Andre Braugher: How his deadpan delivery made Captain Holt Brooklyn Nine-Nine's beating heart

“The way that conversation comes across, it’s so interesting,” Warmann says, “because Brooklyn Nine-Nine at its heart is a comedy show, but because of performers like Andre Braugher, who had a Shakespearean background, any time there’s a big speech that needs to be made with gravitas, it could go from comedy and cut right through that and be like ‘Oh, this is a moment’.