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Comedy about the host of a small do-it-yourself TV show, his independent wife and their trio of growing boys. The series is based on the stand-up comedy routines of star Tim Allen.
28 Episodes 1998 - 1999
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.
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".
Tue, Oct 6, 1998 30 mins
Tim takes offense when Jill doesn't like the romantic match of her sister and Tim's brother.
Tue, Oct 13, 1998 30 mins
Brad wants to skip college and play pro soccer in England.
Tue, Oct 20, 1998 30 mins
Al is uncomfortable with the expensive gift he receives from his girlfriend for their one-month anniversary.
Tue, Oct 27, 1998 30 mins
When Wilson disappears, Tim suspects the woman he advised Wilson to dump---who claims to be a witch.
Tue, Nov 3, 1998 30 mins
Jill's new therapy patient confides an affair with a married man---Heidi's husband.
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.
Tue, Nov 17, 1998 30 mins
To capitalise on his popularity, Al hires a manager---who gets him an acting role.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue, Mar 16, 1999 30 mins
Deeming Wilson's proposed backyard greenhouse an eyesore, Tim launches an offensive to deter the project.
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.
Tue, May 4, 1999 30 mins
Jill's professor witnesses her insulting remarks about him after Mark records them for his student film.
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.
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".
In Part 1 of the three-part series finale, Tim quits "Tool Time," and Jill gets an offer that divides the family.
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.
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.
A behind-the-scenes look at the sitcom.