The Best Episodes Directed by Geoffrey Nelson

Young at Heart

#1 - Young at Heart

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 17

Jill is angry when Tim spends too much time with his new female mechanic near their anniversary.

star 7.71
317 votes
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Dead Weight

#2 - Dead Weight

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 24

Tool Time continues to be a "jewel" despite the continued excess presence of the Binford name. Things rapidly turn sad when Al decides to take his mother out to dinner to tell her he's going to get married... and she has a heart attack and dies.

star 7.70
343 votes
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Mark's Big Break

#3 - Mark's Big Break

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 16

Tim commissions Mark to make a video to celebrate the completion of his hot rod. When Tim is disappointed with the result, Mark films a new version - with a dance number set to "Greased Lightning".

star 7.62
314 votes
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Believe It or Not

#4 - Believe It or Not

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 22

On Tool Time, "Men's Convenience Week" features a visit by Grant Hill of the Detroit Pistons. Wilson becomes upset with Tim after Tim tells everyone about Wilson's encounter with an alien, something Wilson would rather Tim had kept to himself.

star 7.57
292 votes
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Family Un-Ties

#5 - Family Un-Ties

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 22

Jill wants to spend quality time with the family, but the guys take her to the hardware expo.

star 7.54
382 votes
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#6 - Adios

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 2

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.

star 7.48
356 votes
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A Night to Dismember

#7 - A Night to Dismember

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 5

It's Halloween at the Taylor's house. 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.

star 7.47
393 votes
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The Wood, the Bad and the Hungry

#8 - The Wood, the Bad and the Hungry

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 10

Benny isn't allowed on the guest list for the Thanksgiving dinner party at the Taylor house and Tim gets into the spirit of giving.

star 7.46
364 votes
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#9 - Bewitched

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.45
270 votes
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Burnin' Love

#10 - Burnin' Love

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 4

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

star 7.42
420 votes
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Taylor Got Game

#11 - Taylor Got Game

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 4

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

star 7.42
260 votes
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Room at the Top

#12 - Room at the Top

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 3

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.

star 7.42
414 votes
Communication Breakdown

#13 - Communication Breakdown

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 19

When the boys are using the phone too much, Tim has Dennis, Harry's son, install a second line.

star 7.42
413 votes
What a Drag

#14 - What a Drag

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 16

On Tool Time, Tim and Al show viewers how to prepare for a severe winter storm. When Tim falls through the gazebo he discovers a small bag of marijuana taped to the underside of the swing. Jill and Tim stake out their backyard from Wilson's to catch the culprit... to everyone's surprise, Brad is caught red-handed with the goods.

star 7.41
399 votes
Insult to Injury

#15 - Insult to Injury

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 21

Tim ignores his separated shoulder to break a Bob Vila record on Tool Time with a steamroller.

star 7.41
356 votes
I Was a Teenage Taylor

#16 - I Was a Teenage Taylor

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 7

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 door 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.

star 7.41
354 votes
Al's Fair Lady

#17 - Al's Fair Lady

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 5

Jill is concerned when Al's new rich girlfriend keeps buying him extravagant gifts in order to keep him in the relationship.

star 7.40
286 votes
Alarmed by Burglars

#18 - Alarmed by Burglars

Home Improvement Season 5 - Episode 25

When Wilson is burglarized, Jill orders Tim to put in a high security system. But instead of them having peace and quite in their house, things get worse when the alarms begin going off by themselves.

star 7.37
409 votes
The Dating Game

#19 - The Dating Game

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 10

Tim takes Al to a club to meet women after they find out Ilene is engaged.

star 7.34
381 votes

#20 - Whitewater

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 1

Jill takes Tim, Wilson, Al, and Heidi on a surprise 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.

star 7.30
397 votes
The Karate Kid Returns

#21 - The Karate Kid Returns

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 14

Everything goes well when Mark uses karate to save Randy from a bully, until the school newspaper gets hold of it. Wilson's cousins, the Beach Boys, come to visit.

star 7.27
384 votes
Home Alone

#22 - Home Alone

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 14

Tim gets preoccupied when he is left alone to write his book.

star 7.18
309 votes