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Home Improvement Season 8 Episodes

28 Episodes 1998 - 1999

Episode 1

Whitewater

Tue, Sep 22, 1998 30 mins

Jill surprises Tim with a river-rafting trip for his birthday, sinking his plan to attend a NASCAR event.

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Episode 2

Adios

Tue, Sep 29, 1998 30 mins

Randy is selected to go to Costa Rica for a year to study the rain forest, and Jill's worried. So Tim decides to "fix things".

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Episode 3

All in the Family

Tue, Oct 6, 1998 30 mins

Tim takes offense when Jill doesn't like the romantic match of her sister and Tim's brother.

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Episode 4

Taylor Got Game

Tue, Oct 13, 1998 30 mins

Brad wants to skip college and play pro soccer in England.

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Episode 5

Al's Fair Lady

Tue, Oct 20, 1998 30 mins

Al is uncomfortable with the expensive gift he receives from his girlfriend for their one-month anniversary.

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Episode 6

Bewitched

Tue, Oct 27, 1998 30 mins

When Wilson disappears, Tim suspects the woman he advised Wilson to dump---who claims to be a witch.

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Episode 7

Not-So-Great Scott

Tue, Nov 3, 1998 30 mins

Jill's new therapy patient confides an affair with a married man---Heidi's husband.

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Episode 8

Tim's First Car

Tue, Nov 10, 1998 30 mins

Tim wants to buy and restore his first car, which he finds at a junkyard. Meanwhile, Mark films Brad's video résumé for college.

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Episode 9

Mr. Likable

Tue, Nov 17, 1998 30 mins

To capitalise on his popularity, Al hires a manager---who gets him an acting role.

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Episode 10

Thanks, but No Thanks

Tue, Nov 24, 1998 30 mins

Tim offers to house his separated brother and his two kids without discussing it with Jill and the boys first.

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Episode 11

Home for the Holidays

Tue, Dec 8, 1998 30 mins

The Taylors' Christmas is buoyed by a visit from Randy, who feels lost amid the changes since he left.

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Episode 12

Ploys for Tots

Tue, Dec 15, 1998 30 mins

Neither her dad nor her Uncle Tim can resist Claire when she throws a tantrum to get her way.

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Episode 13

Chop Shop 'til You Drop

Tue, Jan 5, 1999 30 mins

A "Tool Time" salute to used cars helps Brad pick out his first vehicle, which is promptly stolen and stripped.

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Episode 14

Home Alone

Tue, Jan 19, 1999 30 mins

Budding author Tim imagines appearing with Oprah Winfrey, Leeza Gibbons and Jay Leno as he procrastinates starting his book, for which the advance has already been spent.

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Episode 15

Knee Deep

Tue, Feb 2, 1999 30 mins

Brad blames Tim for an accident that hurt his knee, and possibly his soccer future; Penn and Teller appear on "Tool Time".

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Episode 16

Mark's Big Break

Tue, Feb 9, 1999 30 mins

Tim asks Mark to create a video to accompany the unveiling of his hot rod on "Tool Time". But the video leaves something to be desired.

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Episode 17

Young at Heart

Tue, Feb 16, 1999 30 mins

Tim's new mechanic happens to be a beautiful blonde, who delays him for his anniversary dinner with Jill.

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Episode 18

Love's Labor Lost 1

Tue, Feb 23, 1999 30 mins

Part 1 of two. Physical irregularities remind Jill to see her gynecologist, who finds she has a fibroid tumour.

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Episode 19

Love's Labor Lost 2

Tue, Mar 2, 1999 30 mins

Conclusion. Jill's mother helps welcome her home after her hysterectomy---and helps Tim understand what Jill is going through.

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Episode 20

Neighbors

Tue, Mar 16, 1999 30 mins

Deeming Wilson's proposed backyard greenhouse an eyesore, Tim launches an offensive to deter the project.

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Episode 21

A Hardware Habit to Break

Tue, Mar 30, 1999 30 mins

Tim overrides Jill's veto of his plan to buy Harry's Hardware; then he watches as business drops.

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Episode 22

Loose Lips, Freudian Slips

Tue, May 4, 1999 30 mins

Jill's professor witnesses her insulting remarks about him after Mark records them for his student film.

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Episode 23

Trouble a Bruin

Tue, May 11, 1999 30 mins

Jill and Tim clash over Brad's decision to play on his bad knee in hopes of wowing a college recruiter. Meanwhile, Binford strips Tim's set of contraband tools.

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Episode 24

Dead Weight

Tue, May 18, 1999 30 mins

Al's mother drops dead moments after he announces his plans to propose to Trudy. In the meantime, a Binford lackey tries to give the show a new edge by having Tim "blow more things up".

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Episode 25

The Long and Winding Road 1

Tue, May 18, 1999 30 mins

In Part 1 of the three-part series finale, Tim quits "Tool Time," and Jill gets an offer that divides the family.

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Episode 26

The Long and Winding Road 2

Tue, May 25, 1999 30 mins

In the middle of a three-parter, Tim prepares to tape his final "Tool Time"; Jill sets up for Al's wedding to Trudy and begins to have second thoughts about moving to Indiana.

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Episode 27

The Long and Winding Road 3

Tue, May 25, 1999 30 mins

In the conclusion of the three-part series finale, Tim tapes his final "Tool Time"; Jill sets up for Al's wedding to Trudy and begins to have second thoughts about moving to Indiana.

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Episode 28

Backstage Pass

Tue, May 25, 1999 30 mins

A behind-the-scenes look at the sitcom.

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