A Home Improvement update! During the Thursday, January 7, episode of Last Man Standing, Mike Baxter (Tim Allen) hires a handyman to come fix the garbage disposal. Enter Tim “The Toolman” Taylor (also Allen), who no longer hosts a TV show but now works for Binford Tools and is in Colorado for business. When he heard that there was a man in town who resembled him, he had to respond to the call.
“I had this TV show for eight years called Tool Time. They called me ‘The Toolman,’” Tim says to Mike during the episode before doing that famous grunt. “It was kind of my thing.” Mike then responds that the grunt is “a little annoying.”
Later in the episode, Mike’s wife, Vanessa (Nancy Travis), tells her husband about her talk with Tim. “It turns out he has three grown kids, only boys. He’s smart, he’s funny,” she says. “You guys are a lot alike.”
Although Tim calls for “more power” — another Home Improvement nod — he ends up blowing up Mike’s disposal. When he comes