BROOKLYN 99.

Author:Boehm, Eric
Position:TV - Television program review - Brief article
 
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That Fox's Brooklyn 99, now in its fifth season, remains fresh is a testament to the excellent cast led by Andy Sandberg, who turned 39 this year but seems perpetually 25 years old on camera. It's mostly, however, a tribute to the writers, who have created a show that manages to spoof Law and Order while often revealing more truth about the nature of police work than the long-running "serious" show manages.

In one episode, for example, a black detective (a muscle-bound softie played by Terry Crews) is stopped and frisked by two white cops while off-duty and doing nothing more suspicious than walking from his front door to his...

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