Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Jake is going to jail — and Tim Meadows will play his cannibal cellmate

The season 4 finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine ended with a guilty verdict for Jake and Rosa, and the season 5 premiere will send them behind bars. Phillips’ recent TV credits include The Ranch, Longmire, and Blindspot. “He cares about Jake, but they are put into a bind because they are both taken out of protective custody and thrown into general population,” Brooklyn co-creator Dan Goor tells EW.  

Show Full Article Brooklyn Nine-Nine returns to Fox for season 5 on Sept. Chris Pizzello/AP Photo; John P. EW has learned that Meadows will play Caleb, cellmate of Jake (Samberg). Star Andy Samberg announced at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills that Tim Meadows and Lou Diamond Phillips will guest-star in the cop comedy’s upcoming season. To read what Goor had to say about the season 4 finale, click here. “So he also has to look out for himself a bit.”
An SNL vet like Samberg, Meadows most recently starred in another Fox comedy, Son of Zorn. Fleenor/FOX; Jordan Strauss/AP Photo
Phillips will pop up as an “erratic” criminal mastermind with whom Jake crosses paths, says Goor. 26. Both will appear in multiple episodes. And, oh, one more thing about Caleb: He’s a cannibal.