‘Last Man Standing’ and ‘Home Improvement’ crossover leaves fans wanting reboot

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On Thursday night’s episode of “Last Man Standing,” actor Tim Allen reprised his role of Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor from his former show “Home Improvement.”

In the crossover event, Taylor wants to meet Allen’s current character, Mike Baxter, because he heard they looked so much alike. 

At one point, Mike tells Tim, “You might want to think of rebooting that ‘Tool Time’,” which sent fans into a frenzy on social media. 

“Did this episode of @LastManStanding just tease a reboot of tool time?” asked one fan


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Tim Allen on How New Show ‘Assembly Required’ Is Like ‘Tool Time’

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What time is it? Well, it’s almost time for “Home Improvement” stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn to reunite for new History channel competition “Assembly Required,” a project that’s a perfect fit for two guys who hosted the fictional handyman show “Tool Time” for eight years.

But Allen says he “never even thought about” having Karn host this series, which he called “kind of a live version of ‘Tool Time.’” (Even though “Assembly Required” is not live, to be clear.)

“My only hesitation was I didn’t want to embarrass myself,” Allen told reporters during a virtual panel for “Assembly Required”

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Tim Allen and Richard Karn of ‘Tool Time’ returning to TV

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Fasten your tool belts. 

Tim Allen and Richard Karn, perhaps better known as Tim “The Toolman” Taylor and Al Borland of “Tool Time” on ’90s prime-time comedy “Home Improvement,” are reuniting in a new competition show on the History Channel.

The unscripted series, dubbed “Assembly Required,” has contestants go head-to-head to construct wild inventions and appliance mashups, including a combo ice melter/leaf blower, a lounger-lawn mower and something called a “BBQ bicycle,” Variety reports. It will premiere Tuesday at 10 p.m.

Allen, 67, described it as a “kind of a live version of ‘Tool Time,’” to reporters at a

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‘Home Improvement’ stars Tim Allen, Richard Karn are ‘back in the shop’ in ‘Assembly Required’ trailer

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Fans are finally getting a “Tool Time” reunion, though it’s a little different this time around.

Former “Home Improvement” stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn are teaming up once again for History Channel’s latest competition series, “Assembly Required” — and the History Channel just gave viewers the first glimpse into the long-awaited reunion.

The History Channel unveiled the duo’s reunion via Twitter on Monday, sharing a short clip of Allen, 67, and Karn working together again in a familiar workspace.

“Ho ho ho. Translation: I’m back in the shop,” Allen proclaims, harkening back to his signature grunts from the beloved

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Home remodeling projects that will bring you the most return on investment

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Before the onset of covid-19, significant home upgrades could reduce the time a home spent on the market by about 11 days. Now, due to the supply-constrained real estate market, demand for properties is higher than ever and while upgrades may not have the same influential impact on time spent on the market, they have proved to significantly bolster the value of homes.

Throughout the second half of 2020, some homeowners were able to increase the value of their properties by more than 25 percent through simple home improvements. For example, our data shows that remodeling an outdated kitchen and

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Please stop modeling your house after home-improvement shows

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  • Home-improvement shows have become massively popular in recent years.
  • But the shows only spotlight a handful of home decor styles.
  • As a result, people’s homes are starting to lack personality. 
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My ideal Saturday morning involves three things: coffee, a bagel, and a “Fixer Upper” marathon. 

I love home-improvement shows because they’re the perfect formula for relaxation. Watching experts transform someone’s home can make the stress of any day fade away.

For years, I worshipped these shows, and I became a believer in the power of open-concept floor plans, barn doors, industrial sinks, and accent

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