The Vulture
The Vulture ID
Season 1, Episode 5
Air date: 15th October 2013
Written by: Laura McCreary
Directed by: Jason Ensler
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"The Vulture" is the fifth episode of Season 1 of the FOX television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. It originally aired 15th October 2013 to 3.43 million viewers.


Detective Pembroke from Major Crimes—known as "The Vulture" (Dean Winters)—takes over a murder case that Jake is close to solving and steals his thunder, so Jake enlists the precinct to get revenge and find the murder weapon before "The Vulture" does. Meanwhile, Holt and Gina help Terry regain his rights to carry a gun.


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
Dean Winters ... Detective Pembroke (aka The Vulture)
Andy Richter ... Doorman
Jacquie Barnbrook ... Martha
Jerome Ro Brooks ... Uniformed Cop
Makeda Declet ... Calista
Annie ... Korzen

Trivia Edit

  • The episode scored 3.43 million U.S. viewers.

Gallery Edit

Quotes Edit

Holt: Sergeant Jeffords. My office.
Gina: Uh oh. He probably wants to talk to you about how your shirts aren't tight enough. Prolly.

Gina: I wanna get certified [to carry a gun]. There has been a ton of crime in my neighborhood, and the cops in my precinct are very bad.
Holt: You live in our precinct.
Gina: Yeah. I know.

Santiago: Oh my God, you guys, we out-vultured the vulture! *caws*
Peralta: What the hell was that?
Santiago: What? It's a vulture.

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