Home Improvement (TV series)
Home Improvement is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999 with a total of 204 half-hour episodes. The series was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra, and David McFadzean. Based on the stand-up comedy of Tim Allen, Home Improvement was one of the highest-rated sitcoms for almost the entire decade.
About Home Improvement (TV series) in brief
Home Improvement is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999 with a total of 204 half-hour episodes. The series was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra, and David McFadzean. Based on the stand-up comedy of Tim Allen, Home Improvement was one of the highest-rated sitcoms for almost the entire decade. It went to No.1 in the ratings during the 1993–1994 season, the same year Allen had the No. 1 book and film. The show launched Tim Allen’s acting career and was the start of the television career of Pamela Anderson, who was part of the recurring cast for the first two seasons. Each episode includes Tim’s own Binford-sponsored home improvement show, called Tool Time, a show-within-a-show. Many of Tim’s accidents are caused by his devices being improperly used in an unorthodox manner, causing massive disasters on and off the set, to the consternation of his co-workers and his family. In season 4 until the end of the series in 1999, an anthropomorphic version of the show’s logo was used in different types of animation. The main character is a cocky, overambitious, accident-prone know-it-all who loves power tools, sports, and his wife, Jill. In later seasons, Wilson’s full name was revealed to be Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. and Tim is joined by his friend and mild-mannered co-host Al Borland, a Tool Time girl, and Heidi —whose duty is to introduce the pair at the beginning of each episode.
During the final season, Brad and Mark became much closer due to Randy’s absence. During season 2, each episode began each episode with a cold open, which features the show’s logo during the teaser. In season 3, the audience yells, “TOOL TIME!’” in reference to Tim and Al. In the eighth season, Randy joined the school drama club, and later the school newspaper, in the eighthseason, he left for Costa Rica. The last season, he became interested in cars like his father and took up soccer, Meanwhile, Brad became interested in cars and became a soccer player. The final season saw the two oldest children, Brad and Randy, tormenting the much younger Mark, all while continually testing and pestering each other. The series centers on the Taylor family, which consists of Tim, his wife Jill and their three children: the oldest child, Brad, the middle child, Randy and youngest child, Mark. The Taylors live in suburban Detroit, and have a neighbor named Wilson who is often the go-to guy for solving the Taylor’s problems. He is a former salesman for the fictional Binford Tool company, and is very much a Cocky, Overambitious,. Tim jokes around a lot, even at inappropriate times, much to his wife.