The real-life couple will play a brother-sister duo who are parents to Clementine, played by Hunter King. “Hunter’s character calls Nick’s character (Spencer) “Uncle Dad.” He’s helped his sister raise her children. They have a really unique relationship,” said Life In Pieces creator Justin Adler during a TCA lunch for the show.
Mullally’s character is Mary-Lynn, Clementine’s (King) free spirited, and very open minded mother. Her husband left her soon after Clementine was born, so she asked her brother to step in and be “Uncle Dad.” Mary-Lynn and Spencer (Offerman) are very supportive and caring parents to Clementine, but their relationship with each other is a little too close for comfort. In fact as adult siblings they share a bedroom with twin beds.
Life in Pieces is a comedy about one big happy family and its sometimes awkward, often hilarious and ultimately beautiful milestone moments as told by its various members.
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Mullally and Offerman are both repped by UTA.
Life In Pieces is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television. The second season premieres Thursday, October 27 on CBS.
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