He was in an episode last year too, but he only got about 3 seconds of camera time. This time, he had about 7 appearances. He was even shoveling the living room in one shot. (In another shot, he bent over, butt to camera. I *loved* it! He has the cutest butt! Don't tell him I told you that.)
The head organizer on the episode is Geralin Thomas, who's always been one of my favorite organizers on the show. Here's she and Richard at the hoarder's house in June:
He's my sweetie, and he's famous. And I get to shag him.