Exclusive: Mindy Project Lands TV Vet Hal Linden

The Mindy Project Season 1 SpoilersTV’s erstwhile Barney Miller is Mindy Project-bound.

Hal Linden, who portrayed the titular captain on the Emmy-winning ’70s sitcom, has booked a guest spot in an upcoming episode of the hit Fox comedy, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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The veteran actor will play Manny, a former Army drill sergeant who is still living vigorously in a nursing home.

Linden’s most recent credits include Adult Swim’s procedural spoof NTSF:SD:SUV:: and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland.

The Mindy Project airs Tuesdays at 9:30/9:30c.