The new episode of Very last Guy Standing named “Twin Time” noticed the comeback of Tim “The Toolman” Taylor from Property Enhancement, with series star Tim Allen participating in both of those roles with some visual outcomes magic. With Taylor meeting Allen’s other function Mike Baxter, it marked the first on-display appearance of the popular sitcom character in around 20 a long time. So how did it all occur collectively?

The crossover kicks off when Mike’s wife Vanessa (Nancy Travis) hires a handyman from Binford to resolve their damaged garbage disposal. Mike himself is having difficulties with his latest vlog for his web-site, which is triggering him to procrastinate on repairing the disposal himself he refuses to hire another person else to do a man’s position, even though his writer’s block is stopping him from undertaking it himself.

Just as he is coming up with an notion that includes everybody getting a “snowflake,” Vanessa reveals Binford’s owner decided to get the occupation himself simply because of how very similar the two seem. The fellas bond in excess of some playful ribbing, including Taylor’s trademark grunting that Mike finds bothersome.

Following a minor argument and a Residence Advancement phone back to the neighborly conversations with Wilson, the two find some typical floor. Tim reveals Wilson handed absent, and Mike invites him to cling out at his retailer and meet up with his co-personnel.

Allen previously joked about Tim Taylor’s reappearance a long time immediately after previous appearing on display screen, detailing that the character has because moved on from his purpose as a Television set host.

“It appeared strange and put on and phony, but the way it’s managed — it’s self-knowledgeable. It is a moment in which we crack the fourth wall to him,” Allen discussed to Us Weekly. “The grunting was component of his offer and he form of cops to that. He’s gotten previous and he’s moved on. He no extended does Device Time. I do not want to give much too considerably absent, but it is seriously rather clever….He’s in Colorado for some meeting — Binford Resources is almost everywhere — and he notices a dude that seems to be just like him. He says, ‘You know, people today have informed me I glimpse like you!’ And certainly, we perform with that for pretty a little bit.”

Last Gentleman Standing showrunner Kevin Abbott advised TheWrap how and why they ended up equipped to get the Dwelling Enhancement crossover. At initially it arrived down to convincing Allen right after request for a massive event from the community executives.

“I want to make sure that he needed to participate in it — which he did, he completely embraced the idea, with the proviso that we would honor that character, not make entertaining of him or anything at all, which we would by no means do,” mentioned Abbott. “I truly appreciated Home Enhancement and Matt Williams and David McFadzean and Carmen Finestra, who designed Home Advancement, were definitely form and generous in letting us to use the character and selected iconic symbols from the show and bits. So we were likely to bend about backward to not give them any reason to regret letting us to do that.”

New episodes of Final Male Standing are airing on Thursdays at 9:30pm ET on FOX.