Aug 16, 2022
Tool Time was conceived as a parody of the PBS home-improvement show This Old House. Tim and Al are caricatures of the two principal cast members of This Old House, host Bob Vila and master carpenter Norm Abram. Al Borland has a beard and at all times wears plaid shirts when taping an episode, reflecting Norm Abram’s appearance on This Old House. Bob Vila appeared as a visitor star on several episodes of Home Improvement, while Tim Allen and Pamela Anderson both appeared on Bob Vila’s show Home Again.
- An early episode exhibits a flashback to the premiere of Tool Time, by which Tim has a full beard, and introduces Al, who for the only time in the entire sequence is proven clean-shaven.
- Midway all through the show’s run, it was competing in opposition to another extremely rated sitcom, Frasier, which slightly dropped the rankings.
- A $2.6 billion mutual financial