The actress — who is coming off an arc as Bill’s great great great granddaughter (and lover!) on True Blood — will play Alice, a cute, cool and artsy “downtown girl” who is something of a comic book aficionado. She runs into the guys at, where else, the comic book store.
Ford is slated to first appear in the Oct. 27 episode.
The Big Bang Theory kicks off its fifth season tonight at 8/7c.