Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a comedic police show that follows the goings on of the Nine-Nine precinct of the NYPD. Jake Peralta is the lead detective who is known to make a number of mishaps or go through extraordinary lengths to catch the bad guy. He is surrounded by over-the-top characters in the department who help and hinder him in a number of ways. Peralta is paired with Captain Raymond Holt, the first gay black Captain in the NYPD, who also has a lot to prove. The unexpected duo takes crime by surprise in the most unusual ways.