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Get ready to meet Mrs. Rostenkowski!

Malcolm in the Middle and The Bernie Mac Show actress Meagen Fay has been cast as Bernadette's mother on The Big Bang Theory, TVGuide.com has learned.

Fay will appear in the Dec. 6 episode, in which Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) and Howard (Simon Helberg) have dinner with her parents in Bernie's apartment. Casey Sander will return as her tough-to-please (for Howard at least) father.

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