[Editor’s Note: Spoilers for “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Season 5, Episode 10, “Game Night” follow.]
The Fox comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine
,” for reasons made obvious by its title, chose to celebrate its 99th episode last week, putting the spotlight on each character during a crazy road trip from Los Angeles to New York. But it also included a big reveal that became a central part of the show’s 100th episode, “Game Night
” — Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz
), the show’s resident badass, coming out as bisexual.
Rosa’s coming-out, showrunner Dan Goor
told IndieWire, was a story choice made in close discussion with Beatriz this season. “In a way, after Stephanie
came out, and has really in so many ways become such an Lgbt advocate, we felt like it was really a meaningful opportunity for the character, and it definitely felt in-world for the character. It didn’t feel like, you know, we didn’t feel like people would be like, ‘What?!’ You know, and 100 episodes in it feels like a good,