Henry Winkler and Mary Lynn Rajskub, Royal Pains

Cheers to Royal Pains for allowing two beloved TV faves chances to stretch.

USA's hit medical dramedy has cast the Fonz himself, Henry Winkler, as Eddie, the deadbeat dad of Hank (Mark Feuerstein) and Evan (Paulo Costanzo) Lawson. After cleaning out their bank account — a totally uncool move — the old man apparently redeemed himself, returning their money.

Meanwhile, Mary Lynn Rajskub, who wrapped her small-screen gig as world-saving CTU techie Chloe O'Brian only a few weeks ago, got back in touch with her lighter side as Brooke, a neurotic aspiring chef whose heart was almost literally broken by a yoga teacher. Now that Eddie has hooked up with Blake's wealthy stepmom (Christine Ebersole), Winkler will be sticking around for a while, and one can only hope Rajskub will return as well.

With such inspired guest casting, Royal Pains seems in no danger of jumping the proverbial shark anytime soon.

Did you think Henry Winkler and Mary Lynn Rajskub were a pleasure on Royal Pains?

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