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Home Improvement

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Comedy Family Rated: All (TV-G)1991 - 19998 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Hulu 

Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched sitcoms in the American market, winning many awards. The series launched Tim Allen's acting career and also was the start of the television career of Pamela Anderson, who was part of the recurring cast for the first two seasons.Home Improvement featuring Taran Noah Smith and Jonathan Taylor Thomas has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a comedy and family show with 204 episodes over 8 seasons. Home Improvement is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (36,124 votes).

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203 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

S01 E01

Sep 17, 1991
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Pilot Sep 17, 1991 After Jill explicitly tells Tim not to touch the dishwasher, he breaks it in an attempt to make it more powerful; more of a "man's" dishwasher. Jill has a job interview, but she doesn't get it and when Tim tries to comfort her, he only makes matters worse. After talking to Wilson, Tim tries again and succeeds.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Mow Better Blues

S01 E02

Sep 26, 1991
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Mow Better Blues Sep 26, 1991 After breaking one of Tim's tools that has been in the family for twenty years, Mark fears that he will be traded in after Brad and Randy make up a story about ""Peter"", their former brother that was traded in after he broke one of Tim's flashlights.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Off Sides

S01 E03

Oct 1, 1991
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Off Sides Oct 1, 1991 When she can't find a babysitter, Jill has a magician watch the kids while she and Tim go on their romantic dinner. However, Tim is too distracted by a football game to pay attention to her. Meanwhile, the kids accidentally lock the magician in a trunk.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Satellite On A Hot Tim's Roof

S01 E04

Oct 8, 1991
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Satellite On A Hot Tim's Roof Oct 8, 1991 Tim becomes green with envy while putting up a new satellite dish on the roof when Jill's teacher visits.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Wild Kingdom

S01 E05

Oct 15, 1991
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Wild Kingdom Oct 15, 1991 While working in the basement, Tim hears some strange noises. Is it a mouse or is it a creepy crawly snake?

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Season 01, Episode 06 Adventures In Fine Dining

S01 E06

Oct 22, 1991
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Adventures In Fine Dining Oct 22, 1991 Tim bets Jill that he can teach the boys some table manners.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Nothing More Than Feelings

S01 E07

Oct 29, 1991
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Nothing More Than Feelings Oct 29, 1991 After Jill drove while her oil light was on, Tim shares this with the Tool Time audience and the other guys say their wives don't respect their tools.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Read My Hips

S02 E01

Sep 16, 1992
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Read My Hips Sep 16, 1992 Jill has planned a romantic surprise dinner for Tim, who is at Big Mike's with Al and the guys from K&B Construction. He phones home and she flirts with him, and he doesn't notice and comes home two hours late. Jill is upset and accuses him of not picking up all the signals she sends. Tim thinks that signals should be clear and dresses up as Fred the phone repairman so he can fix the problem. Brad is wondering whether Jennifer pounding him is a sign that she wants to kiss him.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Rites And Wrongs Of Passage

S02 E02

Sep 23, 1992
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Rites And Wrongs Of Passage Sep 23, 1992 Tim still lets Brad off the hook and go to the planned truck rally after he pulls a prank at school, until he throws rocks at a greenhouse.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Overactive Glance

S02 E03

Sep 30, 1992
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Overactive Glance Sep 30, 1992 Jill and Karen thinks that Tim will look at a woman in a restaurant, after he checks out a woman on Tool Time. Randy has trouble playing football.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Groin Pains

S02 E04

Oct 7, 1992
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Groin Pains Oct 7, 1992 Tim pulls a groin muscle when trying to impress Jill by carrying a big trunk of books. Randy plays Peter Pan in the school play, but the school doesn't have the necessary machine for him to fly.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Heavy Meddle

S02 E05

Oct 14, 1992
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Heavy Meddle Oct 14, 1992 When Tim throws a party to celebrate putting in the hot rod's engine, Jill decides to hook her friend Karen up with one of the guys coming to the party and ends up ruining Tim's day with a barbeque. Meanwhile, the boys have problems with the McGurn brothers.

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Season 02, Episode 06 The Haunting Of Taylor House

S02 E06

Oct 28, 1992
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The Haunting Of Taylor House Oct 28, 1992 Brad and Jennifer plan to dress like Raggedy Anne and Raggedy Andy on Halloween, but she shows up dressed like Danny. After Danny bothers Jennifer and Jill, Tim scares him.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Roomie For Improvement

S02 E07

Nov 4, 1992
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Roomie For Improvement Nov 4, 1992 Tim stays at Al's when Mark has the Chicken Pox, because Tim has never had it.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Maybe, Baby

S03 E01

Sep 15, 1993
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Maybe, Baby Sep 15, 1993 Jill's sister Carol is having a baby girl. When they talk about the baby's name and Jill is going through the boys' baby toys, she wishes she could have a baby girl. Tim tells Randy and Brad that Jill always wanted a girl so they tell Mark that Jill wished he had been a girl. This upsets Mark and when Jill wants to bake a cake with him, he doesn't want to. When she finds out the truth, she tells Mark that what Randy and Brad told him isn't true. Tim is also upset because he doesn't want another child. But he feels alright again when Jill tells him that they don't have the time for another child.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Aisle See You In My Dreams

S03 E02

Sep 22, 1993
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Aisle See You In My Dreams Sep 22, 1993 At Al's 35th birthday, he wants a wife and kids, so Jill fixes him up with Ilene Markham. Al finds out that Ilene wants kids too, so he proposes to her on Tool Time. Randy and Brad write a letter to Mark pretending to be Isaiah Thomas, so Tim and Jill tell Mark to get revenge.

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Season 03, Episode 03 This Joke's For You

S03 E03

Sep 29, 1993
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This Joke's For You Sep 29, 1993 Tim stops telling jokes and screwing up on Tool Time after he installs an intercom and hears Randy call him a screw up. Brad wants to read ""David Copperfield"" so he can talk to it to Jennifer, but he finds out it's not about the magician and Jennifer breaks up with him.

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Season 03, Episode 04 A Sew, Sew Evening

S03 E04

Oct 6, 1993
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A Sew, Sew Evening Oct 6, 1993 Tim has trouble with Joe Morton, his new neighbor, after Joe dents part of his hot rod. Jill becomes good friends with Marie Morton, Joe's wife. Brad signs up for home ec. as his elective to meet girls, but when the other boys in school find out about his plan, it doesn't work out the way he planned.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Arrivederci, Binford

S03 E05

Oct 13, 1993
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Arrivederci, Binford Oct 13, 1993 Tim is afraid to cry after Mr. Binford, his boss and close friend, passes away.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Crazy For You

S03 E06

Oct 27, 1993
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Crazy For You Oct 27, 1993 It's halloween and as usually Tim is up to his old tricks, however Jill plans a prank of her own. Tim gets flowers from a fan named Rose but soon strange things start happpening. She keeps calling him, Wilson thinks she is obesseed with him, Tim tries to hide but it's no use.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Blow Up

S03 E07

Nov 3, 1993
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Blow Up Nov 3, 1993 Tim accidentally blows up a bad picture of Jill for her library fundraising dinner. Meanwhile, Al takes the boys miniature golfing and throws a fit after Brad gets a hole-in-one.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Back In The Saddle Shoes Again

S04 E01

Sep 20, 1994
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Back In The Saddle Shoes Again Sep 20, 1994 Jill is laid off and decides to go back to college, causing Tim to become afraid that he will lose Jill to more intelligent men.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Don't Tell Momma

S04 E02

Sep 27, 1994
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Don't Tell Momma Sep 27, 1994 Jill dents the car, so Tim decides to fix it but he accidently drops a three ton beam on it and tries to hide it from Jill. Meanwhile, Brad and Randy are kicked off of the school bus for gluing Vinnie McGurn's, a bully's, butt.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Death Begins At Forty

S04 E03

Oct 4, 1994
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Death Begins At Forty Oct 4, 1994 Tim begins concerned about his health when his 40th birthday nears and Harry, the owner of Harry's Hardware, has a heart attack.

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Season 04, Episode 04 The Eyes Don't Have It

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Oct 11, 1994
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The Eyes Don't Have It Oct 11, 1994 When Tim and Jill find out Mark is having trouble at school, they think it is because they neglect him, but the real reason is that he needs glasses.

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Season 04, Episode 05 He Ain't Heavy, He's Just Irresponsible

S04 E05

Oct 18, 1994
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He Ain't Heavy, He's Just Irresponsible Oct 18, 1994 Tim's brother Marty comes by to tell him that he's leaving his wife and kids. But Tim's advice turns Marty against him. Meanwhile, Tim creates a hole in the floor and Jill has trouble working on her psychology report.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Borland Ambition

S04 E06

Oct 25, 1994
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Borland Ambition Oct 25, 1994 Harry offers to sell Tim 20 percent of his hardware store (that Harry's brother is selling). Jill doesn't let Tim buy it, so Al decides to purchase it. When Al becomes obsessed with the store, this drives everyone crazy, even Ilene when he skips a date with her, and Tim decides to confront him about it.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Let's Go To The Videotape

S04 E07

Nov 8, 1994
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Let's Go To The Videotape Nov 8, 1994 After taping Jill's speech, he accidentally leaves the record button on when he critiques her speech. After Jill sees the video, Tim reads some of her psychology books and tapes a fake conversation with his buddies, complimenting Jill.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 A Taylor Runs Through It

S05 E01

Sep 19, 1995
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A Taylor Runs Through It Sep 19, 1995 At Jill's cousin's wedding, Tim tries to squeeze in sports for him in the boys. After Jill gets tired of writing her speech for the wedding, she decides to go water skiing with the boys and gets injured.

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Season 05, Episode 02 The First Temptation Of Tim

S05 E02

Sep 26, 1995
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The First Temptation Of Tim Sep 26, 1995 Bud Harper, Tim's new boss, wants to replace Al because younger viewers don't like him. Meanwhile, Brad gets detention on the first day of school and additional detention for misbehaving during detention.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Her Cheatin' Mind

S05 E03

Oct 3, 1995
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Her Cheatin' Mind Oct 3, 1995 After Tim becomes threatened by one of Jill's classmates, he joins her book club.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Jill's Surprise Party

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Oct 17, 1995
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Jill's Surprise Party Oct 17, 1995 Tim invites everyone over to the house for Jill's surprise birthday party, but Jill is off looking for her childhood piano.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Advise And Repent

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Oct 24, 1995
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Advise And Repent Oct 24, 1995 Jill gets an A on her psychology paper and starts dispensing psychiatric advice. Unfortunately, this leads to marital problems for Randy's girlfriend's parents.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Let Them Eat Cake

S05 E06

Oct 31, 1995
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Let Them Eat Cake Oct 31, 1995 Brad throws a Halloween party for his new friends at school while Tim, Jill, Al, and Ilene attend a cable awards show. The Tool Time cast hopes to win an award, but it appears that Cooking with Irma will sweep the event as it has every other year.

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Season 05, Episode 07 The Look

S05 E07

Nov 7, 1995
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The Look Nov 7, 1995 Tim gets "the look" from Jill after spending $4,000 on season tickets for the Detroit Pistons.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 At Sea

S06 E01

Sep 17, 1996
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At Sea Sep 17, 1996 Jill finds Brad making out with his girlfriend in his room. When Jill asks Tim to have a man-to-man talk with Brad, Tim is a little reluctant to do it. Not because he doesn't feel Brad needs it, but because it's something he's never done before with a kid. Tool Time goes to sea in another on-location shoot, with Tim, Al and Heidi boarding the USS Constellation aircraft carrier as part of their salute to engines.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Future Shock

S06 E02

Sep 24, 1996
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Future Shock Sep 24, 1996 Tim and Jill both reminisce about their senior years.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Workshop 'Til You Drop

S06 E03

Oct 1, 1996
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Workshop 'Til You Drop Oct 1, 1996 When Bud gets divorced, Tim and Jill go to a couples therapy workshop.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Burnin' Love

S06 E04

Oct 8, 1996
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Burnin' Love Oct 8, 1996 Tim tells Randy to go for Lauren, who likes cars, but he finds out she is dating Jason, Brad's friend.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Al's Video

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Oct 15, 1996
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Al's Video Oct 15, 1996 When Al is the producer of a video, he selects Tim to direct, until Tim gets too bossy. Jill gets a computer.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Whose Car Is It Anyway?

S06 E06

Oct 22, 1996
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Whose Car Is It Anyway? Oct 22, 1996 Jill buys a foreign sports car with money from an inheritance and forbids Tim to drive it.

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Season 06, Episode 07 I Was A Teenage Taylor

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Oct 29, 1996
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I Was A Teenage Taylor Oct 29, 1996 It's a battle of halloween pranks. First Tim scares Al, then Brad and Randy scare Jill, then a strange man shows up at the dooor asking to see the basement. Jill, Tim and Wilson tell the boys that years ago a man named Clifford Warren was accused of killing his brother, but because of his mental problems he was put in an insane hospital. Little do the boys know that it's a halloween prank. They invite Al to help them pull a prank on their own, but Al and Wilson pull a prank on the Taylors.

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Season 7

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Season 07, Episode 01 Quest For Fire

S07 E01

Sep 23, 1997
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Quest For Fire Sep 23, 1997 The Taylors vacation at a Lake Michigan resort... while Tim tries to give MORE POWER to the BBQ concept, Randy meets with Lauren and Brad breaks up with Angela. Mark's changing, but is it for the better? Tim is seriously considering quitting Tool Time and moving permanently to this country resort.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Clash Of The Taylors

S07 E02

Sep 30, 1997
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Clash Of The Taylors Sep 30, 1997 Tim and Randy disagree on Binford's environmental policies. Jill gets an internship counseling families.

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Season 07, Episode 03 Room At The Top

S07 E03

Oct 7, 1997
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Room At The Top Oct 7, 1997 Jill wants Tim to build her an office in the attic, and then changes her mind at the last minute; Tim makes a big deal about it.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Pump You Up

S07 E04

Oct 14, 1997
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Pump You Up Oct 14, 1997 Tim pushes Brad after he gets a soccer scholarship. Randy and Lauren, his girlfriend, want to go on another date, but not a double date with two of their friends. The guys from k&B construction guest on tool time.

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Season 07, Episode 05 A Night To Dismember

S07 E05

Oct 28, 1997
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A Night To Dismember Oct 28, 1997 Mark decides to do a horror video for his class using different scenes from old horror shows and movies, but Jill and Tim don't like the idea when they sneak a preview at Mark's video.

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Season 07, Episode 06 The Niece

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Nov 4, 1997
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The Niece Nov 4, 1997 Willow, Wilson's niece, comes to stay, which makes it so that Wilson has no time to spend with Tim.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Jill's Passion

S07 E07

Nov 11, 1997
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Jill's Passion Nov 11, 1997 Ian, a man Jill met at the YMCA gym, asks her out, mistaking Tim for her brother. That night Jill has a dream about him. But after talking to Patty, a friend, and Tim she straightens it out.

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Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 Whitewater

S08 E01

Sep 22, 1998
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Whitewater Sep 22, 1998 Jill takes Tim, Wilson, Al, and Heidi on a suprise river rafting trip for Tim's birthday, but he wanted to relax that day. Meanwhile, Brad and Mark try to get a grape soda stain out of the couch.

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Season 08, Episode 02 Adios

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Sep 29, 1998
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Adios Sep 29, 1998 When Randy is unexpectedly accepted into a year long environmental study program in Costa Rica, Tim and Jill find it difficult in letting go. Meanwhile, on Tool Time, auditions are held for a song lyric contest for the Tool Time theme.

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Season 08, Episode 03 All In The Family

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Oct 6, 1998
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All In The Family Oct 6, 1998 Tim and Jill's plans to spend some time together are interupted when Tim's brother and Jill's sister anounce that they are an item.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Taylor Got Game

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Oct 13, 1998
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Taylor Got Game Oct 13, 1998 While Brad studies for his SAT's, a friend of Wilson's offers him the chance to play professional international soccer in Europe.

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Season 08, Episode 05 Al's Fair Lady

S08 E05

Oct 20, 1998
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Al's Fair Lady Oct 20, 1998 Jill is concerned when Al's new rich girlfriend keeps buying him extravagant gifts in order to keep him in the relationship.

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Season 08, Episode 06 Bewitched

S08 E06

Oct 27, 1998
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Bewitched Oct 27, 1998 At a Halloween party Tim encourages Wilson to break up with his girlfriend. who claims to be a witch. But, after he dumps her he mysteriously disappears. Tim blames the witch but when the police arrive Tim is accused of Wilson's disappearance.

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Season 08, Episode 07 Not-So-Great Scott

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Nov 3, 1998
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Not-So-Great Scott Nov 3, 1998 When Tim overhears Jill saying that one of her patients is having an affair with Heidi's husband, Tim has trouble keeping it from Heidi.

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