Meet the Parents! Brooklyn Nine-Nine Casts Sandra Bernhard, Stephen Root

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Casting

The Brooklyn Nine-Nine family will expand during November sweeps by way of guest-starring turns from Sandra Bernhard and Stephen Root.

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TVLine has learned exclusively that in the Fox sophomore’s Nov. 9 episode, Bernhard (Switched at Birth, Roseanne) will debut as Gina’s “eccentric” and “offbeat” mother, Darlene Linetti.

In the same episode, HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" New York Premierethe ever-ubiquitous Stephen Root (Fargo, Justified) will guest-star as Boyle’s “very New York Italian” father, Lynn.

There’s a “strong possibility” that both characters will make additional appearances during Season 2.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine now airs Sundays at 8:30/7:30c.

What do you think of these fun family ties?