'Mike & Molly': 'Major Dad's' Gerald McRaney Back on the Case (Exclusive)

Gerald McRaney - P 2012
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Gerald McRaney - P 2012

Gerald McRaney is back on the case.

The Major Dad alum has been tapped to guest star in an upcoming episode of CBS' Mike & Molly, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

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McRaney who for four seasons played Major John D. "Mac" MacGillis on CBS is returning to the network and will play Capt. Patrick Murphy, a "hard-boiled" police captain of Mike's (Billy Gardell) who might want to go on a date with his mom, Peggy (Rondi Reed). 

The actor, whose credits also include Jericho, Longmire and Fairly Legal, will appear in the "Mike's Boss" episode scheduled to air Oct. 29.

Mike & Molly airs Mondays at 9:30 p.m. on CBS.

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