Home Improvement is a sitcom about Tim Taylor, the accident prone host of a Detroit, Michigan television program about tools, who raises his dysfunctional family.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Tim Allen Presents: A User… Aired: May. 04, 2003
Tim Allen, Richard Karn, and Debbe Dunning hosted this special airing years later of the show. Tim shows us what his favorite parts of the show …
Series Fun Facts
- 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.…
[show]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.
- Binford Tools, the company that sponsors the Tool Time show, is named after a friend of the family of one of the producers.
- Although Mark's middle name isn't mentioned directly during the series, in one post-finale interview Tim said Mark's middle name was Jason.