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Patton Oswalt is taking a trip to Battle Creek, CBS' new drama from Breaking Bad's Vince Gilligan and House's David Shore, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The buddy cop series stars Josh Duhamel as a charming FBI agent who opens a field office at the underfunded police station in Battle Creek and partners with a gruff local detective (Dean Winters).

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Oswalt will appear in the drama's sixth episode, titled "Cereal Killer," as the town's unorthodox mayor named Mayor Scooter Hardy.

Oswalt is also set to return to another cop series, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, this fall. Battle Creek will premiere midseason on CBS.

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