Home Improvement

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Home Improvement
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Premiere September 17, 1991
Finale May 25, 1999
Creator Carmen Finestra
David McFadzean
Matt Williams
Network ABC
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Wind Dancer Films
Touchstone Television
Seasons 8
Episodes 204
Origin USA

Home Improvement was a sitcom created by Carmen Finestra, David McFadzean, and Matt Williams for the ABC television network.

The show starred Tim Allen as Tim Taylor, the accident-prone host of the low-rated cable show Tool Time, along with Patricia Richardson as Jill Taylor, Tim's strong and confident wife. Along with neighbor Wilson Wilson, played by Earl Hindman, Tim would try to raise his family and maintain a more power household. Starring as Tim and Jill's children were Jonathan Taylor Thomas as Randy, Zachery Ty Bryan as Brad, and Taran Noah Smith as Mark.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Tim Allen Tim Taylor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Patricia Richardson Jill Taylor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Earl Hindman Wilson Wilson 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Debbe Dunning Heidi Keppert 3 4 5 6 7 8
Zachery Ty Bryan Brad Taylor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Taran Noah Smith Mark Taylor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Jonathan Taylor Thomas Randy Taylor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Richard Karn Al Borland 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Mickey Jones Pete Bilker 1 2 3 4 7 8
Gary McGurk Dwayne Hoover 1 2 3 7 8
Pamela Anderson Lisa 1 2 6
Jimmy Labriola Benny Baroni 3 4 5 6 7
Sherry Hursey Ilene Markham 3 4 5 6
William O'Leary Marty Taylor 4 5 6 7 8
Blake Clark Harry Turner 4 5 6 7 8

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
ABC
Season One September 17, 1991 May 5, 1992 24
Season Two September 16, 1992 May 19, 1993 25
Season Three September 15, 1993 May 25, 1994 25
Season Four September 20, 1994 May 23, 1995 26
Season Five September 19, 1995 May 21, 1996 26
Season Six September 17, 1996 May 20, 1997 25
Season Seven September 23, 1997 May 19, 1998 25
Season Eight September 22, 1998 May 25, 1999 28

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season November 23, 2004 3 purchase
The Complete Second Season June 7, 2005 3 purchase
The Complete Third Season November 22, 2005 3 purchase
The Complete Fourth Season June 6, 2006 3 purchase
The Complete Fifth Season November 4, 2006 3 purchase
The Complete Sixth Season May 15, 2007 3 purchase
The Complete Seventh Season August 7, 2007 3 purchase
The Complete Eighth Season June 8, 2008 4 purchase

External Sites