9 Guest Stars We've Loved Watching In Season 5 Of Young & Hungry

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There were so many awesome guest stars on this season of Young & Hungry. We got to see Hollywood legends like Betty White and Carl Reiner, comedian Nicole Byer, Stitchers fan favorite Ritesh Rajan and many more. Check out the full list of Season 5 guest stars below and don't forget to watch the latest episodes of Young & Hungry right here on Freeform.

Betty White

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The legendary Betty White (The Golden Girls and Hot In Cleveland) appeared as a special guest star in two episodes this season: S5E2 "Young & Valentine's Day" and S5E8 "Young & Vegas Baby". She played Gabi's neighbor Ms. Wilson, a fierce old lady who did not hold back with her words of wisdom.

Heather Dubrow

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Heather Dubrow, star of The Real Housewives of Orange County, appeared in S5E3 as celebrity chef Natasha Cook-Campbell. Josh and Gabi tried to close a business deal with her, but trouble started when they lost her beloved dog Kiki.

Andy Buckley

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In S5E4 and S5E5, Josh reunited and bonded with his dad Matt, played by Andy Buckley (The Office). Matt struggled to repair his relationship with his son, and things got even more complicated when he thought Josh was gay.

Joel Brooks

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Comedy veteran Joel Brooks (My Sister Sam and Shake it Up) returned to his role as Ben Shapiro, the rabbi who officiated Elliot and Alan's wedding. In S5E6 "Young & Couchy", it was revealed that he also had a brief fling with Yolanda. They reignited their relationship and he even took her to meet his mother.

Renée Taylor

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Comedian, actress, and Academy Award nominated writer Renée Taylor (The Nanny) played Rabbi Shapiro's mother in S5E6. All she wanted was for her son to meet a nice Jewish woman and have some grandkids. Unsurprisingly, she did not approve of Yolanda and Ben's relationship.

Nicole Byer

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Comedian and professional prankster Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole and College Humour) played Lizette in S5E7 "Young & Bridesmaids". Lizette was a wealthy bride-to-be and Gabi's high school frenemy. Gabi and Sofia tried to score invites to her extravagant wedding, but Lizette did not make it easy for them.

Carl Reiner

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Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show and Ocean's Eleven) is Hollywood royalty and he was the special guest star in S5E8 alongside Betty White. He played Bernie, Ms. Wilson's long lost love.

Ritesh Rajan

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Stitchers star Ritesh Rajan appeared in S5E9 as Vinny, a young Indian-American man who was desperate to get out of his arranged marriage. Gabi tried to help him but things got awkward when Vinny's parents mistook Sofia for their new daughter-in-law.

Michael Voltaggio

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Young & Hungry super fans will remember Top Chef winner Michael Voltaggio, who played himself in the first ever episode of the show. He returned in the Season 5 finale, as Elliot tried to hire him to take Gabi's job.

See all your favorite guest stars on the latest episodes of Young & Hungry right here on Freeform!

And tell us in the comments who your favorite was in Season 5.

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