“Final Man Standing” returned after every week away to deliver the laughs and educate some classes within the newest episode “HR’s Tough n’Stuff.” Mike Baxter has to discover a place on the firm for his doting son-in-law Kyle, however must launch an advanced scheme so as to make it occur in Season 7, Episode eight.
[SPOILER ALERT: The remainder of this article will discuss the latest episode of “Last Man Standing.”]
The episode opens with Ed coming into MIke’s workplace to disclose that Kyle merely isn’t understanding at his place in Outside Man’s personnel division. Not solely did he produce probably the most wishy-washy assist wished advert, however he additionally employed three folks for a similar job as a result of he merely couldn’t say “no.”
Ed urges Mike to go straightforward on Kyle, however the reality of the matter is that he’s not understanding and isn’t doing his job. He calls Kyle into his workplace to inform him that he’s accomplished in personnel, however that the shop is his household and he’ll discover a place the place he can thrive.
Later that evening, Mike breaks the information to Mandy, who explains that Kyle appears like he’s failing at one job after one other due to Mike’s fixed switching. Mike, nonetheless, has a plan to make Kyle their new HR individual given his propensity to be type to others and have a extra liberal strategy to battle. She makes it clear that this job has to work out or it is going to merely break Kyle, to which a decided Mike agrees.
The subsequent day, issues appear to be going effectively. Kyle hasn’t screwed something main up, and human sources appears to be a job that he can correctly wrap his head round. That’s, till he brushes up in opposition to some actual moral battle decision.
As he works, Chuck and Joe are available and awkwardly clarify that they need to file a grievance in opposition to Mike. All through the episode, Mike had been jabbing the duo with barbs about how they’re each fats and dumb. In actual fact, whereas they’re in the course of complaining, he walks in and berates them extra pondering he has impunity.
“I like being the boss,” he says as he walks away.
Realizing that disciplining the CEO and your father-in-law in a single fell swoop is difficult territory even for a seasoned HR skilled, Kyle seeks Ed’s assist. He’s advised that he wants to only buckle down and deal with the battle within the open, the best way Outside Man desires issues dealt with as an organization.
He shortly has a disgruntled Mike, Chuck and Joe in his workplace the place he mediates their bickering. Sadly, Mike merely can’t pull any punches and the argument will get heated, forcing Kyle to put down the legislation. He shouts down all three of them and explains that, at Outside Man, they’re not simply co-workers and pals, they’re household. With the room in surprised silence, Ed enters clapping.
Mike, Chuck and Joe be part of within the applause as they reveal that the struggle was all an elaborate trick. It seems, in an effort to maintain his promise to Mandy, Mike wished to check Kyle on the HR function, which he handed with flying colours.
Identical to that, Mike has discovered a place that his son-in-law will thrive in, and the household unit can forge forward to the following journey.