In the episode, titled “Twin Time,” Mike Baxter (Allen) has a tete-a-tete with Tim Taylor (also played by Allen), a residence repairman who could be his twin. The Instrument Person provides up Wilson, his previous neighbor who only showed fifty percent his deal with peeking higher than the picket fence that divided their properties for the duration of their quite a few backyard conversations.
Wilson was portrayed by Earl Hindman throughout 202 Household Enhancement episodes that aired among 1991 and 1999. The actor died of lung most cancers in 2003, at 61.
In the exceptional clip over, Mike asks Tim, “Who was Wilson?”
“A person of my neighbors, essentially,” Tim replies. “For a lot of, a lot of many years, I shared a whole lot of stuff with him. He passed absent.” He afterwards adds, “I pass up Wilson. I pass up a ton of things.”
Allen tells EW of the tribute, “Earl meant the world to me and every person at Dwelling Advancement. It was an organic and natural instant to settle on, both of those on the set and in our hearts.”
Fox introduced in October that the ninth season of Final Gentleman Standing, which kicked off Jan. 3, would be its past. The period premiere released a series of time jumps that identified Mike and his spouse, Vanessa (Nancy Travis), with two new grandchildren, and also coping with having their center daughter, Mandy (Molly McCook), and her partner, Kyle (Christoph Sanders), residing with them.
“Twin Time” will air tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.