Fans of offbeat live-action police procedural sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine can rejoice, as it's been confirmed that there's an eighth season in the works. Not only that but we also know when it's going to drop!
As we looked back on what makes this hit show so great, we've noticed that the incredible cast is high up there. And, over the years, so many famous faces have starred alongside the show's regulars, you'd be forgiven for forgetting about them. But don't fear. We've got the conclusive list of Brooklyn Nine-Nine guest stars for your scrolling pleasure as well as the confirmation of the time frame for Season 8...
First hitting our screens in 2013, Brooklyn Nine-Nine quickly gained a cult following.It tells the story of a younger, less experienced cop finding his feet in Brooklyn's 99th district, alongside a team of memorable characters.
There are many reasons for the show's loyal fanship.The writing on the show is often praised for being highly hilarious - plus the stars of the show often exhibit excellent comic timing.
Which isn't to say it's been without its issues.In fact, the series was canceled by Fox after 5 seasons, citing low viewing figures. Luckily for fans, it was quickly picked up by NBC, where it's undergone something of a renaissance.
But there's one thing fans of the show might not realize.Over the years, some incredibly famous faces have enjoyed cameos in Brooklyn Nine-Nine - and with such a quick turnover, it's often something of a blink and you'll miss them. So here's a definitive reminder of every single one of them.
1. Fred Armisen.
via: IMDBIn the very first episode, way back in 2013, Armisen plays a character called Mlepnos, who lives in a neighboring apartment to a recent murder scene.
2. Pete Davidson.The now-mega star plays an at-risk kid named Steven way back in season 1 of the show, who's forced to attend a junior police program.
3. Niecy Nash.
via: IMDBIn season three, Clean House host Nash guest-starred in the series as Holt's melodramatic younger sister, Debbie.
4. Nasim Pedrad.
via: IMDBSNL cast member Pedrad played Jake's half-sister (and casual con artist) Katie Peralta in season 5.
5. Patton Oswalt.
via: IMDBThe comedian and actor best known for starring in King of Queens played FDNY Fire Marshal Boone for 2 episodes of the show in season 1.
6. Bill Hader.Captain Holt is briefly replaced by Captain Seth Dozerman, played by Hader - although he only lasts for 1 episode.
7. Jenny Slate.
via: NBCJenny Slate, who's also starred in Girls and indie movie Obvious Child, played loyal mafia mistress Bianca.
8. Kid Cudi.
via: IMDBThe rapper and producer plays a wrongfully arrested convict called Dustin Whitman in season 1.
9. Nick Kroll.
via: NBCThe hilarious comic played a Homeland Security agent in charge of a counter-terrorism drill named Kendrick back in the show's second season.
10. Adam Sandler.Sandler had a cameo role as himself in the first season, interrupting the auction and being generally obnoxious.
11. Eva Longoria.
via: NBCDesperate Housewives star Eva Longoria played Sophia Perez, a defense attorney, and brief love interest for Jake, on the show's second season.
12. Kan Marino.
via: IMDBStar of Wet Hot American Summer and web series Burning Love, Marino played another short-lived replacement for Holt, Captain Jason "C.J." Stentley, in season four.
13. Jorma Taccone.
via: IMDBTaccone, who starred in Lonely Island alongside Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg, plays Fun Zone manager Taylor in series 4.
14. Maya Rudolph.
via: IMDBDuring Holt's stint in Witness Protection, Rudolph steps in as U.S. Marshall Karen Haas in season 4.
15. Nick Offerman.
via: NBCOfferman, best known for his role as Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, plays Frederick, a vengeful ex-boyfriend of Holt.
16. Sterling K. Brown.
via: IMDBIn 2018, Brown played a dentist called Phillip Davidson who was brought in for questioning regarding a murder.
17. Kathryn Hahn.
via: NBCHanh, famous for television roles in Transparent and movies like Bad Moms, played Eleanor Horstweil, the angry ex-wife of Charles.
18. Danny Trejo.
via: NBCTrejo is famous for playing the villain in a huge number of action movies. He played Rosa's father, named Oscar Diaz.
19. Jimmy Smits.
via: NBCThis Emmy award-winning actor is best known for his role in L.A. Law. He played Victor Santiago, Amy's dad, in Brooklyn Nine Nine's fourth season.
20. Chris Parnell.
via: NBCThe Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock star played Sophia's boss Geoffrey Hoytsman.
21. Jim O'Heir.
via: IMDBBest known as the unfortunate Gerry on Parks and Recreation, O'Heir played a deeply prejudiced and problematic Florida cop called Sheriff Reynolds.
22. Dennis Haysbert.
via: NBCHaysbert may be best known for starring in those Allstate commercials, but he played collaborative FBI agent Bob Anderson who worked with the Brooklyn Nine-Nine, too.
23. Stephen Root.
via: NBCHe's perhaps most instantly recognizable for his role in Dodgeball, but Root made an appearance as Charles's dad back in series 2.
24. Bradley Whitford.
via: IMDBThe Get Out actor made a cameo in Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Jake's dad, Roger Peralta, in seasons 2 and 3.
25. Katey Sagal.
via: NBCThe other half of Jake's parents? His mom, Karen Peralta, was played by the Sons of Anarchy actress.
26. Nathan Fillion.
via: IMDBThe actor who's best known for his role in Firefly played an actor called Mark Deveraux in the show's fourth season.
27. Gina Gershon.
via: IMDBThe actress, who's starred in classic movies like Face/Off and Showgirls, played Lieutenant Melanie Hawkins, a corrupt NYPD officer who causes havoc.
28. Matt Walsh.
via: IMDBThe Veep actor plays weekend detective at the Nine-Nine, Lohank, and has cameos in seasons 2, 3, and 4.
29. Zooey Deschanel.
via: IMDBThe New Girl star plays the same character, Jess, in a crossover episode with Brooklyn Nine-Nine in season 4.
30. Nick Cannon.
via: NBCThe actor and musician plays Marcus, nephew to Captain Holt, who has a romance with Rosa.
And this list doesn't even include the new stars set to make an appearance in Season 8!
via: Getty ImagesNow you're extremely excited, aren't you? Well, how excited would you be if I told you that there will be a new season of the show dropping soon?
The official Twitter account revealed that the show will be premiering Season 8 in 2021.
via: Getty ImagesThey have been pretty tight-lipped with the official release date, but at least we have something to look forward to next year.
Here's the full post:
*Capt. Holt voice* We're in a state of total euphoria. #Brooklyn99 returns in 2021 on @NBC, streaming on… https://t.co/AUM0aMyxKZ— Brooklyn Nine-Nine (@Brooklyn Nine-Nine)1598562679.0