Nick Offerman Is Very Excited About the Tammy 1 Casting

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 27: Actress Patricia Clarkson speaks during the 'Five' panel during the Lifetime portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton on July 27, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) Photo: Frederick M. Brown/2011 Getty Images

Now that Parks and Recreation has finally cast Patricia Clarkson as Tammy 1, the ex-wife of Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) who's so fearsome that even Tammy 2 (Megan Mullally) cowers from her, Offerman can breathe a sigh of relief. "I'm lucky enough to be pals with [Patricia], and I was involved in trying to woo her to the show. So Megan and I were just over the moon," he told TV Line. "She has such a commanding sexuality combined with a sort of wild side." Comparing his character's former wives to "an evil Snow White and Rose Red duo," Offerman says that when the casting became official, "The three of us had a drink to celebrate the news. [Patricia] was wearing a white dress and Megan was wearing dark colors, and I'm looking at the two of them just thinking, 'What the hell did I do to get so lucky? I'm a lucky bastard.'" [TV Line]