'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Books Bradley Whitford

The 'West Wing' alum will play the Jake Peralta's father
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Bradley Whitford

Get ready for some daddy issues on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Bradley Whitford will guest star on the Fox comedy as Captain Roger Peralta, the father of Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg). A rather charming guy, Jake's dad — a regional airline pilot — has a history of letting his son down. Jake is hoping things will be different this time when his dad visits him for a father-son weekend in Brooklyn.

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Whitford joins a growing list of recent high-profile guest spots on the Golden Globe-winning series, including Nick Cannon, Holt's nephew, Marcus; Kyra Sedgwick, Holt's nemesis; Craig Robinson, the elusive Pontiac Bandit; Eva Longoria, the D.A. who catches Jake's eye; and Patton Oswalt, Fire Marshall Boone.

The episode will air Sunday, March 8 at 8:30 p.m. on Fox.

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