Poor Ed (Hector Elizondo). Though he'd really started to warm up to the idea of retirement after big changes at Outdoor Man forced him to change life plans, Last Man Standing's resident curmudgeon (OK, Last Man Standing's other resident curmudgeon) has been completely bored out of his skull as of late.

Now, you know Ed: Normally this sort of thing would be completely off limits, but a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do, and right now, this man's gotta get suited and booted for his onscreen debut. And as you can see from this exclusive clip from Friday's new episode, titled "Dreams Vs. Realty," he's not shy about sharing his excitement for doing it either.

Could a new career be on the horizon? And can you imagine wait Mike (Tim Allen) is gonna say?

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Last Man Standing airs Fridays at 8/7c on Fox.