Light television comedy about family man Tim Taylor. The show's humor often revolves around cars, toys, tools, hardware shops, garages, fix-it-up projects, and similar themes. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
The show was originally conceived under the name "Hammer Time", after the show Tim would host. Prior to filming the pilot, Tim's show was re-named "Tool Time" to avoid confusion with M.C. Hammer. Consequently, the show was re-named "Home Improvement" because the creators decided against naming the show after the show-within the show, to avoid confusing viewers. See more »
In some episodes, Sherry Hursey's character, Ilene is sometimes spelled as "Eileen" in the credits. See more »
Excuse me a second, Al, I need to go use the John.
I gotta go take a dump.
I gotta go #1.
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Most episodes featured outtakes from either Tool Time or the show itself as a backdrop to the closing credits. See more »
The most entertaining show I've ever watched on TV
Home Improvement ranks at #1 of my all-time favorite shows ever. I have seen every episode of the show at least 10 times and I never get tired of them. Tim Allen is very funny in this show, and I will forever be a huge fan of his because of this show. The show had an excellent cast and they had great chemistry. This show would still be as good if it were still on the air, but unfortunately, Earl Hindman passed away in late 2003, a man whose character, Wilson, helped drive the show. There was never a show before this of this level of entertainment, and there will never be one like it again. Many of the people that I know always talk about how good this show is. This is a show that I hope will be played in reruns for many years to come.
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