Home Improvement

Home Improvement: Season 2

Buena Vista (1992)
USA | English | Color | 9h 48min

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.

Cast View all

Jonathan Taylor Thomas Randy Taylor
Zachery Ty Bryan Brad Taylor
Tim Allen Tim Taylor
Richard Karn Al Borland
Earl Hindman Wilson Wilson / Jr.
Patricia Richardson Jill Taylor
Taran Noah Smith Mark Taylor
Pamela Anderson Lisa
Betsy Randle Karen Kelly
Jessica Wesson Jennifer Sudarsky
Vicki Lewis Maureen Binford
Casey Sander Rock Lannigan
Mickey Jones Pete Bilker
Gary McGurk Dwayne Hoover
Ann Morgan Guilbert Wilson's Mother
Tony Carreiro Dave
Tom Gallop Bob
Greg Collins Roy
Jessica Tuck Leslie
Eileen Brennan Wanda
Mary-Pat Green Daphne
Mike Pniewski Andy Paxton
Polly Holliday Lillian Patterson
Rider Strong Danny
Gregg Daniel Jerry Holborne

Crew View all

Director Andy Cadiff
John Pasquin
Writer Matt Williams, Howard Michael Gould, David McFadzean, Robert Zappia, Carmen Finestra, Susan Estelle Jansen, Rosalind Moore, Billy Riback, B.K. Taylor, Darrel Campbell, Steve Gabriel, Stacey Hur, Maxine Lapiduss, Howard J. Morris
Producer John Pasquin, Matt Williams, David McFadzean, Carmen Finestra, Frank McKemy, Gayle S. Maffeo, Billy Riback, Maxine Lapiduss
Photography Donald A. Morgan
Musician Dan Foliart

Episodes View details

1 Read My Hips 30 min | Sep 15, 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.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: B.K. Taylor
Guest stars: Jennifer Wesson
2 Rites and Wrongs of Passage 30 min | Sep 22, 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.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Susan Estelle Jansen
Guest stars: Will Nye, Virginia Watson
3 Overactive Glance 30 min | Sep 29, 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.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Billy Riback
Guest stars: Debbe Dunning, Sheila Franklin, Kevin Brief, Bob Hilgenberg, Mike Randleman, Kavi Raz, Bob Hilgenberg
4 Groin Pains 30 min | Oct 06, 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.

Writer: Howard J. Morris
5 Heavy Meddle 30 min | Oct 13, 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.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Rosalind Moore
Guest stars: Eileen Brennan, Dion Anderson, Tony Carreiro, Jessica Tuck, Tom Gallop
6 The Haunting of Taylor House 30 min | 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.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Susan Estelle Jansen
Guest stars: Rider Strong, Aaron Freeman
7 Roomie for Improvement 30 min | Nov 04, 1992

Tim stays at Al's when Mark has the Chicken Pox, because Tim has never had it.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Billy Riback
Guest stars: Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti, Debra Engle
8 May the Best Man Win 30 min | Nov 11, 1992

Maureen Binford, the new producer of Tool Time, tries to change everything and Tim doesn't know how to stand up to her when Al, Jill, and Wilson are all busy.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Maxine Lapiduss
Guest stars: Vicki Lewis
9 Where There's a Will, There's a Way 30 min | Nov 18, 1992

Jill finds Tim's unfinished wills and he must decide whether to fill them out or not. Mark fears that his father is going to die.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Howard J. Morris
Guest stars: Jim Boeke, Wilson Raiser
10 Let's Did Lunch 30 min | Nov 25, 1992

Dave has Tim tell Karen that they had lunch that day, even though they didn't. The boys have trouble with the McGurn brothers.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Howard M. Gould
Guest stars: Tony Carreiro
11 Abandoned Family 30 min | Dec 02, 1992

Tim has trouble running the house while Jill is busy. Maureen Binford wants to change the show again with a section called ""Bachelor's Corner"" featuring Al.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Rosalind Moore
Guest stars: Vicki Lewis
12 I'm Scheming of a White Christmas 30 min | Dec 16, 1992

Brad and Randy start collecting money for charity, but they get in trouble from Jill for spending some of the money they raised. Maureen Binford makes more changes on Tool Time.

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: B.K. Taylor
Guest stars: Vicki Lewis, Cheryl Bentene, Tim Hauser, Alan Paul, Janis Siegel
13 Bell Bottom Blues 30 min | Jan 06, 1993

Tim complains about Jill having so many clothes in the closet, so he re-organizes it. Brad is embarassed when Tim hugs him at school.

Writer: Susan Estelle Jansen
14 Howard's End 30 min | Jan 13, 1993

Jennifer's fish dies when Brad watches it. Tim and Jill have a fight over who owns what.

Writer: Stacy Hur
15 Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing 30 min | Jan 20, 1993

Jill takes a compatability test and learns thay Tim and her are not compatible. Randy has trouble with his ventriloquist act for the talent show.

Writer: Billy Riback
16 Dances with Tools 30 min | Feb 03, 1993

Tim gets Jill ballroom dancing lessons for her anniversary present.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Rosalind Moore
Guest stars: Ann Miller, Dirk Lumbard, Mike Pniewski, Gregg Daniel
17 You're Driving Me Crazy, You're Driving Me Nuts 30 min | Feb 10, 1993

Tim refuses to ask for directions on the way to Shelia's wedding.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Maxine Lapiduss
Guest stars: Kevin Scannell, Cleto Augusto
18 Bye Bye Birdie 30 min | Feb 17, 1993

A woodpecker is a pecking pain in the neck for Tim. Brad blames a poor grade on Jennifer who refuses to let him copy her paperwork anymore.

Writer: Susan Estelle Jansen
19 Karate or Not, Here I Come 30 min | Feb 24, 1993

Hoping to boost Mark's confidence, Tim and Jill put him into a karate class. However, a boy starts bullying Mark, leading to a fight between Jill and the boy's mother!

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Billy Riback
Guest stars: Stuart Quan, Perry Anzilotti, Mary-Pat Green, Greg Collins, Ryan Tomlinson
20 Shooting Three to Make Tutu 30 min | Mar 03, 1993

Tim gets two front row seats to the Pistons game from Wilson, but Jill says he must take Mark to the ballet. Brad and Randy try a cigar while Tim is gone.

Writer: Howard M. Gould
21 Much Ado About Nana 30 min | Mar 17, 1993

Jill's mother, Nana, comes to visit and Tim notices that Jill and Nana don't talk about their problems with eachother.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Howard J. Morris
Guest stars: Paige Tamada, Polly Holliday
22 Ex Marks the Spot 30 min | Apr 13, 1993

Al invites Stacey Lewis, Tim's ex-girlfriend, over to the Taylors' house for dinner.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Billy Riback, Darrel Campbell
Guest stars: Kathleen Garrett
23 To Build or Not to Build 30 min | May 04, 1993

Tim helps the boys with Mothers' Day projects for Jill and Randy does an unsuccessful job on a birdhouse.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Robert Zappia
Guest stars: Ann Morgan Guilbert
24 Birth of a Hot Rod 30 min | May 11, 1993

While Tim is busy trying to get his hot rod to work, Jill calls a repairman to fix various things around the house.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Steve Gabriel
Guest stars: David Correia, Jeane Weygandt
25 The Great Race 30 min | May 18, 1993

Tim puts a piece from a Chinese helicopter in his lawnmower for a race against Bob Vila. Brad and Randy get Mark to eat a tadpole so that he can play with them.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Writer: Matt Williams, David McFadzean, Carmen Finestra
Guest stars: Bob Vila, Shawn Shea
26 Season 2 Bloopers 30 min


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