Last Man Standing Episodes

2011, TV Show

Last Man Standing episodes

Wedding Planning Season 4, Episode 11

Mike and Vanessa offer a generous Christmas gift to Kristin and Ryan, but there are strings attached to it. Elsewhere, a motivated Kyle seeks a poker tutorial from Ed. read more

Outdoor Man Grill Season 4, Episode 10

Mike wants to open a fish-and-game eatery, and he invites Kristin to be his business partner. Elsewhere, Mandy needs feathers for some hats she's making, so she accompanies Eve on a pheasant hunt. read more

Changing Light Bulbs Season 4, Episode 9

Mike and Chuck search for rare incandescent lightbulbs after Vanessa gives away Mike's last ones. Meanwhile, Mandy reveals her plans to move into an apartment, but she leaves out an important piece of information. read more

Risky Behavior Season 4, Episode 8

Kyle has an accident on his motorcycle, which leads Mandy to worry about his safety and Ed to fret about a potential spike in health-insurance rate. Meanwhile, Ed makes an unexpected announcement; and Eve gets to play in a football game. read more

Big Shots Season 4, Episode 7

A vaccination debate erupts between Kristin and Ryan, and Mike gets in the middle of it. Elsewhere, Mandy doesn't believe Kyle let Eve win in a shooting-gallery game. read more

Mike Advises Mandy Season 4, Episode 6

Mike gives Mandy tips about her online clothing company by suggesting she set aside money for taxes, but she has a different plan: She opens a pop-up store at her grandfather's marijuana shop. read more

School Merger Season 4, Episode 5

A vote concerning a proposed school merger leads to a debate between Mike and Chuck. Meanwhile, Boyd dresses as a lump of coal for Halloween, which makes Vanessa feel guilty about her job as a geologist. read more

Sinkhole Season 4, Episode 4

Boyd fears leaving the house after a scary highway incident involving a close call with a sinkhole, and Mike and Ryan disagree about how to deal with Boyd's feelings of panic. read more

Rediscover America Season 4, Episode 3

Mike and Ed's friendship is tested by Ed's controlling girlfriend, who wants Ed to replace Mike as the face of Outdoor Man. Elsewhere, Eve feels the pressure of constantly being referred to as the "female" kicker on her football team. read more

War Games Season 4, Episode 2

Ryan disapproves of the violent movies and video games Mike is exposing Boyd to. Elsewhere, Vanessa seeks fashion help from Mandy. read more

Here's the Kicker Season 4, Episode 1

In the fourth-season opener, Eve becomes the first female kicker on her school's football team, which elates Mike and worries Vanessa. Meanwhile, Eve is unsure of how to read Justin's reaction regarding her role on the team. read more

Here's the Kicker; War Games

In the fourth-season opener, Eve becomes the first female kicker on her school's football team, which elates Mike and worries Vanessa. Later, Ryan disapproves of the violent movies and video games Mike is exposing Boyd to; and Vanessa seeks fashion help from Mandy. read more

Mutton Busting Season 3, Episode 22

In the third-season finale, Boyd enters a mutton-busting competition at a rodeo. Elsewhere, Eve and her boyfriend don't see eye-to-eye on her prom attire. read more

April, Come She Will Season 3, Episode 21

Vanessa's freeloading sister visits, and true to form, she's looking for a donation to her nest egg, since she's decided to have a child and needs money for a donor egg. Meanwhile at work, Mike pulls a prank on Chuck Larabee. read more

Parenting Bud Season 3, Episode 20

After Bud is attacked while unloading a truck at his recreational-marijuana shop, Mike reluctantly must admit that his father is getting old and tries to come up with suggestions on how Bud can better protect himself. Later, Vanessa has a discussion with the girls about how they may need to take care of her and Mike when they reach a certain age. read more

Hard-Ass Teacher Season 3, Episode 19

Eve wants a new math teacher because hers has a reputation for being tough, and she needs straight A's. However, Mike worries that she's opting for an easy way out of a challenging situation. read more

Project Mandy Season 3, Episode 18

Mandy decides to quit college and start a career in fashion design, but Mike's opposed to her abandoning her education. The situation then gets even more complicated thanks to Grandpa Bud's input. read more

Eve's Boyfriend Season 3, Episode 17

Eve gets a new beau and is reluctant to talk about him until Vanessa prods her to share details. However, her sisters grow alarmed when they discover that Eve and her boyfriend will be participating in the same Junior ROTC overnight-camping trip. read more

Stud Muffin Season 3, Episode 16

Chuck's dog gets pregnant by the Baxters' canine, and Chuck is displeased about his purebred German shepherd delivering a litter of mutts. Meanwhile, Mandy hits a parked car, and Eve feels compelled to leave a note. read more

Tasers Season 3, Episode 15

Roses arrive anonymously at the Baxter home on Valentine's Day, and there are several suspects. However, Mike is not among them, because he gifts Vanessa with a Taser. read more

Renaming Boyd's School Season 3, Episode 14

Boyd's school may undergo a name change following Boyd's eye-opening report on its namesake. Elsewhere, Mandy turns to Blanca for assistance with a class project. read more

Breaking Boyd Season 3, Episode 13

Boyd acts restless at school, prompting his teacher to recommend ADHD medication for him. Elsewhere, Mandy turns a new leaf regarding schoolwork and devotes a significant amount of time to studying. read more

All About Eve Season 3, Episode 12

Eve posts Mike's video blog on her social-media page and her classmates balk at his views, but she stands by her dad. Meanwhile, the Baxters land in hot water when a local cop patrols the area. read more

Elfie Season 3, Episode 11

A Christmas surprise awaits the family's housekeeper, and Mandy's the one who's secretly behind it. Elsewhere, Ryan wants to inform Boyd that his new elf doll isn't really magical, but Mike wants Ryan to see the benefits of believing in Christmas magic. read more

Spanking Season 3, Episode 10

Bud's harsh method of disciplining Boyd doesn't sit well with Kristin, Ryan and—to Bud's surprise—Mike. Elsewhere, Mandy buys a new hat for Kyle, and he's confused by the meaning behind this gift. read more

Thanksgiving Season 3, Episode 9

On Thanksgiving, Mike's dad shares news about his new business venture involving a recreational marijuana store. While Mike's not pleased with the idea, he also doesn't want to seem unsupportive. read more

Vanessa Fixes Kyle Season 3, Episode 8

Vanessa persuades Mandy to dump Kyle, but then she regrets meddling and tries to repair things, doing even more harm in the process. read more

Shoveling Snow Season 3, Episode 7

Eve is eager to resume her snow-shoveling business when a snowstorm hits town. However, she soon discovers that her financially-strapped neighbor has beaten her to the punch, so Mike counsels her on capitalism. read more

Larabee for School Board Season 3, Episode 6

Mike doesn't support his neighbor's bid for election to the school board, which makes him a likely suspect in the mystery of her missing campaign signs. Elsewhere, Eve's sisters give her contradictory advice on romance; and Kyle gets jealous of Ryan. read more

Haunted House Season 3, Episode 5

Vanessa runs a haunted-house fund-raiser for Boyd's school, but her spooky concepts frighten Boyd. A concerned Mike then tries to get his grandson to overcome his fears. read more

Ryan v. John Baker Season 3, Episode 4

Kristin compares laid-back Ryan to her industrious boss, and Ryan comes up short as he remains on strike from his job. Elsewhere, Mike and Eve try to catch one another off guard as Eve works on her sniper training. read more

Pledging Season 3, Episode 3

Vanessa encourages Mandy to join a sorority, which could lead to the end of her romance with Kyle. Elsewhere, Ed pretends to be a loading-dock employee in order to investigate productivity problems. read more

Driving Lessons Season 3, Episode 2

Mike encourages Vanessa to bond with Eve by teaching Eve how to drive. Elsewhere, Mandy wants Mike to stop giving Kyle projects to work on around the house. read more

Back to School Season 3, Episode 1

In the third-season opener, Mike assists two loyal customers who need to gear up for their annual moose hunt. Meanwhile, Mike tries to convince Kristin and Ryan to transfer Boyd out of a bilingual school. read more

College Girl Season 2, Episode 18

In the second-season finale, Mandy gets into two colleges and selects a party school. Meanwhile, Kristin takes stock of her life and runs into an old coworker who's found success; and Eve's neighbor assists her with her junior ROTC contest. read more

The Fight Season 2, Episode 17

Bill McKendree taunts Mike and his family at a baseball game, and Ryan impresses Mike with how he handles the situation. Elsewhere, Mandy is deprived of modern technology, so she resorts to using an old ham radio and makes some faraway friends. read more

Private Coach Season 2, Episode 16

Mike gets Eve a private soccer coach, whom all the Baxter women find handsome and charming. read more

Breaking Curfew Season 2, Episode 15

Mike plays mind games with Mandy after he sees her sneaking into the house following a late night out with Kyle. Elsewhere, Kristin doesn't want her son to know that she's dating his dad again. read more

Buffalo Bill Day Season 2, Episode 14

Outdoor Man celebrates Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show with a skit directed by Mike, featuring Ed and Eve in starring roles. Meanwhile, Mandy flirts with Kyle, who remains unaware of her interest in him. read more

What's in a Name? Season 2, Episode 13

Mike discovers that Boyd's last name has been changed and is no longer Baxter. Meanwhile, the Baxter gals revive their old singing group and make a Valentine's Day music video, which they hope will go viral. read more

Quarterback Boyfriend Season 2, Episode 12

Mike gives a job to Mandy's new beau, the star quarterback at her school, and Mandy soon realizes he's not a star off the field when he displays a poor work ethic. Meanwhile, Kristin is confused about her relationship with Ryan. read more

Mike's Pole Season 2, Episode 11

Patriotic Mike hangs his prize U.S. flag in the yard, inspiring 14-year-old Eve to contemplate enlisting in a Junior ROTC program, which doesn't quite fly with her mother. Later, an encounter with a female soldier at a VFW leaves a mark on the aspiring young servicemember. read more

The Help Season 2, Episode 10

The Baxters' hiring of a new housekeeper brings with it questions of immigration, which ultimately lead Ed to check the green-card status of employees at Outdoor Man. Meanwhile, Kristin comes up with a clever moneymaking plan. read more

Attractive Architect Season 2, Episode 9

Mike informs Outdoor Man's longtime architect that he may lose his job to a youthful, pretty replacement. Meanwhile, Vanessa gets a promotion at work, but she worries that it was based on beauty and not merit. read more

Bullying Season 2, Episode 8

Eve gets suspended for calling a classmate a bad name, and Mike is shocked the school classifies this as bullying. Elsewhere, Ryan finds employment, and then he purchases a motorcycle, which disappoints Kristin. read more

Putting a Hit on Christmas Season 2, Episode 7

Mike wants to give Vanessa a stress-free holiday without their daughters and grandson, so he tries to send the kids away for Christmas. Meanwhile, Ed goes turkey hunting and shoots a bald eagle by mistake. read more

Circle of Life Season 2, Episode 6

Mike brings home a duck he hunted, but Kristin objects to exposing Boyd to such violence. Boyd then refuses to eat meat, prompting Mike to help his grandson understand the circle of life. read more

Mother Fracker Season 2, Episode 5

After Vanessa's disastrous presentation at career day, Eve insists that her mother resign from her environmentally irresponsible company. Mike defends Vanessa, but Eve won't back down. read more

Ed's Twice Ex-Wife Season 2, Episode 4

Vanessa's loyalty to Ed's ex-wife surprises Mike, who doesn't think Ed should reconcile with his ex. Elsewhere, Mandy wants to work with Kristin at the diner so she can earn money for a school trip, but Kristin is hesitant to put in a good word for her. read more

High Expectations Season 2, Episode 3

Mike and Vanessa clash over what to tell their neighbors regarding a vandalized car. Meanwhile, Eve gets drunk at a party after her parents refuse to allow her to quit the soccer team. read more

Dodgeball Club Season 2, Episode 2

Boyd is reprimanded at school for playing dodgeball, so Mike starts an underground dodgeball club for the local kids—even though Kristin agrees with the school on this matter. read more

Voting Season 2, Episode 1

In the second-season opener, Mandy prepares to vote in her first presidential election, and Mike and Kristin try to sway her vote in opposite directions. read more

Found Money Season 1, Episode 24

On the first-season finale, Vanessa's sister visits the Baxters, and Mike assumes she wants a loan. Meanwhile, Kristin and Kyle end their relationship, and Kyle worries about how Mike will take the news. read more

The Spotlight Season 1, Episode 23

Vanessa is acknowledged for her volunteer efforts, but her good news is overshadowed by Mike, who then tries to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Eve becomes apprehensive about starting high school; and Ed wants to use Mike as a model for an Outdoor Man figurine. read more

This Bud's for You Season 1, Episode 22

Mike's dad moves to town to begin building the new store, and Vanessa worries about Mike's health, fearing his father may unintentionally raise Mike's already-elevated blood pressure. read more

Wherefore Art Thou, Mike Baxter Season 1, Episode 21

Outdoor Man hosts its annual employee sports contest, and Mike and Ed reconsider including Kyle on their team, fearing he'll hurt their chances of winning. Elsewhere, Vanessa attempts to clarify her unenthusiastic comments about her daughters' hobbies. read more

Animal Wrongs Season 1, Episode 20

Mandy dates an animal-rights supporter, who doesn't see eye to eye with hunting enthusiast Mike. Elsewhere, Kyle and Ed bond over their newly discovered shared heritage. read more

Ding Dong Ditch Season 1, Episode 19

A teenage prankster gets hurt on the Baxter's property, and the Baxters get a bill for his injuries. Meanwhile, Kristin's busy schedule gets more challenging when she begins taking college courses. read more

Baxter & Sons Season 1, Episode 18

Mike's father and brother arrive in town and want to bid on constructing a new Outdoor Man store, reigniting a sibling rivalry between the brothers. Meanwhile, the girls help their grandfather enter the world of online dating. read more

Adrenaline Season 1, Episode 17

Tony Stewart does publicity for Mike's store, making Mike nostalgic for his days working on the road. Meanwhile, Vanessa questions whether she's lost her adventurous spirit since becoming a mother. read more

Tree of Strife Season 1, Episode 16

Mandy is thrilled by the opportunity to meet Kim Kardashian. Meanwhile, Mike fights city hall when he's ordered to remove a damaged tree on his lawn. read more

House of Spirits Season 1, Episode 15

Vanessa thinks her house is being haunted by a former occupant who passed away inside the home. Elsewhere, Kyle keeps lending money to Ed, who claims he doesn't carry cash. read more

Odd Couple Out Season 1, Episode 14

Vanessa blames Mike for their lack of party invitations, so he attempts to be friendlier and agrees to attend a neighbor's dinner party. Elsewhere, Eve damages Mandy's car while driving without a license. read more

Take Your Daughter to Work Season 1, Episode 13

Ed hires his daughter to replace Mike as Outdoor Man's new marketing consultant. read more

Moon Over Kenya Season 1, Episode 12

Vanessa fears that Mike would like to travel more for work, now that he spends more time at home. Meanwhile, Mandy decides to become a vegan, but Kristin and Eve believe it is just another one of her passing phases. read more

The Passion of the Mandy Season 1, Episode 11

Mike brings Mandy to work with him when she tries to save Ed's favorite barber shop through an Internet campaign and he's excited that she's found a passion for something; and Vanessa falls asleep at her own business presentation. read more

Last Christmas Standing Season 1, Episode 10

Boyd's father, played by Nick Jonas, returns unexpectedly, which troubles Mike and Kyle; and Mandy is hired by Ed to be an elf at the shop, and she organizes the other elves to demand perks. read more

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Season 1, Episode 9

Mike meets his lesbian neighbors and learns he has a lot in common with one of them; and Mandy discovers that her boyfriend lied to her, and she gets Kristin and Eve to help her make a special music video to get revenge. read more

House Rules Season 1, Episode 8

Mike sets new house rules for his daughters after Kyle innocently falls asleep in Kristin's bedroom after a date. read more

Home Security Season 1, Episode 7

A neighbor's home is invaded, prompting Vanessa to organize a neighborhood watch, which bothers Mike, who thinks firearms and fists are the answer to the problem. read more

Good Cop, Bad Cop Season 1, Episode 6

Vanessa asks Mike to be the one who says "no" to Mandy when she wants to try out for a modeling show, since he usually says "yes" to his daughters for everything. read more

Co-Ed Softball Season 1, Episode 5

Mike's softball team must decide whether to allow women to play; and Mandy fills out college applications while her parents try to persuade her about which college to choose. read more

Last Halloween Standing Season 1, Episode 4

Mike sneaks Boyd out of the house on Halloween to go trick-or-treating, even though Kristin has told him she's against it. read more

Grandparents Day Season 1, Episode 3

Mike gets Boyd expelled from day care when he insults the teacher on Grandparents Day, and now he has to look after Boyd; and Vanessa tries to look younger when a grandmother at the day care thinks they're the same age. read more

Last Baby Proofing Standing Season 1, Episode 2

Mike reluctantly agrees to baby proof the house at the request of the rest of his family, but then they realize they may have been overzealous with their safety precautions. Meanwhile, Mike finds Mandy a pizza-delivery job. read more

Pilot Season 1, Episode 1

Manly man Mike Baxter decides to spend more time at home with his three daughters when, in the opener, his time on the road creating a catalog as marketing director for a sporting-goods store is reduced and his wife gets a promotion. read more

Pilot; Last Baby Proofing Standing

Manly man Mike Baxter (Tim Allen) decides to spend more time at home with his three daughters when, in the opener, his time on the road creating a catalog as marketing director for a sporting-goods store is reduced and his wife gets a promotion. One of his first duties is to baby-proof the house. read more

Last Man Standing Episode: "Pilot; Last Baby Proofing Standing"

Episode Synopsis: Manly man Mike Baxter (Tim Allen) decides to spend more time at home with his three daughters when, in the opener, his time on the road creating a catalog as marketing director for a sporting-goods store is reduced and his wife gets a promotion. One of his first duties is to baby-proof the house.
Original Air Date: Oct 11, 2011
Guest Cast Paul F. Tompkins: Chester McAllister

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Premiered: October 11, 2011, on ABC
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