Brooklyn Nine-Nine Recap: Season 1 Episode 21 Unsolvable Aired On March 18, 2014 [WATCH VIDEO]

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine Recap: Season 1 Episode 21 Unsolvable Aired On March 18, 2014 [WATCH VIDEO]

FOX’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Season 1 Episode 21 “Unsolvable” was aired on March 18, 2014. Directed by Ken Whittingham and written by Prentice Penny, ”Unsolvable” follows the events after Jake Peralta’s best man duties during the wedding of Charles and Vivian. Who could forget the cake-testing that Jake and Charles attended? Well, Charles picked Habanero Pepper frosting for his cake because his marriage is going to SIZZLE! Read on for the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” recap about Season 1 Episode 21 “Unsolvable.”

Here’s the synopsis of the Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 1 Episode 21 “Unsolvable” which was posted on Wikipedia.


“When Jake (Golden Globes Awards winner Andy Samberg) is allowed the weekend off because of a hot streak in solving cases, he decides to take on a 8-year old cold case that everyone believes is unsolvable. With the help of Sgt. Terry (Terry Crews), the two try to crack the case once and for all. Meanwhile, Amy (Melissa Fumero) plans a romantic trip with new boyfriend Teddy (guest star Kyle Bornheimer), but a unexpected event with Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) turns the tables and Gina (Chelsea Peretti) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) let Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) in on one of the best-kept secrets of the precinct.”

According to AV Club, the title of this week’s episode came  from a case called 52ABX-32QJ that Peralta and Terry worked on eight years ago The case was deemed unsolvable because the only remnants found from the victim were a charred torso and a severed finger. Apparently, there was a boat explosion during that time.

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Review:

TV By The Numbers reported that  “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Season 1 Episode 21 “Unsolvable” got an accumulated ratings of 2.50 million viewers in the U.S. on its air date (March 18, 2014.)

IMDb gave the “Unsolvable” episode a high rating of 8.5/10 stars  from 102 users, while  gave it a solid rating of 9 out of 10 from 26 users (as of this writing). also hailed Detective Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero) as the episode’s MVP.

It seems that everyone can’t help but love every episode of the Golden Globes winner for Best Comedy Series “Brooklyn Nine Nine.”

TV Fanatic shared the sentiment that “It’s getting harder and harder to critique this show without sounding like a broken record, but it really is that good.”

Alan Sepinwall of Hit Flix‘s “What’s Alan Watching?” pointed out few good remarks of the episode including having “perfect” story flow from the beginning until the end.


““Unsolvable” had a perfect opening, with Holt teasing Peralta with the hula hoop information no one else would believe, and a perfect closing, with a very drunk Jake and Terry finally joining in on a Salt ‘N’ Pepa sing-along with Charles.”

Alan also pointed out several character tandems that stood out from the episode such as Terry and Jake, Hitchcock and Sully, Gina and Rosa and also the comic duo of their “Robot” boss Captain Ray Holt and Detective Jake Peralta.

According to IGN, “Unsolvable,” proved to be another strong showing from the B99 team.

That’s the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” recap about Season 1 Episode 21 “Unsolvable.” After “Unsolvable,”  the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” series finale entitled “Charges and Specs” is set to air on March 25, 2014.

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