[WARNING: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 8 episode 8, “Renewal.”]
Soon after their heartwarming second previous episode, Holt (Andre Braugher) and Kevin (Marc Evan Jackson) are owning a vow renewal ceremony, with salad forks — but that’s not the large revelation.
The large revelation is that Holt is retiring! The captain doesn’t want to explain to Amy (Melissa Fumero), because the information would devastate her and they’re doing work on the law enforcement reform proposal. But of program, the magic formula can only are living for so lengthy… in particular as the crew pulls alongside one another to address one particular previous scenario.
On the exclusive working day, because the proposal is turned in, Jake (Andy Samberg) asks Holt to explain to Amy he’s retiring. But the proposal is significantly from carried out — anyone has messed with the quantities, and Jake thinks O’Sullivan hacked the process to mess them up. They appear up with a prepare to get his fingerprint by means of a phony Billy Joel memorabilia sale and get into his laptop computer, but the full factor has to be carried out in 90 minutes just before the vow renewal ceremony. And Kevin can’t know about any of it.
As comes about with the finest-laid options, it goes improper. Terry (Terry Crews) unintentionally spills the beans about Holt retiring, which sends Amy into a tailspin Jake and Holt, who are despatched to get the laptop computer, finish up with O’Sullivan’s mother pointing a gun at them O’Sullivan, believing the sticky things intended to get his fingerprint is gum from Billy Joel’s trash can, requires the 𠇏irst draft” of a track and the “gum.”
Jake and Holt finish up trapped in mother O’Sullivan’s basement as she options to get her son, but Jake is aware particularly one particular cellphone selection of an previous good friend from superior college that he can contact from the basement landline, so… that appears to be promising. At minimum Terry has achievements. He convinces O’Sullivan to give back again the “lyrics” and probably also to re-consider his lifetime options, so they get the print and just will need Jake, who has the laptop computer. But many thanks to Cheddar knocking more than a whiteboard with a diagram the squad drew of the full procedure although at the ceremony, Kevin finds out Holt’s on a scenario. And he’s not happy.
Caught in the basement, Holt admits he’s savored doing work the scenario and he’s fearful he’s not prepared to retire. “What would you do?” he asks Jake — and Jake indicates that he would pick out Amy more than law enforcement get the job done, each individual time. Then, Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) bursts in, dressed in total uniform, together with Kevin! They faux to arrest them, and following, Kevin describes that he understands how significant the proposal is and that he only needs Holt experienced explained to him.
In the finish, Holt and Kevin have a sweet — if limited — vow renewal and the commissioner approves Amy’s reform system following it’s tested O’Sullivan messed with the information, so all is heading nicely for the 9-9. And, shock! Holt received’t retire. He’s advertising and marketing Amy to main, as he is promoted to oversee the reform.
Brooklyn 9-9, Sequence Finale September 16, eight:30/seven:30c, NBC