Devine also starred on the beloved David E. Kelley series "Boston Public," where she played Social Studies teacher Marla Hendricks. Devine isn't the only "Boston Public" alum to appear on "Psych." Back in 2010, Chi McBride (Principal Harper on "BP") played the character Craig in the episode "Ferry Tale."
In addition, Jeri Ryan (Ronnie Cooke on "BP") played Dr. Kimberly Phoenix in the "Psych" episode "The Head, the Tail, the Whole Damn Episode."
Most recently, Joey Slotnick had a guest role on "Psych." After playing the nerdy English teacher Milton Buttle on "Boston Public," Slotnick appeared as the troubled surgeon Merril Bobolit on "Nip/Tuck."
Since "Psych" seems to be drawing from the "Boston Public" talent pool, here are some other "Boston Public" actors who should get a guest spot on "Psych" next season.
Shawn has Juliet. Lassie has Marlowe. But poor Gus has yet to find a solid love interest of his own. Bringing on the talented Sharon Leal (Marilyn Sudor on "Boston Public") would be a great move if the producers of "Psych" are finally ready to give Gus a love match. TV fans might also know Leal from her 2009 stint as Sonya on "Private Practice."
Speaking of love interests, this talented lady could step in as Shawn's love interest if Maggie Lawson is forced to leave "Psych" to focus on her new sitcom, "Back in the Game." Famous for her work as Lauren Davis on "Boston Public," Gilsig has also appeared on "Nip/Tuck" and "Heroes."
Nicky Katt was one of the best parts of "Boston Public." His nuanced portrayal of "Dungeon" teacher Harry Senate made him a fan favorite, but he's sort of fallen off the radar since leaving the show. He's been working steadily, but he has yet to reclaim the level of fame he had during his "Boston Public" days. Give him a juicy role on "Psych" as a twisted killer (perhaps a Yang copycat), and fans would go nuts.
Rapaport is a gifted comedian who can also handle gritty, dark characters. He played Danny Hanson on "Boston Public," and could handle both good guy or bad guy parts on a "Psych" crime of the week. Hey, anything would be a step up from his most recent TV role on "The Mob Doctor."
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