Brooklyn Nine-Nine has cast an Oscar winner in this week’s episode. J.K.!
No, seriously. We’re really not kidding. It’s J.K. Simmons, who scored an Academy Award for his role in Whiplash The cherished badass and Law & Order veterinarian turns up as a guest-star in Thursday’s episode of the NBC cop comedy as Detective Dillman, a former coworker of Capt. Holt (Andre Braugher) at the NYPD. Dillman enters the photo after an untidy prank is devoted in the precinct and goes awfully awry, prompting Holt to lean on his old good friend– the very best detective he has ever known– to help in this Whodunnit? Nope, that’s not the right phrase. As Holt discusses to Jake (Andy Samberg) in this exclusive peek at the episode, it’s the more grammatically appropriate Whohasdonethis?
Simmons’ remarkable resume includes Oz, Spider-Man, Juno, The Closer, and Counterpart, not to point out, a healthy quantity of Farmers Insurance commercials. He next appears in the AppleTV drama Safeguarding Jacob
Brooklyn’s recent visitor lineup consists of Michael McDonald, Jim Rash, Craig Robinson, Nicole Byer, Julia Sweeney, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Sean Astin.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine airs Thursdays at 8: 30 p.m.
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine renewed for season 8
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A group of ragtag police officers– led by Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg)– run the 99 th precinct of the NYPD.