I don’t know about you guys but I’m still reeling from the fact that Harry Wilson’s really leaving. Well these spoilers from TV Guide make his departure seem more real. Check them out for deets on Principal Wilson’s departure!
On why Rob Estes (Harry Wilson) is leaving…
Lori Loughlin, who plays Harry Wilson’s wife Debbie, says that the actor is leaving due to a change in direction. When both actors signed on, they were told that the focus would be on the Wilson family but this is no longer so.
Shenae Grimes, who plays Harry Wilson’s daughter Annie, compares her TV dad’s departure to Dustin Milligan’s (Ethan) departure last season. She mentions that she doesn’t understand how “terrific actors, who are such a vital part of the ensemble, get brushed to the side.”
On the reason behind Harry Wilson’s departure…
As for the actual character, Harry Wilson, his departure will have something to do with marital troubles causing the marriage to be “irrevocably broken” by the time the season ends. Loughlin describes the crumbling of the Wilson’s marriage as “subtle.”
Source: TV Guide