(CBS SF/AP) – Among those set to guest star in a tribute to late TV sitcom king Garry Marshall, Ron Howard is scheduled to appear on an episode of “The Odd Couple”.

Marshall died in July at 81. He developed the original “Odd Couple” TV series from the 1970s and acted in the current CBS version in an April episode, playing the father of Matthew Perry’s character.

"Taffy Days" -- Oscar reconnects with many significant people from his father's life when he agrees to carry out Walter's last request to spread his ashes behind the candy factory he owned, on THE ODD COUPLE, Monday, Nov. 7 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.  The special tribute episode to Garry Marshall features actors from Marshall's hit television shows, including Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Anson Williams and Don Most from "Happy Days," Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams from "Laverne & Shirley," and Pam Dawber from "Mork & Mindy."Pictured left to right: Matthew Perry as Oscar Madison, Thomas Lennon as Felix Unger, Geoff Stults as Murph, Yvette Nicole Brown as Dani, Wendell Pierce as Teddy, and Lindsay Sloane as Emily. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS �©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

(L-R) Matthew Perry as Oscar Madison, Thomas Lennon as Felix Unger, Geoff Stults as Murph, Yvette Nicole Brown as Dani, Wendell Pierce as Teddy, and Lindsay Sloane as Emily (credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS)

The Hollywood Reporter says Howard and fellow stars of Marshall’s “Happy Days,” including Marion Ross, Don Most and Anson Williams, will take part in the “Odd Couple” tribute. Marshall’s sister, Penny Marshall, is set to appear along with Cindy Williams. The pair played the title characters in Marshall’s “Laverne & Shirley.”

The episode is set to air on KPIX 5/CBS on November 7.

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