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Cheech Marin has joined a CBS comedy starring opposite Rob Schneider, Deadline reports.

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In the pilot, Schneider plays a longtime bachelor who has just married into a tight-knit Mexican-American family. Marin will play Rob's father-in-law. The role of Rob's wife has yet to be cast.

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Schneider co-wrote the comedy with Lew Morton. The untitled show didn't end up on the fall schedule, but will be re-shot for a possible midseason addition.