Earlier this week, the fine folks behind Dan Goor and Michael Schur's Brooklyn Nine-Nine sounded the horn to usher together all of the B99 fans from around the globe for some important news. With a little more than two weeks to go before it returns for "One Last Ride" (too late, they beat you to the joke), viewers were going to be getting their virtual hands on the official trailer for Season 8. Well, it's Thursday and guess what? On the official two-week return mark, that's exactly what they delivered- with a look at what the final season has in store for Jake, Holt, Amy, Terry, Boyle, Diaz, Scully, and Hitchcock. And yes, you will be getting some kicks to the feels so plan accordingly.
With the series set to return on August 12 with a two-episode premiere, here's a look at what B99 fans have been both anticipating and dreading- the official trailer for the 8th and final season of NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine:
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Season 8 follows NYPD's 99th Precinct's Det. Jake Peralta and Capt. Raymond Holt and their lovable colleagues as they balance their personal and professional lives over the course of a difficult year.
"It will launch in August, coming out of the Summer Olympics, which is a coveted slot. We can think of nothing more deserving than giving it to the final season of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine.' This is a beloved show and we wanted to give it a slot where it had access to the biggest possible audience," explained Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television & Streaming. Returning for the final season is Andy Samberg as Det. Jake Peralta, Andre Braugher as Capt. Raymond Holt, Melissa Fumero as Sgt. Amy Santiago, Terry Crews as Lt. Terry Jeffords, Joe Lo Truglio as Det. Charles Boyle, Stephanie Beatriz as Rosa Diaz, and Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker as veteran officers Det. Scully and Det. Hitchcock, respectively. Now here's a look at the cast discussing what's still to come:
"I'm so thankful to NBC and Universal Television for allowing us to give these characters and our fans the ending they deserve," said Goor when it was announced earlier this year that the series would be ending after eight seasons. "When Mike Schur and I first pitched the pilot episode to Andy, he said, 'I'm in, but I think the only way to tell this story is over exactly 153 episodes,' which was crazy because that was exactly the number Mike and I had envisioned."
He continued, "I feel incredibly lucky to have worked with this amazing cast and crew for eight seasons. They are not only among the most talented people in the business, they are all good human beings who have become a family. But most of all, I feel lucky that we have had the best fans in the world. Fans who literally saved us from cancellation. Fans who fill us with joy. Ending the show was a difficult decision, but ultimately, we felt it was the best way to honor the characters, the story, and our viewers. I know some people will be disappointed it's ending so soon, but honestly, I'm grateful it lasted this long. Title of my sex tape."
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