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By on March 21, 2013
Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright, Jeremy Jordan as Jimmy Collins -- (Photo by: Will Hart/NBC)

Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright, Jeremy Jordan as Jimmy Collins -- (Photo by: Will Hart/NBC)

Bernadette Peters returns as Ivy’s mother Leigh Conroy, who joins the cast of Bombshell in “The Parents,” the April 2 episode of Smash.

Tom (Christian Borle) struggles to diffuse the years of tension between Leigh and Ivy (Megan Hilty), and Derek (Jack Davenport) learns more about Jimmy’s past just as the public sees their first piece of Hit List. Meanwhile, Jimmy (Jeremy Jordan) and Karen’s (Katharine McPhee) connection is threatened by both Ana’s (Krysta Rodriguez) newfound success and an unexpected visitor: Karen’s father (Dylan Baker).

Debra Messing, Anjelica Huston, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Andy Mientus also star. Jesse L. Martin, Dylan Baker, and Bernadette Peters guest star.

Check out the images below, courtesy of NBC. Smash “The Parents” airs Tuesday, April 2 at 10 PM ET/PT on NBC.