekend camping trip as a much needed "babymoon," but they soon realize it might not be the idealistic weekend for which they had hoped.
Greg and Larry Season 3 Episode 23: After a surprising turn of events in the Nine-Nine's attempt to track down Adrian Pimento's hitman, the precinct drops everything when they suspect Holt is in danger.
Charges and Specs Season 1 Episode 22: Jake's investigation of philanthropic civic leader Lucas Wint (guest star Ian Roberts) is shut down by Commissioner Podalski (guest star James M. Connor). Still determined to crack the case, Jake enlists Amy and a reluctant Captain Holt to help him uncover more evidence, even if it means facing suspension.
Windbreaker City Season 2 Episode 15: Jake is heartbroken over Sophia (guest star Eva Longoria), but his spirits are lifted when the squad is invited to a Homeland Security terrorist training simulation. That is, until the agent in charge (guest star Nick Kroll) assigns them the lame role of playing hostages.
Jake and Sophia Season 2 Episode 6: Jake hits it off with Sophia (guest star Eva Longoria), a woman whom he meets at a bar, only to find out she is the defense attorney for a perp he is trying to put in jail.
Christmas Season 1 Episode 11: Captain Holt receives death threats and Jake is put in charge of his security, a job he enjoys and abuses as much as he can. Meanwhile, Amy attempts to get the precinct to take a Christmas photo for Holt, but a lack of enthusiasm and Rosa's refusal to smile defeats her efforts. Also, Sergeant Terry Jeffords gets his mojo back.
Tactical Village Season 1 Episode 19: The precinct heads to Tactical Village Day, a mandatory training course in which all regional precincts compete. While there, Amy runs into Teddy (guest star Kyle Bornheimer), a fellow officer she used to date. Meanwhile, Holt becomes addicted to a game on his phone and Rosa is pissed at Charles for not inviting her to his wedding.
The Chopper Season 2 Episode 22: Holt is wary when Wuntch (guest star Kyra Sedgwick) lets Jake work his dream case, worried that she is setting him up to fail.
Stakeout Season 2 Episode 11: Jake and Charles' bro-mance starts to crack when they volunteer for an eight-day stakeout in very close quarters.
Maximum Security Season 3 Episode 21: In an attempt to get information on a criminal operation, Amy has to go undercover at a women'۪s prison and befriend one of the prisoners.
Boyle-Linetti Wedding Season 2 Episode 17: It's the day of Gina and Charles' parents' wedding, and the whole squad is given a job to fulfill for the ceremony.
The Night Shift Season 4 Episode 4: As Jake struggles with his first case back at the precinct, he encounters Jess Day (NEW GIRL guest star Zooey Deschanel), who is visiting New York, and enlists her to help him find his suspect.
USPIS Season 2 Episode 8: While attempting to catch a drug dealer, Jake and Charles reluctantly join forces with the nerdy lead investigator at the U.S. Postal Service, Jack Danger (guest star Ed Helms).
The Road Trip Season 2 Episode 9: In an attempt to add a touch of romance to their work trip, Jake invites his girlfriend Sophia (guest star Eva Longoria), as well as Amy's boyfriend, Teddy (guest star Kyle Bornheimer), to join them at a B&B.
The Apartment Season 1 Episode 18: Jake's crushing debt finally catches up to him, and he is in danger of losing his apartment, unless Gina can find a way to bail him out.
Sabotage Season 2 Episode 19: After a streak of really bad luck, Jake thinks he's being sabotaged by an enemy.
Mr. Santiago Season 4 Episode 7: Amy's dad comes to Thanksgiving dinner.
The Tagger Season 1 Episode 2: When Jake (Andy Samberg) is late for roll call, Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) assigns him to a graffiti case that Jake feels is below his level. However, when the culprit turns out to be the Deputy Commissioner's son, the case becomes a major problem. Meanwhile, Gina's (Chelsea Peretti) psychic friend visits the precinct and gets inside Charles' (Joe Lo Truglio) head.
Thanksgiving Season 1 Episode 10: Amy wants to host a Thanksgiving dinner for the entire precinct, but it turns into a holiday disaster when Holt and Jake have to leave to go catch a perp.
The Vulture Season 1 Episode 5: A detective (guest star Dean Winters) from Special Crimes, takes over Jake's nearly solved murder case and steals his thunder.
Return to Skyfire Season 5 Episode 8: When Terry’s favorite author, DC Parlov (guest star Fred Melamed), returns to the precinct because his latest manuscript was stolen, Terry and Jake convince Rosa to go undercover with them at a fantasy fiction convention to find the culprit.
Ava Season 3 Episode 8: Terry leaves Jake in charge of entertaining his pregnant wife, Sharon, while he and Rosa head to Rikers to learn more about the Douglass Street murders.
The Funeral Season 3 Episode 2: The Nine-Nine gets another personnel change that could put Jake and Amy's budding relationship at risk. Meanwhile, Terry assists Holt with an important public relations matter, and Rosa and Gina try to convince Charles to rethink his affection for a fellow officer (guest star Archie Panjabi).
HalloVeen Season 5 Episode 4: The Nine-Nine embarks on its fifth annual Halloween Heist and, as usual, everybody has a plan and no one is safe.
Kicks Season 5 Episode 3: Now that he’s officially back at the precinct and desperate to solve a real case, Jake finds a loophole to get out of his temporarily designated desk duty.
Det. Dave Majors Season 2 Episode 21: Jake is excited to work a case with the best detective in the NYPD, Detective Majors (guest star Garret Dillahunt), until Majors shares his intentions to ask Amy out on a date.
The Party Season 1 Episode 16: The officers in the precinct head over to Holt's house to celebrate his birthday, but they wind up making a poor impression on his husband.
Full Boyle Season 1 Episode 17: Detective Boyle's new romance has upped his swagger, but Jake intervenes before his colleague goes "Full Boyle" and gets too serious, too soon, with his girlfriend (guest star Marilu Henner).
Operation: Broken Feather Season 1 Episode 15: Jake and Amy investigate a string of hotel robberies together, but Jake turns on her when he finds out she may leave the Nine-Nine to work in the Special Crimes unit with "The Vulture" (guest star Dean Winters).
Pilot Season 1 Episode 1: Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) is a talented, but carefree police detective at Brooklyn's ninety-ninth precinct who, along with his eclectic group of colleagues, are used to having a lax captain around the office. However, when tightly-wound Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) takes over, he is determined to make this dysfunctional group of detectives into the best precinct in Brooklyn.
48 Hours Season 1 Episode 7: When Jake makes an arrest without a lot of proof, he only has 48 hours to collect evidence, or else the "perp" will be released. After his unsuccessful interrogation of the suspect, Jake forces his co-workers to spend their weekend helping him crack the case. So, while the team is stuck at the precinct, Charles judges a pie contest between Gina and Rosa, and Holt helps Terry look better in the eyes of his in-laws.
The Mattress Season 3 Episode 7: Jake and Amy convince the Captain to let them work a case together involving a new street drug, but their new relationship gets in the way.
Chocolate Milk Season 2 Episode 2: Captain Holt faces his sworn enemy.
The Audit Season 4 Episode 12: With the crime rate lowered, Brooklyn will be shutting down one of its precincts - permanently.
The Slump Season 1 Episode 3: Jake has a slew of unsolved cases that he can't seem to close, and the other detectives don't want his losing streak to rub off on them. Meanwhile, Holt asks Amy to run lead on the Junior Policeman Program for at-risk youth, and she enlists Rosa and Gina's help. Also, Boyle helps Sergeant Jeffords with a special case he cannot solve.
M.E. Time Season 1 Episode 4: Much to the team's annoyance, Jake hits on an attractive medical examiner, Dr. Rossi (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis), at a crime scene and holds up the autopsy report. He learns his lesson when Dr. Rossi turns out to be more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Amy's purse-snatching case is stalled when the sketch artist is out sick, but she discovers that Sgt. Jeffords has hidden artistic talents.
The Bank Job Season 4 Episode 20: As Jake and Rosa continue their search for a bank-robbing operation with Lieutenant Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon), they realize there’s more to her team than meets the eye. Part 1 of 2.
The Big House, Pt. 2 Season 5 Episode 2: When the warden (guest star Toby Huss) asks Jake to investigate Romero’s (guest star Lou Diamond Phillips) drug smuggling operation, Jake and Caleb (guest star Tim Meadows) find themselves caught between the loyalty Jake has sworn to both of them.
Bad Beat Season 5 Episode 5: To track down the infamous arms dealer Dan "Daniel" Valdano (guest star David Figlioli), Jake and Terry go undercover at an illegal gambling club, but when Holt gets involved to coach the two in the art of poker, his addiction resurfaces.
Skyfire Cycle Season 4 Episode 8: When famous author DC Parlov (guest star Fred Melamed, "Casual") receives death threats, Jake and Terry take the case, so that Terry can meet his lifelong hero.
Two Turkeys Season 5 Episode 7: Jake and Amy attempt to get their parents to bond over Thanksgiving dinner, but their first holiday together as a family does not go well.
The Bureau Season 3 Episode 22: With Pimento's life still in peril, Captain Holt calls on an old friend in the FBI to help with a seemingly impossible heist.