Community Taps Tricia Helfer As Inspector Spacetime Super-Fan
NBC’s Community has a lot for sci-fi fans to look forward in the upcoming fourth season. Not only will the fourth episode feature Abed attending a convention devoted to the Doctor Who-like Inspector Spacetime, but it will include a guest role for Battlestar Galactica star Tricia Helfer. TVLine reports the actress will appear as Lauren, a huge fan of the series.
Helfer sent geek hearts aflutter as Caprica/Number Six on the Syfy sci-fi series. Since then, she’s gone on to voice The Grid in Disney’s animated TRON: Uprising and star in the short-lived dramas Deep Blue and The Firm.
The object of Lauren’s obsession Inspector Spacetime, made its first appearance on Community with the Season 3 episode “Biology 101″ and has gone on to become an Internet sensation. Community returns on its new night on Friday, Oct. 19 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT