Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.
The law. Without the order.
Did You Know?
The pitch for the show to TV executives centered around creating police-precinct characters reminiscent of those in The Office
(2005) or Parks and Recreation
(2009). As a result, creators Michael Schur
and Daniel J. Goor
set off a bidding war in 2012, and quickly sold the idea to Fox before a script was ever written.Andy Samberg
was not part of the proposed series until he suddenly became available after leaving Saturday Night Live
(1975) after seven seasons. See more
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