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How to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine and stream every season online anywhere

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There is nothing quite like the dedicated viewership of the beloved Brooklyn Nine-Nine. With the eighth and final season drawing to a close, now is the ideal time to go back and binge from the start of this hit sitcom. Wherever you are, here's how to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine online and stream every last moment of its 151-episode run.

How to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Air dates: 2013-2021

Total season: 8 (151 episodes)

Creators: Dan Goor and Michael Schur

Cast: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti

Streaming options: NBC / Peacock (US) / Netflix (UK, CA, Au)

The show first hit screens back in 2013, with Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 8 airing from August 12-September 16. It's been a huge hit since its inception; in fact, there was such an outcry after FOX cancelled the show after its fifth season that NBC snapped up the rights to Brooklyn Nine-Nine...the very next day.

The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series follows a team of mismatched detectives in the fictional 99th Precinct of the NYPD in Brooklyn. Broadly speaking, it centers around the quirky relationship between Jake Peralta, an immature but talented detective played by Andy Samberg, and his commanding officer, the overly serious but eccentric Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher).

If that doesn't sound that hilarious to you, it's worth knowing Brooklyn Nine-Nine is another collaboration between Dan Goor and Michael Schur, the duo behind Parks and Recreation. Further bolstering Brooklyn Nine-Nine's credentials, Goor has also worked on The Daily Show, while Schur is behind the hugely popular The Good Place.

Convinced? Great. Here's how to watch Brooklyn Nine online from start to finish where you are around the world.

Can I watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Netflix?

It's good news for Netflix subscribers, as Brooklyn Nine-Nine is available to stream on many of the service's international platforms. It's one of the best Netflix UK shows around and can also be found on Netflix Australia and Netflix Canada. However, what Brooklyn Nine-Nine seasons you can watch on Netflix will vary by region, with details below on where you can stream older episodes where you are. 

The final season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine - season 8 - probably won't come to Netflix for a while, so read on to find out where you can catch the absolute latest episodes right now.

How to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine from outside your country

If you find yourself abroad in a country where your preferred streaming service isn't available or you can't log-in to watch the show as usual, that's probably down to geo-blocking restrictions.

Thankfully, help is at hand. Downloading a VPN will allow you to watch your favorite show no matter where you are, simply by changing your IP address to one that's back in your country of residence. Here's how to get started with this essential bit of streaming software.

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How to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine seasons 1-8 online for in the US

NBC is the home of Brooklyn Nine-Nine in the US, and is the place to tune into the eighth and final season from August 12 until September 16, as well as watching through from seasons 1-7 in full.

For those without cable, you can watch on NBC's on-demand service, Peacock TV, which offers a 7-day free trial, thereafter costing $4.99 a month for its with-ads plan, or $9.99 a month without. 

As well as Peacock TV, in the US you can also watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine and its seven seasons so far on Hulu. New customers can benefit from a 30-day Hulu free trial.

Remember, as per our guide above, if you find yourself out of the country, you can use clever software like ExpressVPN to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine as if you were at home.

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How to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine online: stream seasons 1-7 in the UK

For fans old and new looking to reacquaint themselves with the 99th precinct, you'll be able to stream all seven seasons on Netflix in the UK, with season 8 sure to find itself there a few months after it's broadcast in the UK.

A Netflix subscription starts from £5.99 a month with the option to choose from two other plans offering more simultaneous streams and higher resolutions. 

No matter which plan you opt for, you'll be able to watch Netflix across a number of devices, including desktop on Windows and Mac, on dedicated iOS and Android apps for smartphones and tablets, as well as on media streamers like Apple TV, Fire Stick, Roku. Also watch Netflix on PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and select smart TVs.

While a date has yet to be confirmed for season 8 airing in the UK, we expect it to head straight to E4 at its usual 9pm weekly slot, immediately heading to its on-demand service All4 thereafter.

There are also various ways you can buy the show, such as through Amazon Prime Video, which is also offering all seven seasons, though you'll have to pay per season or episode.

If you're currently out of the UK for whatever reason and can't access your usual streaming service, remember you can always just grab a VPN and point yourself back to Blighty to watch your favorite shows as usual.

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Stream Brooklyn Nine-Nine for free in Australia

Cool, cool, cool, cool... Looks like those Down Under can watch all seven seasons so far of the hit comedy on Netflix Australia. A subscription starts from just AU$9.99 and can be cancelled at any time - so you could quite easily bring yourself up to speed for only a tenner. 

Options to buy seasons outright from other services cost considerably more than this - think $20+ or even $30+ in some instances.

Season 8 episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine started airing on SBS from August 13, thereafter airing weekly every Friday until September 17. SBS is free-to-air with the option to stream online via SBS On Demand.

If you happen to be going abroad and are worried that geo-blocking will stop you from watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine, don't worry - just use a VPN to point yourself back to Australia and you'll be able to stream as usual.

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How to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine for free online in Canada

Canadians wanting to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine are well catered for, whether they're well-versed in the shows gags or are picking it up from scratch.

For newbies, Netflix Canada features the full back catalogue of show, so subscribers to the service - which starts at just $9.99 - can watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine seasons 1-7 as part of their package. 

Those already familiar with the 99th Precinct and wanting to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 8 are ever luckier, as it began airing on Citytv from August 12 at 8 ET / PT, serving up the latest episode for free streaming on its website for one week after the air date.

Can't watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine as usual due to pesky geo-blocking restrictions? Watch just like you would at home by using a VPN to magically reappear in Canada and gain access to all the content you'd normally be able to stream.

James Laird

James is a technology journalist with nearly 10 years experience and currently Sports and TV Streaming Editor at Future, where he works across TechRadar, T3 and Tom's Guide. He is here to help you find the best ways to watch sports, TV shows and movies online. Previously, he was News and Features Editor at Trusted Reviews, Editor of Lifehacker UK, and Senior Staff Writer at ITProPortal.