Mary Steenburgen Guest Stars This Week on Wilfred!


Academy Award® winner Mary Steenburgen will make a guest starring appearance in “Compassion,” the first of two back-to-back episodes of WILFRED airing this Thursday night at 10/9C PM and 10:30/9:30 on FX. Mary stars as Catherine, Ryan’s (Elijah Wood) free-spirited and frequently absent mother. When Catherine approaches Ryan for emotional support, he realizes that mother and son are much more alike than he imagined. The blurbs for Thursday’s episodes follow the jump.

Ep. #9 – “Compassion” (Airs 8/18 @ 10 PM) – Ryan’s resentment of his eccentric mother is exacerbated when Wilfred starts treating her like the mum he never had. Special Guest Star – Mary Steenburgen. Written by Patricia Breen; directed by Victor Nelli, Jr.

Ep. #10 – “Isolation” (Airs 8/18 @ 10:30 PM) – Wilfred uses Ryan’s unhealthy habit of isolating as a means to rid himself of a neighborhood pest. Written by Steve Baldikoski & Bryan Behar; directed by Victor Nelli, Jr.