The firefighter, Kevin Byron was chosen as the show's next #HealthCareHero on Thursday. Byron spent weeks in the hospital with COVID-19 complications and was placed into a medically induced coma.
Byron explained to Lowe that he is a fan of Fillion and enjoys his shows Firefly and The Rookie. The actor, who was sporting a thick mustache, then joined the video chat to surprise the firefighter.
"I just heard that you're a huge fan so not only have you suffered from COVID, now I realize you also suffer from excellent taste," Fillion joked.
Fillion gifted Byron swag from The Rookie and Lowe announced that he will be receiving $10,000 from telehealth company Hims & Hers. Fillion then announced that he will match the donation.
Lowe is stepping in for Kimmel who has taken the summer off to spend time with family.