Mark the diaries, folks; Entertainment Weekly has broke word of Parks and Recreation fan-favorite Nick Offerman making a guest appearance on Brooklyn Nine-Nine – with a twist.
Due to feature on the November 22 episode of Fox’s popular cop comedy, Offerman will play the role of Frederick, an ex-boyfriend of the precinct’s Captain Holt (Andre Braugher). Ever the one to portray a staunch and unflinching front as the show’s captain, we’re excited to see how the two characters cross paths, with EW citing that the Thanksgiving-themed episode – titled “Ava” – will revolve around Terry Crews and his fictional wife Sharon (Merrin Dungey) giving birth to their third child.
Whether Offerman is on board to portray a fellow police officer, a doctor or some other service member is up for question, and specific plot details for “Ava” are being kept largely under wraps for the time being. Either way, Offerman’s guest appearance is just another example of the cross-pollination between Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Parks and Recreation. Not only was the show itself hatched by Parks creator Michael Schur and exec producer Dan Goor, but Andy Samberg (Jake Peralta on Nine-Nine) has guest starred on Parks in the past, with numerous writers flitting between each project.
Now in its third season on the airwaves, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has fast become one of Fox’s bankable comedy hits. For more on the current season, you can check out our own review of the procedural, while Offerman now joins a catalogue a guest stars that includes Bill Hader, Dean Winters, Archie Panjabi, and Mary Lynn Rajskub.