Remember your meme? It was fall of 2011, when computer screens were bright with speculation about a well-dressed cop with Lower Manhattan's First Precinct who kept showing to Occupy-related events. The image of the "hipster cop," or real-life Detective Rick Lee, became loved, then sort of hated, then largely disappeared into the ether as the original news peg died.
Then we saw this, the trailer for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," a Fox show starring Andy Samberg and airing this fall. In it, Samberg plays a manchild/cop in the NYPD's fictional 99th precinct (somewhere in Brooklyn) who gets ribbed by his colleagues for his casual attire.More »