'The Michael J. Fox Show': Candice Bergen and Charles Grodin visit for 'Thanksgiving'

Guess who's coming to Thanksgiving dinner?Candice Bergen and Charles Grodin, at least in terms of "The Michael J. Fox Show." The veteran performers reunite -- long after being teamed in the 1974 crime-caper movie "11 Harrowhouse" -- as Mike's (Fox) parents in Thursday's (Nov. 21) episode of the NBC sitcom, appropriately titled "Thanksgiving."The holiday visit doesn't exactly run smoothly: While TV newsman Mike is trying to make the sort of connection he's never had with his dad, sister Leigh (Katie Finneran) has ongoing issues with Mom, who's something of a control freak."I think that's a tactful way of putting it," Bergen tells Zap2it. Famous for playing a TV journalist herself on"Murphy Brown," she had fun portraying Mike's mother "after I kind of found my way, but she's the mother from hell, basically. No one stands a chance next to her."It was a very nice set to be on, and it was lovely to work with Michael....


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