‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ And How Fatphobia Is Still Acceptable In ‘Woke’ Media

There’s one major problem with ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and its otherwise remarkable record on inclusivity – it can’t stop being fatphobic.

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Oh, and Bi the Way: How ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Centres LGBT+ Narratives in its Comedy and Manages to Get it Right

I would like to begin with a disclaimer. I know our fabulous staff writers Hayley Paskevich and Shaun Alexander recently wrote about their favourite moments from television series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. However, when a previous Flip Screen prompt got me thinking about comedies, there was no way I couldn’t pen my own piece about what is…

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Making People Smile Again: The Rise of the “Nice Comedy”

As far as I’m concerned, we’re in a “nice comedy” renaissance. “Nice comedy” is not a technical term; in fact, if I wasn’t 100% sure that I saw it used in a Tumblr post last week, I would have thought that the term “nice comedy” was magicked into my mind by some television wizard. But…

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‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’: Top 9 Iconic Moments of the Nine-Nine

After briefly getting axed by FOX last year in a move that spawned a great deal of internet backlash – which in turn led to NBC swooping in to rescue it within a day – the fan favourite cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine makes a triumphant return to our television screens this week. Created by Michael…

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