Rainn Wilson is bringing Dwight Schrute again to the tiny display.
In PEOPLE’s unique sneak peek at the approaching episode of Celebrity IOU — airing on Monday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT — the 54-year-aged actor gets back into his The Place of work character as he groups up with Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott to support the House Brothers with a extremely particular residence renovation task.
Wilson is surprising his son Wilson’s previous nanny, Leslie, with a lifestyle-shifting makeover. He credits her with “staying an integral teacher and buddy” for his son, now in his teenagers, and a “blessing” to his overall family.
But prior to an comprehensive renovation and a incredibly psychological reveal, Wilson jokes around with Drew and Jonathan and implores them not to enable him consider the “first strike” in the demolition task. “What are you carrying out?” he asks the twin brothers. “Why are you lecturing me about demolition? Have you not noticed Dwight on The Office environment undertaking his household demo?”
Conveying that he would like to “bring a very little bit of a Dwight Schrute taste” to the undertaking, Wilson actions offscreen just before he reappears shirtless and holding a pair of medieval weapons, completely ready to tackle the process forward.
His shock even manages to catch the HGTV veterans off guard: “I have no notion what’s happening,” Drew exclaims.
“In my full building job, I have under no circumstances observed someone display up topless with medieval weapons to do demo,” he jokes, ahead of Jonathan chimes in and quips, “A minor creepy, but great.”
In accordance to a press release, Wilson needed to shock Leslie, who has a few young children of her have, with the overhaul in order to thank her for all the things she’s offered to his family. He and the Scotts generate an open up flooring strategy with a gorgeous up-to-date kitchen area, collapsible glass doors that open up to a significant deck, and a custom kids’ playhouse.
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“We are so grateful that Leslie has been in our life and helped increase our son,” explained Wilson as he choked again tears. “And we’re so joyful to be capable to present her this residence renovation, many thanks to the Home Brothers.”
Wilson additional: “I hope her family enjoys it and enjoys it. She has created our life so significantly richer.”
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Superstar IOU, which debuted past April, gives A-listers a probability to present their gratitude for a person who aided form their life or professions by giving their dwelling house a complete HGTV-accepted redesign, courtesy of the Scotts.
Year 1 brought stars including Brad Pitt, Viola Davis and Melissa McCarthy, even though the series’ 2nd year also options Jonathan’s girlfriend, actress Zooey Deschanel, as very well as Allison Janney and Justin Hartley.
Rainn Wilson’s episode of Celeb IOU airs Monday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV.