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.