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TV preview: 'Brooklyn' has comedy potential

Published September 11, 2013 6:04 pm

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Andy Samberg plays a goofy NYPD detective in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" — and he's the weakest thing in a strong comedy pilot. He seems to have been dropped into this from a very different sitcom, or maybe he thinks he's playing an idiot out of a "Saturday Night Live" sketch. If they rein him in and tone that character down, this could be a really good show.

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