“Last Man Standing” came to an end Thursday night after nine seasons. But the show was minus some of its original faces. Both Kristin and Mandy were present. But the original actors that portrayed the characters were no shows. The sitcom has recast several of its characters over the years, especially Mike Baxter’s daughters.
Fans have been wondering what happened to the original Kristin Baxter from the show — and now we realize the role was recast after the first season! Alexandra (left) and Amanda (right) on Last Man Standing. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Alexandra Krosney (Kristin) was fired from the program on June 11, 2012 due to creative differences. In season 2, Krosney was replaced by Amanda Fuller. Furthermore, why was Mandy replaced by Last Man Standing (Last Man Standing) (Last Man Standing (Last Man Standing))? Molly McCook is a writer.
Where most shows typically keep character replacements in the same ballpark, Last Man Standing took an opposite approach and instead focused solely on personality—hence the drastic difference in appearance. Needless to say, fans were confused.
Why did Alexandra Krosney leave Last Man Standing?
Why did Alexandra Krosney leave ‘Last Man Standing’? Back in 2012 when Alexandra Krosney left Last Man Standing, it was speculated that she made her exit due to her boyfriend. This was later debunked when it was learned that the actress was actually let go due to “creative differences.”. (She didn’t even have a boyfriend at the time.)
As you probably know, Last Man Standing is taking its final bow after nine whole seasons. Which is making us collectively more nostalgic and more likely to go down a Last Man Standing rabbit hole at 1 a.m. One detail that’s kept us up is Alexandra Krosney’s abrupt exit from the show. Alexandra (who played Kristin Baxter) was replaced by Amanda …
Some fans were so intense (and even mean) about the change, they took it out on the new Kristin, aka Amanda Fuller. “Everyone has their set mind of what that character is. [They’ve] already met them and got used to them. You have to earn the audience’s love and respect, and that can be a process sometimes.