Home Improvement was one of the most popular TV shows of the 1990s. The show starred Tim Allen as a know-it-all gadget man who specialized in making home repairs. He was assisted by his mild-mannered assistant Al Borland.
“Home Improvement” lasted eight seasons and was a hit. It launched the career of several actors and received several awards. Some of the most notable awards include the Young Artist Awards, the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Kids’ Choice Awards, and the ASCAP Award.
In addition to being a hit, the show helped to define the DIY home improvement television market. It also helped to launch the acting careers of numerous actors, including Tim Allen, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and Pamela Anderson.
“Home Improvement” aired on ABC from 1991 to 1999. It was inspired by Tim Allen’s stand-up comedy routines.
Tim Allen was the star of the show, and it focused on his family’s eccentric life. His sons were also featured. Several actors made guest appearances. Among them were David Visentin and Hilary Farr.
A spin-off show, Tool Time, was conceived as a parody of This Old House. Tim Allen was the host, with Al Borland and a “tool time girl” named Lisa.
A few years later, the show was re-named Home Improvement. It was renewed for a second season. By the time the show ended in 1999, it had become a cultural phenomenon.
After the show’s run, Home Improvement received many more accolades. Tim Allen’s acting career took off and he appeared in several other successful sitcoms.