In the episode, titled “Twin Time,” Mike Baxter (Allen) has a tete-a-tete with Tim Taylor (also played by Allen), a home repairman who could be his twin. The Instrument Man brings up Wilson, his previous neighbor who only confirmed 50 percent his encounter peeking previously mentioned the picket fence that divided their qualities during their many backyard discussions.
Wilson was portrayed by Earl Hindman throughout 202 Property Advancement episodes that aired involving 1991 and 1999. The actor died of lung cancer in 2003, at 61.
In the unique clip higher than, Mike asks Tim, “Who was Wilson?”
“One particular of my neighbors, actually,” Tim replies. “For quite a few, quite a few several years, I shared a lot of stuff with him. He passed away.” He afterwards provides, “I miss Wilson. I overlook a lot of stuff.”
Allen tells EW of the tribute, “Earl intended the earth to me and every person at House Improvement. It was an organic instant to settle on, both equally on the established and in our hearts.”
Fox announced in October that the ninth time of Past Person Standing, which kicked off Jan. 3, would be its previous. The year premiere released a sequence of time jumps that uncovered Mike and his spouse, Vanessa (Nancy Travis), with two new grandchildren, and also coping with acquiring their middle daughter, Mandy (Molly McCook), and her spouse, Kyle (Christoph Sanders), residing with them.
“Dual Time” will air tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.