‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Review: In Season 6, ‘The Nine-Nine’ Matters More than Ever

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Review: In Season 6, ‘The Nine-Nine’ Matters More than Ever
Brooklyn Nine-Nine” picks up right where it left off — as if nothing happened between the time Season 5 ended and Season 6 began. The premiere features no self-knowing nod to the audience or meta jab at the show’s former network. The story just continues, and that’s how it should be.

There are a million reasons why. For one, NBC was motivated to revive the comedy because it’s produced by parent company NBC Universal, and in the upcoming content wars, ownership is the whole ballgame. NBC wants future fans to be able to watch all of “Brooklyn 99,” uninterrupted, without subscribing to a different streaming service. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) doesn’t make a snide remark to Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) about the show’s history because that’s not the “Nine-Nine” way. Its a sincere show filled with kind characters. They’re not about to mock the folks who gave them five great seasons,
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