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Phylicia Rashad Returning to TV

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15:  Phylicia Rashad poses backstage at the B Michael America Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Museum of the City of New York on February 15, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

Phylicia Rashad has joined the cast of NBC's Jekyll-and-Hyde-in-a-hospital pilot Do No Harm as everyone's sophisticated and loving, but stern mother. Clair Huxtable forever! We kid, we kid. TV Guide reports that Rashad will play the chief of surgery, who's very supportive of her staff but isn't afraid to "[call] things like she sees them." Harm stars Rescue Me's Steven Pasquale as a neurosurgeon with an evil alter ego whom he'd been able to keep in check thanks to medication — medication that has now stopped working. Duhn-duhn-duuuuhn.

Photo: Mark Von Holden/2012 Getty Images