Tim Allen is supplying followers a blast from the previous on the upcoming ninth and closing year of Fox’s “Last Male Standing” when he reprises his iconic “Home Improvement” function, Tim Taylor, while also participating in Mike Baxter.

Of course, this is actually going on. If you really don’t think us, examining out the promo above that shows Allen and Allen.

Time 9 of “Last Male Standing” will premiere Sunday, Jan. 3 at 8:30/7:30c on Fox. The clearly show will make its time-time period premiere at 9:30/10:30c on Thursday, Jan. 7.

Together with Allen as Mike Baxter, “Last Male Standing” stars Nancy Travis as Vanessa Baxter, Amanda Fuller as Kristin Baxter, Christoph Sanders as Kyle Anderson, Molly McCook as Mandy Baxter-Anderson, Jordan Masterson as Ryan Vogelson, Jonathan Adams as Chuck Larabee, and Krista Marie Yu as Jen.

Fox picked up the “Last Person Standing” for a seventh time in 2018 right after it was dropped by ABC subsequent a six-year operate. Allen was irked by ABC’s decision to terminate the collection irrespective of its reliable efficiency on Friday evenings.

In October, Fox introduced “Last Person Standing” will now get a appropriate collection finale, coming to an conclude with Period 9.

Here’s the description for the Time 9 premiere episode, titled “Time Flies”:

A collection of time jumps finds Mike & Vanessa with two new grandchildren as properly as Mandy and Kyle residing with them. Mike, accidentally/on goal gets associated when Vanessa and Mandy clash around Vanessa’s “helpfulness.” In the meantime at Outside Man, Chuck desperately hopes its last phone on Ed’s mixology satisfied hour in “Time Flies.”

And here’s the description for the Jan. 7 installment, titled “Dual Time,” which will feature Allen’s “Home Improvement” cameo:

The Baxters see double when Vanessa hires a home improvement repairman who bears an uncanny resemblance to Mike, who is struggling with an plan for his Outdoor Male 10th Anniversary vlog. Kristin and Mandy explore a solution about Ryan and Kyle’s favorite comedian-ebook creator in “Dual Time.”