Katey Sagal Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Hits Mother Lode, Casts Katey Sagal as Jake's Mom

How’s this for some arresting stunt casting: Brooklyn Nine-Nine has tapped Sons of Anarchy vet Katey Sagal to play the MIA mother of Andy Samberg’s Jake, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Sagal’s character, Karen Peralta, will turn up in an early ’16 episode that will also mark the return of Jake’s dad Roger, played by Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Transparent).

Per B99 lore, Jake was 7 years-old when his dad left home, leaving Sagal’s Karen to raise him by herself. In other words, expect a tense family reunion.

The gig brings Married With Children alum Sagal back into the Fox half-hour comedy fold. The actress most recently starred in FX’s The Bastard Executioner.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Christmas-themed fall finale airs this Sunday on Fox.

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  1. ndixit says:

    Ok. This will be awesome! Can’t wait!

  2. Bianca says:

    OMG so excited!! This season has had so many amaizng guest stars. I can’t wait!!

  3. Maybe she can FINALLY win an Emmy for Guest Actress in a comedy!!!

  4. Dennis says:

    Also brings her back to FOX where Futurama once aired! Yay!


  6. murley says:

    Love her, love this show, love everything about this.

  7. herman1959 says:


  8. ndixit says:

    This might be a meet the family ep for Amy!

  9. Mak says:

    Love this! Can’t wait

  10. Joey Padron says:

    Good casting to play Jake’s mom on the show. Can’t wait to see her on the show!

  11. robandco says:

    Amazing, she’s great in everything she does!

  12. Jax&Juice's Girl says:

    Good for her, she’s back in the comedy game! Even tho. I don’t watch B99 only seen small parts of it I’ll probably check out this ep. Love Katey Sagal.