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Boat Chase!

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EXT. STREET - DAY
Establishing shot of the street, with a car stopping at a red light. Reveal Detectives ROSA DIAZ and JAKE PERALTA inside the car. Rosa is driving. The light turns green. As the car starts moving, a tall man with black curly hair and a long dark coat, SHERLOCK HOLMES, jumps in front of the car.

INT. ROSA’S CAR - STREET - DAY
Rosa slams the breaks.

ROSA
What the hell!

Sherlock slides over the hood of the car and continues running as if he didn’t just almost get hit by a car. A shorter man with blond-ish hair, JOHN WATSON, runs in front of Jake’s car, mouths ‘sorry’ to Jake and Rosa before catching up with Sherlock.

JAKE
What was that?

A police officer in pursuit of John and Sherlock runs past the car.

ROSA
(to Jake)
Go after them, I’ll follow you in the car.

JAKE
Foot chase!

EXT. STREET - DAY
Sherlock and John run down the street. The police officer can’t keep up. He gets quickly passed by Jake.

JAKE
Call dispatch!

The police officer stops running to catch his breath and grabs his shoulder radio.

POLICE OFFICER
Foot chase in progress in Red Hook.

EXT. STREET ALLEY - DAY 
Sherlock and John run into the alley. There is a door on their left. Sherlock gets to it first and tries the handle. It’s unlocked. Sherlock holds the door open for John and follows him in. Jake runs into the alley just in time to see the door close.

INT. KITCHEN - RESTAURANT - DAY 
John and Sherlock run through the kitchen. There are a few shouts of surprise coming from the staff. They head out a swing door that leads into the dining room.

INT. DINING ROOM - RESTAURANT - DAY 
Sherlock and John come out of the kitchen and look around. On the left is the exit, on the right is the dining room. John looks left and Sherlock looks right. John starts moving towards the exit, Sherlock grabs his arms and drags him in the other direction.

JOHN
Sherlock what--?

Sherlock pushes John into a booth. Jake comes out of the kitchen. John and Sherlock try to hide themselves with menus. Jake runs towards the exit. An angry cook comes out of the kitchen. He looks towards the exit, then towards the dining room. He sees Sherlock and John.

COOK
Hey! You two!

Jake stops halfway out the door and turns to see what’s going on. The cook run into the dining room. Jake spots John and Sherlock.

JOHN
I told you it was a bad idea to run.

Jake runs back in, aiming his gun and showing his badge.

JAKE
Freeze, NYPD.

When the cook steps in front of their table with Jake behind him. Sherlock stands and shoves the cook, sending both the cook and Jake to the floor. Sherlock runs off. John takes a few steps before turning back to look at the cook and Jake on the floor.

SHERLOCK (off screen)
John!

John clenches his jaw and runs towards the exit. Jake untangles himself from under the cook.

JAKE
Are you okay?

The cook nods. Jake runs out of the restaurant.

EXT. STREET - DAY
John and Sherlock run down the sidewalk. They are about to cross a street when a car stops right in front of them, tires screeching, blocking their way. The driver window goes down to reveal GREG LESTRADE.

LESTRADE
Having a little stroll?

SHERLOCK
What are you doing here?

LESTRADE
What do you think? Cleaning up your mess.

Sherlock narrows his eyes.

JOHN
Mycroft?

LESTRADE
Yeah.

JAKE (off screen)
Freeze! NYPD!

Reveal Jake standing behind John and Sherlock, his gun aimed at them.

LESTRADE
What did you do?

JOHN
What do you think? Sherlock couldn’t keep his bloody mouth shut.

SHERLOCK
It’s not--

JAKE
Hands on your head! Turn around slowly!

With a roll of his eyes, Sherlock turns around and raises his hands. John does the same, minus the eye roll. Jake moves closer.

LESTRADE
Which precinct are you taking them to?

JAKE
Nine Nine. Why? Who are you?

LESTRADE
I’ll meet you there.

JAKE
Wait-

Lestrade drives off. Rosa pulls up with the police officer in the passenger seat.

ROSA
( to Jake )
Who was that guy?

JAKE
( To Sherlock & John )
Yeah, who was that guy?

SHERLOCK
I believe we have the right to remain silent.

JOHN
Oh now you’re going to shut up?

SHERLOCK
God, will you let it go?

JOHN
Every bloody time.

SHERLOCK
Oh stop, we’ll be in and out.

JAKE
Who are you? Thelma and Louise?

ROSA
Cagney and Lacey.

SHERLOCK
Who?

CUT TO: BROOKLYN 99 OPENING CREDITS - including the added "Special Guests" 

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