The beloved comedy series Home Improvement was set in Detroit, but it was actually filmed in Burbank, California. Fans of the show will know that Tool Time was the show-within-a-show hosted by Tim The Tool Man Taylor (Tim Allen) and his partner Al Borland (Richard Karn). But have you ever wondered where the live studio audience of the fictional show came from?It turns out that Tim Allen and the rest of the Home Improvement cast were filming an episode in Michigan, as Allen has a house in Leelanau County. Viewers loved watching comedy genius Tim Allen play Tim The Tool Man Taylor, an everyday family man in Detroit with a wife and children and his own home improvement program.
The show won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Allen and People's Choice Awards every season it aired.The show-in-a-show aspect of Home Improvement gave it the opportunity to use its studio audience in a way that few sitcoms had. In Germany and Austria, Home Improvement was shown in dubbing under the title Hör mal, wer da hämmert (Listen who's hammering). The 25-disc collection includes all 204 episodes of the series, as well as all the special features contained in the previously released seasonal sets.After his Home Improvement days, Richardson continued to appear in successful television shows including Strong Medicine, The West Win, and several television movies. The Tool Time theme song, an instrumental rock melody from the early 60s dominated by the saxophone, was sometimes used as the closing theme for Home Improvement.
Starting with Season 2, Home Improvement began each episode with a cold opening.In a special aired after the final episode of Home Improvement, the camera was scrolled from the set to show the show's studio audience. This popular phrase would not be uttered after the seventh season of Home Improvement until Tim's last line in the series finale.Home Improvement episodes did not air in order of production code number or original air date. In fact, tickets for Home Improvement recordings were often L. By the time ABC committed to the project in early 1991, Allen and his team had already changed the title to Home Improvement.