"I liked that they had real jobs," McCarthy said of the pilot. "He wasn't a cop by day and a superhero by night -- which I love those too and I'm available -- but I liked that I was like, 'I know these people.' I've got cops in my family. I just bought it all. It just all seemed easy."
The Mike and Molly series finale, featuring a baby for the titular characters, airs Monday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.