‘Raising Hope’ Casts Tommy Chong as Cloris Leachman’s Stoner Love Interest (Exclusive)

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The comedian will appear in an upcoming episode of the Fox comedy

Tommy Chong of “Cheech and Chong” will guest star in an episode of “Raising Hope” as the proud owner of a medical marijuana card — of course.

Hopefully, he won’t get typecast as a stoner from the role.

Chong will play Hubert, a love interest to Cloris Leachman‘s character, Maw Maw, in an upcoming episode of the Fox comedy. And it sounds like Maw Maw is going to puff puff a little herself.

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In the episode, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) disapproves of Maw Maw’s new boyfriend (Chong) and his affinity for the recreational drug. Cue an ironic role reversal given her disapproval.

Chong joins previously announced guest stars for Season 4, including Jeffrey Tambor, Molly Shannon, and Keith Carradine.

“Raising Hope” premieres Friday at 9/8c on Fox.