'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's' Andre Braugher: 'These characters are lovable goofballs'

Zap2it: You haven't done much comedy; why?Andre Braugher: I haven't been asked to do it. I don't have a lot of history of comedy. I like watching my fellow actors, and I think I will learn something. The stakes are the same. There is a comic tone my ear has to be tuned for.Zap2it: What was your reaction reading the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" pilot?Andre Braugher: I read it and fell for it. I am a fan of "Parks and Recreation." These characters are lovable goofballs. One of my chief complaints [with some shows] is they have an idea and characters can't progress. You don't know the characters' histories. These guys (show's creators) understand how to create a world. I would have a little more confidence. I looked at the first and fourth seasons of "Parks and Rec," and I could see how Amy Poehler has grown and changed from someone who can't get a playground made to...



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