Brooklyn Nine-Nine is bringing a NYPD Blue star to the series for its special Thanksgiving episode next month. Jimmy Smits, star of LA Law and NYPD Blue, will play Amy’s dad. The character is played by Melissa Fumero.
Entertainment Weekly shared the following about the casting:
“He’ll appear as the loving father of Amy (Melissa Fumero), who used to be a police officer. Like his daughter, he is a type-A personality, and Jake (Andy Samberg) spends the holiday trying to impress him.”
The episode will air on FOX on November 22. Are you a fan of Jimmy Smits? Are you excited to see him on Brooklyn Nine-Nine? Tell us what you think.