Home Improvement (1991–1999)
A video game adaptation of the show.
Tim Allen talks about his series
Johnny mentions Tim Allen's new hit series
Joey Styles says, "You're not Tim 'The Toolman' Taylor" when Kevin Sullivan is using the timekeeper's hammer as a weapon.
Jay says good night to viewers tuning in for the show
Referenced by Frank
When Lisa leaves Will tied to a chair, he breaks the fourth wall and goes "Arrugh?!", a tribute to Tim Allen's catchphrase from Home Improvement
During his tour of the workshop, Scott Calvin tries out a tool belt then shakes his head as if to indicate that tools aren't for him. This is a reference to Tim Allen's TV show, Home Improvement where his character's life (Tim "the tool man" Taylor) revolved around tools.
Alice says a man she knew dealt drugs and went to jail but later became the star of the show
Mentioned by a character.
Title on screen when Jonathan Taylor Thomas talks about his favorite Bond villain
Sid has a Binford toolbox in his room.
Seen on the list of shows that Warren Littlefield is looking at.
One male claimed he cooked pancakes once and made the stove explode, but then he remenbered it was something he saw from Home Improvement.
Fidel Castro's reaction to a picture of Jefferson's wife Marcy: "You married the kid from 'Home Improvement'?"
Michael Palin introduces himself as Tim Allen from Home Improvement
Servo: That horse also plays Wilson on Home Improvement.
Title is referenced
The B-movie studio (Maniac, Cut and Dry, etc...) may beable to get something with Home Improvement
A level is called "Tomb Time", which is a reference to Tool Time.
Peter says "I feel just like Tim Allen, I build stuff and I have a criminal record". In this show Tim Allen was the presenter of a DIY show and built lots of things.
Drew and his friends watch an episode of Tool Time to fix a roof
In "Props", Ryan says, "You're looking kind of down, Tim." when the prop is used like a fence.
Bart lists this as one of his favourite shows.
mentioned in dialogue
Referenced during "Props".
Drew says "Hidey-ho, Tim!" in "World's Worst".
Scott Calvin starts talking about cars and engines while talking to Carol Newman, and while walking through the toyshop, Santa picks up and tries on a tool belt. These reference to Tim Taylor.
Karn says to Ellie that everybody wants to talk with him because he was in "Home Improvement"
Ash says the line "Tool time", a line used a lot on "Home Improvement".
scenes from this show are featured
Story tackles the tv series.
during the outtakes in the end credits, Tim Allen jokes that he and Courteney Cox were funnier on TV
Mentioned several times.
narrator mentions title
Zak mentions he saw Tool Time, the TV-Show inside the TV-Show "Home Improvement"
The Super Nintendo game based off the show is reviewed. Chris does a mock "Tool Time" segment. Wilson appears.
Neighbor sticks his head over the fence and asks if it's Tool Man Time
In "From Work", Strong Sad looks over his cubicle wall into Strong Bad's cubicle and says to him, "Hey, cube neighbor!", referring to Wilson
The Critic compares Mr. Highway's appearance to Wilson
Included in a $12,500 question
Included in a $10,000 question
Hewy says Tim Allen worked on this series before "Toy Story"
The Nerd mentions enemies stick their heads over the fence like "Tim the Tool Man's Neighbor"
The series is referenced by name
Jenna says that a drill once used on the show is featured in her movie
Spoony says one of the wizards looks like Al.
Tim Allen says he loved doing the show
"I don't know if I like seeing the private life of Al Borland."
Vic Dealio mentions it.
refers to the old man with a hat as Wilson
points out Zachery Ty Bryan as being on this show.
Critic claims that Tim Allen's character only recites lines that didn't make it into this show.
Tim Allen says that he did movies for about eight years after the series ended
referenced by Tosh
"Is this a cult-worshipping Al Borland?"
Nolan Gould mentions that he likes the show starring Tim Allen
Blake Shelton says Tim Allen is just "Tim the Tool Man"
Bill (who played Al on Home Improvement) thinks Mike has three boys instead of three girls
one of the Russians calls one of the main characters 'Tim the tool man Taylor'
when Mike and Jon see each other, there are several references made to their relationship from the previous show
in a clip from "The To Do List," Bill Hader's character imitates Wilson from the show
Amber says she has to get home to watch this on TV.
Hack spells out the formula for this show
On a radio news piece about a man suing the in-game hardware store, You Tool, a spokesman for You Tool says "It's not our fault our customers are morons. Half them cut their hands off thinking they're the Home Improvement guy."
when Tim Allen mentions that he has a Blackberry, Jay asks him to talk about the show (because both are from the past)
Mike calls John, 'son', because it just seems to fit
looking at an old picture of herself, Ellen DeGeneres says she wound up with a Jonathan Taylor Thomas from "Home Improvement" hairstyle
The Nerd comments how the Home Improvement game has nothing to do with the show.
Tim Allen says that he saved the "Tool Time" set from the show
Mentioned in dialogue
Jane Lynch mention the television show Tool Time that is in this television show during the game Celebrity Fusion
Referenced in Lena Dunham's opening monologue
James mentions Wilson from this show.
Mentioned by Jordan.
Referenced in "Props"
"It looks like her hand is melting into Al Borland's shirt."
Referenced in "Scenes from a Hat"
"This dude is like Tim 'the Tool Man' Taylor if he were just a complete tool."
During the Superlatives segment, Jimmy says the Colts' Coby Fleener seems like all three Taylor kids rolled into one
Tim Allen talks about his sitcom
multiple subtle and not so subtle references
Episode about this TV show.
Mets Bucket Hat Guy mentions the title and Tim Allen
Jimmy suggests possible sitcom titles for President Obama including "Homeland Improvement", and shows an image with title graphics like the series', and Joe Biden dressed like Al
Mike: "Fat guy from 'Home Improvement', no!"
the show's logo is shown on the wall of Tim Allen's garage
James and Mike discuss Halloween episodes of this show
James mentions the episode where Wilson's likeness, fence and all, is carved into a pumpkin
Tim Allen talks about his previous series
Critic mentions this show and its spin-off Soul Man.
Ian Fitzsimmons says Mike Golic reminds him of Al Borland on "Home Improvement"
Seth mentions Tim Allen's former series and Wilson
Vanessa and Helen joke about being married to the same man.
The protagonist 'Mentos Man' does the famous Tim Allen grunt when he spots the Mentos lying on the floor.
Mentioned in the "LBJWalking" portion of the Late Night Casserole segment
RLM crew mentions Zachery Ty Bryan & Jonathan Taylor Thomas as the kids from Home Improvement
Jimmy mentions "Tool Time" in the NFL Superlatives segment
Conner O'Malley does an interpretive dance to the theme music
Critic talks about the hit show JTT walked away from
Peter wishes Wilson was his neighbor.
Included as a possible answer to question.
Evan asks Reuben for a "Randy" haircut but ends up with a "Brad".
A Binford tool chest is shown.
Jon does the Tim the Toolman noise from the opening sequence when talking to "Tim Allen".
Mike implies their neighbor is Wilson who's always trying to give him advice.
Mentioned by Petr Kraus.
Servo makes Tim Allen noises
Thomas Middleditch says he recently saw a rerun of an episode of the show and thought "This is very good".
In the third game, a level is called "Tomb Time" which is a reference to Tool Time.
Jay talks about Tim Taylor's car from the show
Mentioned by Vláda.
Dave Rubin mentions the series when talking about Tim Allen and "Last Man Standing".
Cast members discuss being the lead-out show
Abbi concedes that Jonathan Taylor Thomas was a teen on this show
Poster is shown
Reference to Wilson's catchphrase in the Hashtags segment
Referenced in pop culture op/ed on remakes and reboots
The Snob mentions it.
Baby Grizz imagines a Wilson-esque Neighbour being added to the cast
Referenced in "Props"
Dragoon mentions he hopes the person he is to arch is Al from the show, because Al seems like a nice guy and won't fight back.
Mandy asks Mike why everything is "Home Improvement" with him
A still photo of Tim and Wilson conversing over the fence is shown duringthe monologue.
Mentioned in reference to Tim Allen.
clips from the show are used here
clips from the series were shown
Clips shown in a segment on Pamela Anderson.
Footage of the series' opening is shown.
Home Improvement: Home for the Holidays (1998) is #19.
Clips shown in a segment on Wilson.
Critic compares Wilson to the nephews' Junior Woodchuck guide book.
Tim Taylor is the Top Clumsy Dad.
"Home Improvement" is #9.
Binford Tools is #10.
ERod chronicles the career of Tim Allen
Tim & Jill Taylor get an honorable mention.
The Taylors are #10.
Wilson is #3.
"Home Improvement" gets an honorable mention.
Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. is #6.
Randy's cancer scare in Home Improvement: The Longest Day (1996) is given an honorable mention.
"Tool Time" is #3.
Tim Taylor is #10.
The show is playing in Czech when Lacie gets in the I-Cruiser 2.
A clip is shown.
"Home Improvement" is #7.
Spoofed in "TeleQuick" sketch.
The people at NASA watch an animated version of this show which lampoons it.
Franklin talks to "Wilson" over a fence
"Tomb Improvement" is a parody of "Home Improvement."
Spoofed as "Hen House Improvement" in "The Boo Network" segment
Skinner's mom looks over the fence as she talks to Seymour and Edna, just like Wilson talks to Tim.
The handyman in the video for the barbecue pit resembles Richard Karn's character, Al Borland. Similar music is also heard playing as Homer starts building the pit.
Porn parody of the TV series.
Chris' neighbor, Wilkins, looks and sounds alot like Wilson