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Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Jake Peralta 'predicted' Effects Of Coronavirus Pandemic, Fans Say

Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Jake Peralta is said to have predicted how there would be a shortage of toilet paper after the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. Read.

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As the Coronavirus pandemic gets worse day-by-day, a huge chunk of the population is locked in their homes because of the nationwide lockdown. People are sitting back at home and Twitteratti has realised that not long ago, a prediction was done in the show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The prediction was done in the latest season i.e. season 7 of the show.

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Does Jake Peralta predict pandemic?

In episode 3 of season 7, former detective Adrian Pimento makes a comeback. Pimento is shown suffering from a short term memory loss and asks Jake Peralta and Charles Boyle to help him. A tiny scene from the show has Adrain having tattoos on his body that were reminders of the things that he tends to forget. This is a rip-off from the movie Memento.

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As Adrian stands naked in front of Jake, there is a tattoo that reads 'Buy toilet paper' in big bold letters. Fans started sharing this scene on Twitter and pointed out how this became a glaring reminder in reality as well. In light of the Coronavirus lockdown, people started hoarding toilet papers to a point that they were impossible to get. Jake also says, "I hate to think of the horrific event that led to a reminder of this size." This became a reference to the time of the spread of coronavirus in the USA.

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It is not surprising for fans of the show think that Jake Peralta is the one to predict the Coronavirus pandemic. Tweets flooded with more conspiracy theories and Brooklyn Nine-Nine memes, even calling Pimento a time traveller. Here are some hilarious reactions to this post: 

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Source: Brooklyn Nine-Nine Instagram



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