TV Series | TV-14 | | Comedy, Crime
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.
After shooting each scene a few times verbatim, the actors then shoot a few more when they improvise to make the scene funnier if possible. This method is also used on Parks and Recreation (2009), co-created by Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-creator Michael Schur.
CORRECT-GOOF: Holt carries a revolver rather than a semiautomatic like Jake, Rosa, Amy, Charles and Terry do because the NYPD allowed any officer who purchased a revolver prior to the department's switchover to semiautomatics in 1994--such as Holt, who had been with the department since the 1970s--to keep them.