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Home Improvement Season 7 Episodes

25 Episodes 1997 - 1998

Episode 1

Quest for Fire

Tue, Sep 23, 1997 30 mins

While on holiday in northern Michigan, Tim informs the family that he wants to move there permanently.

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Episode 2

Clash of the Taylors

Tue, Sep 30, 1997 30 mins

Journalist Randy takes a hard line with Tim's boss in an interview about Binford's poor pollution record.

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Episode 3

Room at the Top

Tue, Oct 7, 1997 30 mins

Tim starts converting the attic into an office for Jill, who changes her mind after a required stint in therapy.

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Episode 4

Pump You Up

Tue, Oct 14, 1997 30 mins

Tim turns into a trainer after hearing of a potential soccer scholarship for Brad, who develops an all-star ego. Bodybuilder Cory Everson has a cameo. Lauren: Courtney Peldon. Greg: Kyle Howard. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 5

A Night to Dismember

Tue, Oct 28, 1997 30 mins

Mark and friend Ronny make a horror movie starring the Taylors. But Jill and Tim wonder if the nature of the film signals a problem in Mark.

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Episode 6

The Niece

Tue, Nov 4, 1997 30 mins

Wilson's niece visits for his birthday, and accepts his invitation to stay a while, but comes to feel smothered by his attention.

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Episode 7

Jill's Passion

Tue, Nov 11, 1997 30 mins

Jill is flattered when a man (who likes opera!) flirts with her, but she's alarmed by his assumption that she and Tim are siblings. Ian: Tom Wopat. Patty: Tammy Lauren. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 8

Losing My Religion

Tue, Nov 18, 1997 30 mins

Randy's work at a hospice reinforces his questioning of values, and spawns a decision to stop attending church. Father Mike: Dan Aykroyd. Elaine: Eileen Heckart. Becky: Lauren Tuerk. Willow: China Kantner.

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Episode 9

Thanksgiving

Tue, Nov 25, 1997 30 mins

The Taylors spend Thanksgiving at the Silverdome, where Tim's untimely tinkering causes a problem for all in attendance. Irv: Alex Rocco. Ted: Tom Poston. Al: Richard Karn.

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Episode 10

The Dating Game

Tue, Dec 9, 1997 30 mins

Tim gives Al moral support at a singles bar, where the assistant tells a pair of women that he's the star of "Tool Time".

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Episode 11

Bright Christmas

Tue, Dec 16, 1997 30 mins

Jill is unnerved when her recently widowed mother asks to invite over a male friend for Christmas. Lillian: Polly Holliday. Parker: George Coe. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Al: Richard Karn. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 12

The Old College Try

Tue, Jan 6, 1998 30 mins

Tim bonds with a few students when he teaches auto mechanics at a community college, but it's not the fountain of youth he's idealized. Brett: Josh Blake. Grant: Steve Monroe. Billy: Ronreaco Lee. Felix: Al Fann. Harry: Blake Clark.

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Episode 13

An Older Woman

Tue, Jan 20, 1998 30 mins

Brad's new girlfriend is a 20-year-old college junior (Maggie Lawson). Brad: Zachery Ty Bryan. Tim: Tim Allen. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Al: Richard Karn.

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Episode 14

Tim 'The Landlord' Taylor

Tue, Feb 3, 1998 30 mins

Tim makes Al sign a lease for a rental property, then hesitates to accept his responsibility for repairs. Al: Richard Karn. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Randy: Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 15

Say Goodnight, Gracie

Tue, Feb 10, 1998 30 mins

Tim's baby-sitting time with his niece sparks a desire to have a daughter; which also manifests itself on "Tool Time." Gracie: Kristen Hooper. Marty: William O'Leary. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 16

What a Drag

Tue, Feb 24, 1998 30 mins

After Tim tumbles onto a stash of pot in the back yard, he and Jill stake out the scene to see which of their sons will grab it. Al: Richard Karn. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Tim: Tim Allen. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Brad: Zachery Ty Bryan.

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Episode 17

Taking Jill for Granite

Tue, Mar 3, 1998 30 mins

"The granite guy" Tim hires to finish remodeling the kitchen is the same hunk who once asked Jill out, a fact she decides to keep from Tim. Patty: Tammy Lauren. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Al: Richard Karn. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 18

Futile Attraction

Tue, Mar 17, 1998 30 mins

Al becomes Heidi's best friend when she experiences marital trouble, but Tim suspects they're more than friends. Golfer Payne Stewart has a cameo. Heidi: Debbe Dunning. Al: Richard Karn. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 19

Desperately Seeking Willow

Tue, Mar 17, 1998 30 mins

Wilson' s niece fails to let the Taylors know her whereabouts while she's staying with them. Willow: China Kantner. Lance: Neil Barton. Jill: Patricia Richardson. Tim: Tim Allen. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Al: Richard Karn.

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Episode 20

The Write Stuff

Tue, Mar 31, 1998 30 mins

Brad's puff piece for the school paper bumps Randy's well-researched article off the front page. Brian: Kaj-Erik Eriksen. Matt: Justin Shenkarow. Brad: Zachery Ty Bryan. Randy: Jonathan Taylor Thomas.

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Episode 21

The Son Also Mooches

Tue, Apr 21, 1998 30 mins

Tim's brother Jeff moves in with their mother when his business fails. Lucille: Bonnie Bartlett. Marty: William O'Leary. Delvin: Graham Jarvis. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Al: Richard Karn. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 22

Believe It or Not

Tue, Apr 28, 1998 30 mins

Tim betrays Wilson's confidence by spreading his story of an alien encounter. Grant Hill has a cameo. Wilson: Earl Hindman. Benny: Jim Labriola. Tony: Bill Ferrell. Marty: William O'Leary. Tim: Tim Allen.

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Episode 23

Rebel Without Night Driving Privileges

Tue, May 5, 1998 30 mins

Tim and Jill ban the newly licensed Randy from driving at night, but they disagree on how long it should last. And Randy doesn't agree at all. Randy: Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Ronnie: Kaylan Romero. Tim: Tim Allen

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Episode 24

Tool Thousand One---A Space Odyssey

Tue, May 12, 1998 30 mins

Tim and Al become candidates for a space-shuttle mission that will utilize a Binford tool. Astronauts Ken Bowersox and Steve Hawley have cameos. Fred: Randy Thompson. Doctor: Harry S. Murphy. Mark: Taran Smith.

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Episode 25

From Top to Bottom

Tue, May 19, 1998 30 mins

Jill embarrasses Tim when she tries to explain his behavior on a women's talk show. Barbara: Joan Lunden. Diane: Judyann Elder. Kathleen: Lisa Robins. Sparky: Pat Cronin. Jill: Patricia Richardson.

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