The Best Episodes of Home Improvement
Last Updated: Apr 7, 2019
Home Improvement is a family sitcom about Tim "The Tool man" Taylor (Tim Allen), the host of a local cable home improvement show called "Tool Time." Home Improvement looks at Tim at work, and at home, as the husband of Jill (Patricia Richardson) and the father to three teenage boys. Having been married for almost 20 years, Tim and Jill have had their share of fights, but with the help of their wise, mysterious neighbor Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. (Earl Hindman), things often turn out all right.
#1 - Backstage Pass
Season 8 - Episode 28
A retrospective look at eight years of the hit comedy, including interviews with the cast, unseen bloopers and Wilsons entire face being revealed.
#5 - An Older Woman
Season 7 - Episode 13
Brad's getting MARRIED... well, maybe not after Tim and Jill get through with him. The Taylor parents try to make Brad realize that he's not ready for the commitment of marriage to a college girl he just recently met at a party.
#6 - The Long and Winding Road (3)
Season 8 - Episode 27
Tim records his finale Tool Time, with a host of guests - and a pregnant Heidi. Morgan offers Tim more money and an executive producer credit to stay with the show, but Tim rejects his offer. Jill makes a decision about the Indiana job offer. Wilson and Tim take down their fence to make more room for Al and Trudy's wedding. Harry and Delores return for the happy occasion, while Benny, Marty and Jeff bet on the outcome. The Taylor's decide to go to Indiana, taking their house with them in the ultimate home project - or is it just a figment of Tim's imagination?
#7 - A Marked Man
Season 4 - Episode 25
Al tells Tim and Jill that one of their boys may have stolen a pocket knife. They don't believe their boys would steal, but they find the knife in Mark's pocket in the laundry.
#9 - A Night to Dismember
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.
#12 - Jill's Passion
Season 7 - Episode 7
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.
#15 - The Naked Truth
Season 4 - Episode 19
When Marty and Nancy are staying with the Taylors, Tim walks in on Nancy in the shower thinking she is Jill. Meanwhile, Randy goes to a Bar Mitzvah and must come home after he splits his trousers.
#18 - What a Drag
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.
#19 - Too Many Cooks
Season 3 - Episode 19
When Irma can't host her show (Cooking with Irma) for a week, she asks Al to fill-in as host and Tim to be his assistant. Tim has a hard time not being the center of attention, but when Jill shows him that he can assist her he decides to continue to help Al. Randy finds it hard to talk to a girl in his class named Beth.
#20 - Futile Attraction
Season 7 - Episode 18
Tim becomes suspicious that Heidi and Al are having a hot affair when he finds out she has separated from her husband; he sets out to find out exactly how much of an affair they are having. On Tool Time, Tim adds a little MORE POWER to his golf swing when golf-pro Payne Stewart guests.
#21 - I Was a Teenage Taylor
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.
#23 - Let Them Eat Cake
Season 5 - Episode 6
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.
#24 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
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.