On the Mom episode “Mozzarella Sticks and a Gay Piano Bar,” after helping teenage addict Jodi (Emily Osment) get clean and find a job as a barista, Christy (Anna Faris) and her mom Bonnie (Allison Janney) want to help more addicts. Together they take on “a new project” named Michelle. They discover Michelle “bobbing for beer nuts at a sports bar.”
Michelle is portrayed by Judy Greer. She’s best known for her roles in the movies Ant-Man (Maggie Lang), Jurassic World (Karen), Grandma (Olivia), Carrie (Ms. Desjardin), and 13 Going on 30 (Jennifer Garner’s nemesis). Greer is also known for her roles on the TV shows Two and a Half Men (Bridget Schmidt), Arrested Development (Kitty Sanchez), and Californication (Trixie), among others. She is currently filming the 2017 sci-fi film War for the Planet of the Apes with Woody Harrelson. She will play Cornelia. Mom airs Thursdays at 9pm on CBS.
P.S. Allison Janney will star in the film A Happening of Monumental Proportions, which will mark the directorial debut of Judy Greer.