Dead to Me fans got a big surprise with its second season of the show when a former Sons of Anarchy star brought out a shocking cameo in the Netflix series with actress, Katey Sagal. The series, which stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini as Jen Harding and Judy Hale, respectively, detail two women who find their lives entangled over the course of some bizarre and tragic events. But among the events, Judy gets the surprise of a lifetime with her mother being back in her life.
With the sophomore season finding the two women struggling in their friendship, with Judy eventually driving out to visit her mother in prison. It is then revealed that her mother, Eleanor Hale, is played by none other that Sagal, who spent six years on Sons of Anarchy as Gemma Teller Morrow. Notably, Sagal was also Applegate's on-screen mom in the classic sitcom Married... with Children. Fans of Sagal were very surprised to see her turn up on Dead to Me, and they have been weighing in on Twitter. Scroll down to see what fans are saying!
You were brilliant and it was so cool to see you in something new. I knew it was coming because twitter blew up about it before I saw the ep but it was still really exciting! 😍🖤— Veave🌜 (@fineskylark) May 12, 2020
Was such a nice surprise to see u. 💙💙— Kim Bevins (@kbevins1) May 13, 2020
It was a wonderful surprise. I screamed, “I LOVE HER. SHE IS A PRO AT BEING A BADASS MOM!” My roommates weren’t so enthused. They’ve never been exposed to your other roles other than Pat from Smart House. 😅— Jaymi (@jaykaos) May 12, 2020
Hoping you’ll be back on the show (if there is a 3rd season)— Erin (@80s90s4ever) May 12, 2020
Loved seeing you on there! Hope there's a 3ed season and you're in it 😘— (@SaucyB1985) May 12, 2020
You’re were great in that role. Loved your performance!— Roz Barnett (@RoslynBarnett) May 12, 2020
I shouted "It's mama!" 😁 Hope you're well xx— Lisa 👑 (@lisa_mb19) May 12, 2020
Awesome surprise! Hope to see you on season 3 🤞— Kelli Hermen (@kellherms) May 12, 2020
I knew it was you as soon as they showed your outline. I was freaking out because this made me love the show more than i already did!!! ❤️👌🏼— MissZayra (@ZayraMiss) May 12, 2020
We loved seeing you of coarse it wasn’t enough!! Hope there’s a season 3 and you’ll be back!🥰— Jeannie Gaddis (@jeannie_gaddis) May 12, 2020
Awesome seeing you and @1capplegate in the same series again - even if you never shared screen time.
Yet.— Joseph R. Skeen (@DuluthDreaming) May 12, 2020
You were awesome in the episode...— MarNav1977 (@MarNav1977) May 12, 2020
Loved you as Judy’s mom! Can you please play everyone’s mother?— 🦩Judy🦩 (@judybootie8) May 12, 2020
It was such a lovely surprise 😌👏Can’t wait for more!— Scott Cairns (@scott_cairns97) May 12, 2020