by Lynette Rice
One of the co-stars from the Oscar-nominated film The Descendants and a tough guy from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch (Dirty Jobs) will show up on Last Man Standing this season to play members of Mike Baxter’s (Tim Allen) extended family.
EW has learned exclusively that Robert Forster, who played George Clooney’s father-in-law in the Alexander Payne film, will transition to the small screen to play Grandpa Baxter on the ABC comedy. He’ll show up on Feb. 21.
Also on tap to play a member of the Baxter clan is Mike Rowe, best known for hosting Catch and unscripted shows like Dirty Jobs. He’ll play Mike’s brother.
And just to mix things up, Frankie Muniz will show in the same episode as a bank loan officer. Where you been, Malcolm?