Battlestar Galactica Vet Tricia Helfer Cast as Fangirl in Community

Sadie Gennis
TV Guide
Tricia Helfer | Photo Credits: John M. Heller/

Geeks everywhere are rejoicing. Everyone's favorite skinjob Tricia Helfer is joining Community's fourth season.

According to TVLine, the Battlestar Galactica actress will play Lauren, a sexy fangirl of the Doctor Who-esque series Inspector Spacetime.

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The fourth episode of the quirky comedy's new season will focus on Inspector Spacetime superfan Abed (Danny Pudi) attending a convention for the (fictional) series. There he'll befriend Little Britain's Matt Lucas and Helfer.

Are you excited to see Helfer return to her geeky roots?

Community returns Friday, Oct. 19 at 8:30/7:30c.