- TikTok star Mohit Mor shot and killed 1 Year Ago
- Stephen A. Smith is baby 1 Year Ago
- Tfue releases statement on FaZe Clan lawsuit, says his contract is ‘f*cked’ 1 Year Ago
- People are using an app to out gropers on Japan’s subway Today 11:24 AM
- Trump misspelled ‘accomplishments’ on handwritten notes, photo shows Today 11:12 AM
- HUD proposal would allow homeless shelters to refuse trans people Today 10:44 AM
- Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake isn’t terrible Today 10:11 AM
- Police under investigation after running over 1-year-old child Today 9:16 AM
- Who is Jannah, the breakout star of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Today 9:10 AM
- Trump revives his ‘dumb as a rock’ insult for Rex Tillerson Today 9:03 AM
- Forget Hot Jafar. All hail Fat Ursula Today 8:14 AM
- How to watch ‘The Affair’ for free Today 8:00 AM
- Olivia Wilde’s ‘Booksmart’ is a teen comedy that will actually age well Today 7:45 AM
- Conservative rising star Kyle Kashuv busted using the N-word a whole bunch Today 7:14 AM
- How to watch ‘The Name of the Rose’ for free Today 7:00 AM
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ got canceled—and the internet is devastated
Fox announced Thursday that Brooklyn Nine-Nine is getting the ax, much to the shock and devastation of fans who were faithful to the cop comedy.
Fox is also sending Will Forte’s The Last Man on Earth and Kaitlin Olson’s The Mick to the wayside; meanwhile, the network is bringing back Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing, which was canceled by ABC after six seasons.
But the Brooklyn Nine Nine news was particularly harrowing to people who fell in love with the Andy Sandberg show over its five seasons. As TV fans are wont to do, they tweeted their outrage and agony—plus tried to plead the case for its longevity.
— Dan Smith (@0DanSmith) May 10, 2018
HELLO @NETFLIX WE WANT BROOKLYN NINE NINE TO LIVE ON THANK YOU FOR FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
— Aminatou Sow (@aminatou) May 10, 2018
I will miss Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a show that gave us Raymond Holt, who the world badly needed. pic.twitter.com/DakPDYFxQa
— A.B. (@AlannaBennett) May 10, 2018
Hello I have depression and when it is bad I stay in bed and watch Brooklyn 99 because it makes me feel safe and stops my brain shouting at me. Two seasons in three days once. It is kind, thoughtful, funny, effortlessly inclusive and provided of >75% of my reaction gifs.
— Rosie Fletcher (@rosieatlarge) May 10, 2018
i can’t believe i live in a world where brooklyn nine nine gets cancelled and the big bang theory doesn’t
— lauren (@chyleighdnvrs) May 10, 2018
live footage of me finding out Brooklyn 99 is fucking CANCELED pic.twitter.com/OY6a8HuaUy
— Caroline Framke (@carolineframke) May 10, 2018
Was in a meeting when Brooklyn Nine-Nine was canceled. But… this is how I'm feeling pic.twitter.com/3xVo9uBqik
— Natalie Abrams (@NatalieAbrams) May 10, 2018
Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a funny show with LGBT, POC and Latinx rep, is getting canceled to make room for Tim Allen's Last Man Standing, another show about a white, Trump supporting family.
This sucks. #Brooklyn99
— Denizcan James (@MrFilmkritik) May 10, 2018
fox: we’re gonna cancel brooklyn nine nine!
— Brooklyn Nine-Nine (@brook99pics) May 10, 2018
Even Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of Hamilton and a cultural force to reckon with, is heartbroken by the show’s cancellation. But if anyone can convince Fox—or another network—to bring the show back, it’s him.
RENEW BROOKLYN NINE NINE
I ONLY WATCH LIKE 4 THINGS
THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS#RenewB99
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) May 10, 2018
- The ultimate guide to TV live streaming
- The best new comedies you can stream right now
- The best TV shows on Hulu
Kris Seavers is the Evening Editor for the Daily Dot, where she covers breaking news, politics, and LGBTQ issues. Her work has appeared in Central Texas publications, including Austin Monthly and San Antonio Magazine, and on NPR.