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Exclusive: Roseanne's Laurie Metcalf Books Arc on Fox's New Comedy The Goodwin Games

The Goodwin Games Season 1Emmy-winning Roseanne vet Laurie Metcalf has scored a multi-episode arc on Fox’s new midseason series The Goodwin Games, TVLine has learned exclusively.

From How I Met Your Mother executive producers Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Chris Harris, the comedy centers on a trio of estranged siblings — played by Becki Newton, Scott Foley and T.J. Miller — who must reconnect in order to inherit their late father’s fortune.

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Metcalf will appear in two installments as Foley’s character’s boss, Dr. Richland, who notices some increasingly unusual behavior from her employee and makes a surpise suggestion to get him back on track.

Best known for her acclaimed 9-year sister act on Roseanne, Metcalf has in recent years recurred on both The Big Bang Theory and Desperate Housewives.

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4 Comments
  1. Gwen says:

    I hope this will leave her free for an occasional guest shot as Sheldon’s mom on BBT. She’s so funny, and I love the relationship between Sheldon and his mom.

  2. A says:

    I wish she and Christine Baranski were both in the same episode of BBT. Oh I can just picture the comedy.

  3. Jay White says:

    Interesting note is that Laurie Metcalf was the killer in Scream 2 and Scott Foley was the killer in Scream 3.

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