NCIS is expanding McGee’s family in an upcoming episode and it’s going to include a Home Improvement star! In the next episode of Season 19, Special Agent Timothy McGee will be getting a visit from a certain member of his family, but he might not be thrilled about how it happens. What fans should be thrilled about? She’ll be played by Home Improvement‘s Patricia Richardson, and the first looks give a preview of what she brings to the show! 

Patricia Richardson, best known as Jill Taylor on the popular ABC sitcom Home Improvement, is set to portray McGee’s mother-in-law Judy in the upcoming November 8 episode of NCIS. And according to the promo for the episode, appropriately called “Docked,” Judy will find herself mixed up in a man’s death on a cruise ship, and McGee’s team will catch the case. Take a look!