via press release:
A U.S. SERVICEMAN’S FAMILY RECEIVES THE SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME
AS PART OF THIS WEEK’S “LAST MAN STANDING” EPISODE
As part of ABC’s “Home for the Holidays,” the producers of “Last Man Standing” gave the family of real-life sailor, Petty Officer First Class Raymond McKnight, an early Christmas present. McKnight’s wife and two children received the surprise of a lifetime when the serviceman, who has been overseas on duty for the past nine months, suddenly appeared in a scene. The emotional homecoming was filmed and will air in the FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) episode on the ABC Television Network.
“Last Man Standing” stars Tim Allen as Mike Baxter, Nancy Travis as Vanessa Baxter, Molly Ephraim as Mandy Baxter, Kaitlyn Dever as Eve Baxter, Amanda Fuller as Kristin Baxter, Christoph Sanders as Kyle Anderson, Flynn Morrison as Boyd Baxter and Hector Elizondo as Ed Alzate.
Guest starring is Jordan Masterson as Ryan, Carla Maria Jimenez as Blanca and Emma Loewen as Maria.
“Elfie” story by Maisie Culver and teleplay by Bryan Larrivee & D.J. Ryan and directed by Ted Wass.
“Last Man Standing” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.