"Stakeout" is the 11th episode of Season Two of the FOX television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. It originally aired 14th December 2014 to 3.53 million viewers.

Episode SynopsisEdit

Jake and Charles' bro-mance starts to crack when they volunteer for an eight-day stakeout in very close quarters. Meanwhile, Captain Holt's nephew, Marcus, comes to Brooklyn and captures Rosa's attention.


Actor Character
Andy Samberg ... Jake Peralta
Stephanie Beatriz ... Rosa Diaz
Terry Crews ... Terry Jeffords
Melissa Fumero ... Amy Santiago
Joe Lo Truglio ... Charles Boyle
Chelsea Peretti ... Gina Linetti
Andre Braugher ... Captain Ray Holt
Dirk Blocker ... Michael Hitchcock
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Norm Scully
Kyra Sedgwick ... Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch
Nick Cannon ... Marcus
Marc Evan Jackson ... Kevin Cozner
Sandra Gimpel ... Annalise
Dimiter Marinov ... Alexei Bisko

Plot Edit

Cultural References Edit

  • Charles' stakeout theme song is a direct parody of Eddie Money's "Take Me Home Tonight".


Hitchcock: Well, well, well! Looks like Boyle's out and Hitchcock's in! What do you wanna do tonight? Go to a strip club? Have dinner with my wife?
Peralta: Are those separate options, or does she live at the strip club?
Hitchcock: You wanna know you gotta go.

Charles: Stake me out tonight I don't want to let you go till we catch this guy.

Trivia Edit


Jake and Charles' first draft of their no-no lists

Charles and Jake's "no-no lists" read as follows:

No pullups No "Sister Act"
No Kwazy Cupcakes NO “Sister Act 2”
No "dandruff blizzard" No bird calls
No letting it mellow No multilevel marketing schemes
No life hacks No ballroom dancing
No saying "noice" No male kegels
No butter syrup No licking fingers before turning pages
No talking about Die Hard 1 2 and 3 or 4 or 5 No jerks.
No using my toothbrush No letting birds in!
No peanut butter anything from the jar No unrequested lullaby
No spoilers No puppets
No neck cracking No rasta-man voice
No parkour No eating with your mouth open
No jerks No reciting poems
No calling legitimate business ideas schemes No tea ceremonies
No cabbage patch No lady style towels
No saying “been done” No rhyming
No impressions No eyelash wishes
No talking about your dumb car No forts
No cheese powder fingers No locking
No peanut butter on binoculars No talking about your butt holes
No using jerky as toothbrush No saying “uni”
No mocking my food ME!! No fingerquotes
No red wedding No gasp while reading
No comparing yourself to Idris Elba—favorable or not No slurping noodles
No Running Man—movie or the dance No grief [illegible]
No “De Niro” or “Walken” impressions No rhythmic [illegible]
No added “Z”s to the end of words No clubhouse
No complaining about “not seeing The Wire” No whale songs
NO OVER SALTING!! No dolphin songs
No peeling wallpaper No manatee songs
No action movie reenactments NO BATHS
No karate on the bed ANYWHERE No Pig Latin
No beat boxing No nose hair trimming
No talking ABOUT DEREK!! No writing on my side of the wall!
No feet on my memory pillow No yoga pants
No asking if things look infected! No yoga
No air saxophone No succulent
No popping No spooning
No syrup shots No air drying
No basketball pregnancies NO LES MIS
No using my soap No sleep laughter
No saying “epic”
No saying “epic fail”
No making bugs your pets
No sassy "nuh uh uhs"