TV Series | TV-G | | Comedy, Family
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor, a television show host raising three mischievous boys with help from his loyal co-host, loving wife, and eccentric neighbor.
Ashley Judd auditioned for and won the role of Lisa, the Tool Girl. Her agent urged her to pursue movies, instead of a television career, and she pulled out a few days before the original pilot was to be taped. This resulted in the casting of Pamela Anderson. The last-minute change necessitated alterations to the original script, in which Lisa was a major character. She was suppose to be a college student, majoring in psychology, who acted as a stand-in for Jill, on the Tool Time set.
We'll be right back after a word from Binford Tools.
In the episode, 'Karate Kid', Wilson says that he wrote the book 'The Psychophysiological Indices of Amorous Connections Among Termites of the Southwest'. In the episode 'Wilson's Girlfriend', that book was given as the title of Jill's psychology professor. However, in both episodes, it had only managed to sell 4 copies.
Most episodes featured outtakes from either Tool Time or the show itself as a backdrop to the closing credits.
Syndication prints replace the first season opening credits (in which the cast's names are printed in a different font), with the opening credits that were used beginning with season two. Although the opening sequences are the same across the two seasons, the theme tunes are not.
Check out our guide to the Academy Awards, our coverage of the 2019 awards season, and more.