The BEST Episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 13, 2019

Network: NBC

A ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.

Jake & Amy

#1 - Jake & Amy

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired May 20, 2018

Jake and Amy's wedding day is majorly threatened, and Charles and the whole squad rush to help save it. Amidst the chaos, Holt hesitates to open the email that will indicate if he has won his campaign for Commissioner, despite Gina's encouragement. Meanwhile, Terry gently pushes Rosa towards a potential love interest.

star 8.27
1,952 votes
Charges and Specs

#2 - Charges and Specs

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 25, 2014

Jake’s investigation of philanthropic civic leader Lucas Wint is shut down by Commissioner Podalski. Still determined to crack the case, Jake enlists Amy and a reluctant Captain Holt to help him uncover more evidence, to help him uncover more evidence, even if it means facing suspension. Meanwhile, Charles is devastated over pre-marital problems with Vivian, and Gina knows just how to cheer him up.

star 8.22
3,447 votes
Directors: Akiva Schaffer
Writers: Gabe Liedman, Gil Ozeri
Johnny and Dora

#3 - Johnny and Dora

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 17, 2015

Jake and Amy go undercover to catch Brooklyn’s most notorious identity thief, and the case brings them closer together – very close. Meanwhile, the entire precinct is caught off-guard when one of their own says goodbye to the Nine-Nine.

star 8.20
2,835 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers: Luke Del Tredici
The Box

#4 - The Box

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 1, 2018

Jake embarks on an all-night long interrogation in order to elicit a confession out of a suspect. But when Captain Holt skips the opera in order to stay back and help, the two cops clash over how to get him to talk.

star 8.15
2,256 votes
HalloVeen

#5 - HalloVeen

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 2017

The Nine-Nine embarks on its fifth annual Halloween Heist and, as usual, everybody has a plan and no one is safe. Relationships and friendships are tested as the title "Amazing Human Slash Genius" must be snagged by midnight, leaving everyone pitted against each other.

star 8.15
3,181 votes
Greg and Larry

#6 - Greg and Larry

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 19, 2016

After a surprising turn of events in the Nine-Nine’s attempt to track down Adrian Pimento’s hitman, the precinct drops everything when they suspect Holt is in danger.

star 8.14
3,667 votes
Directors: Dan Goor
Writers: Andrew Guest, Phil Augusta Jackson
Yippie Kayak

#7 - Yippie Kayak

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 13, 2015

Jake, Charles and Gina are involved in a real-life “Die Hard” situation while off-duty on Christmas Eve, and Terry must leave his family celebration to try to save his squad. Meanwhile, Amy tries to prove she’s just as tough as Holt and Rosa.

star 8.06
3,412 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Lakshmi Sundaram
Halloween III

#8 - Halloween III

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 2015

The third installment of Captain Holt and Jake’s Halloween heist culminates with a tie-breaking competition to claim the title of “amazing detective slash genius.” This year, Jake and Holt split the squad into two teams to help them win.

star 8.06
3,410 votes
Writers: David Phillips
The Bet

#9 - The Bet

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 14, 2014

Jake and Amy’s ongoing bet about who can make more arrests comes to a close. Meanwhile, Charles receives the Medal of Valor for getting shot in the line of duty, but the pain medication he is taking causes him to reveal his true opinions about his colleagues.

star 8.05
3,735 votes
Directors: Julian Farino
Writers: Laura McCreary
Bureau

#10 - Bureau

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 12, 2016

With Pimento’s life still in peril, Captain Holt calls on an old friend in the FBI to help with a seemingly impossible heist. Meanwhile Amy makes a breakthrough while undercover, and Terry and Gina discover an information leak in the Nine-Nine.

star 8.04
3,671 votes
Directors: Ryan Case
Writers: Alison Agosti, David Phillips
Cinco de Mayo

#11 - Cinco de Mayo

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired May 9, 2019

In order to distract Terry from the stress of his upcoming lieutenant’s exam, Jake, Holt and the squad decide to hold the annual Halloween Heist on a new date, Cinco de Mayo.

star 8.03
1,344 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: David Phillips
The Oolong Slayer

#12 - The Oolong Slayer

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2015

When investigating a serial killer, Jake enlists Holt’s help in an attempt to solve the case off the radar. At the precinct, Rosa and Amy are forced to deal with demands from an old adversary and Terry discovers a new obsession.

star 8.03
3,362 votes
Writers: Gabe Liedman
Suicide Squad

#13 - Suicide Squad

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired May 16, 2019

Desperate circumstances call for desperate measures, as Jake, Holt, Amy, Terry, Rosa, and Charles must ally themselves with old enemies.

star 8.00
1,273 votes
Directors: Daniel J. Goor
Writers: Daniel J. Goor, Luke Del Tredici
Halloween II

#14 - Halloween II

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 19, 2014

The Peralta / Holt annual Halloween bet continues when Jake challenges the Captain that he can steal his watch before midnight. Meanwhile, Gina is upset that her dance team, Floorgasm, kicks her off the squad and Terry confronts her about her bad attitude.

star 7.99
3,461 votes
Directors: Eric Appel
Writers: Prentice Penny
Halloween IV

#15 - Halloween IV

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 18, 2016

It’s Halloween in the Nine-Nine, which can only mean one thing: heist time. This year, the squad members pull out all the stops in their quest to win the new defending title of “Ultimate Detective Slash Genius.” Lines are drawn and plans are made, but there can only be one reigning champion.

star 7.97
4,170 votes
Directors: Claire Scanlon
Writers: Phil Augusta Jackson
Safe House

#16 - Safe House

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 18, 2018

After Seamus threatens Kevin, Holt devises an elaborate plan to hide him in a safe house, with Jake as his guard. Kevin is miserable as the 99 works overtime to find Seamus and take him down.

star 7.95
2,157 votes
Halloween

#17 - Halloween

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 22, 2013

It's Halloween night, a busy time of the year for any police precinct. Amy detests the holiday, and is not thrilled when she has to don a costume to go undercover on street patrol with Charles. Back at the precinct, Jake bets Captain Holt that he can steal his Medal of Valor before midnight, which results in him bringing out some costumes of his own.

star 7.94
4,073 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers: Lesley Arfin
Unsolvable

#18 - Unsolvable

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 18, 2014

When Jake gets the weekend off, he decides to take on a cold case that everyone thinks is unsolvable, but with the help of Terry, the two try to crack the case once and for all. Meanwhile, Amy plans a romantic trip with Teddy and Gina and Rosa let Charles in on one of their best-kept secrets.

star 7.94
3,381 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Prentice Penny
Hitchcock & Scully

#19 - Hitchcock & Scully

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2019

Jake and Charles investigate a case of Hitchcock and Scully’s from the 1980s. Amy’s uniformed officers and Terry’s detectives fight over limited resources.

star 7.94
1,762 votes
Writers: Lang Fisher
The Party

#20 - The Party

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 4, 2014

The officers in the precinct head over to Holt’s house to celebrate his birthday, but they wind up making a poor impression on his husband.

star 7.94
3,622 votes
Directors: Michael Engler
Writers: Gabe Liedman, Gil Ozeri
Mr. Santiago

#21 - Mr. Santiago

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 22, 2016

At Amy's intricately planned Thanksgiving dinner, Jake goes "full Santiago" (binder and all) in order to impress her father, a former cop. With Jake and Amy's focus elsewhere, Charles is left on turkey duty and Holt helps Pimento cope after learning he can no longer work for the NYPD.

star 7.94
4,235 votes
Directors: Alex Reid
Writers: Neil Campbell
Operation: Broken Feather

#22 - Operation: Broken Feather

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 2, 2014

Jake and Amy investigate a string of hotel robberies together, but Jake turns on her when he finds out she may leave the Nine-Nine to work in the Special Crimes unit with “The Vulture”. Meanwhile Captain Holt and Sergeant Jeffords strategize to make the precinct more efficient.

star 7.94
3,660 votes
Writers: Daniel J. Goor, Michael Schur
The Chopper

#23 - The Chopper

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 10, 2015

Holt is wary when Wuntch lets Jake work his dream case, worried that she is setting him up to fail. Back at the precinct, Amy, Rosa and Gina help Terry host a field trip for a local magnet school.

star 7.93
2,714 votes
Directors: Phil Traill
Writers: David Phillips, Tricia McAlpin
99

#24 - 99

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 5, 2017

While the entire precinct attends a funeral in LA, Holt learns that he is in the running to become Chief Commissioner of the NYPD - his dream job. But after missing their flight back to New York, Jake must devise a variety of ways to get Holt back in time for the interview. Forced to stay with some estranged members of the Boyle family, Amy tries to convince everyone that she can be laid back, Terry panics about losing his first-class flight and Charles uncovers some new information about Rosa's personal life.

star 7.93
2,489 votes
The Fugitive (2)

#25 - The Fugitive (2)

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 1, 2017

With only one fugitive still on the loose, Jake enlists a surprising ally.

star 7.93
1,632 votes
Directors: Ryan Case
Writers: Jessica Polonsky, Justin Noble