Home Improvement

10 Worst Episodes of Home Improvement

The daily trials and tribulations of handyman Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three boys with help from his loyal co-host, domineering wife, and unseen neighbor.

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Home Improvement - S3E3

#1 - This Joke's for You (Season 3 - Episode 3)

Tim stops telling jokes and screwing up on Tool Time after he installs an intercom and hears Randy call him a screw up. Brad wants to read "David Copperfield" so he can talk about it to Jennifer, but he finds out it's not about the magician and Jennifer breaks up with him.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 123 votes.

Home Improvement - S8E18

#2 - Love's Labor Lost (1) (Season 8 - Episode 18)


Plans for a ski trip are put on hold when Jill needs an emergency hysterectomy. Tim helps her face the situation, but becomes frightened when complications arise during surgery.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 81 votes.

Home Improvement - S8E16

#3 - Mark's Big Break (Season 8 - Episode 16)

Tim commissions Mark to make a video to celebrate the completion of his hot rod. When Tim is disappointed with the result, Mark films a new version - with a dance number set to "Greased Lightning".

The episode was rated 7.42 from 71 votes.

Home Improvement - S2E19

#4 - Karate or Not, Here I Come (Season 2 - Episode 19)


Hoping to boost Mark's confidence, Tim and Jill put him into a karate class. However, a boy starts bullying Mark, leading to a fight between Jill and the boy's mother!

The episode was rated 7.43 from 108 votes.

Home Improvement - S8E23

#5 - Trouble-A-Bruin (Season 8 - Episode 23)

Troubles brew on Tool Time when Bud mandates that no non-Binford products are to be used on the show. Brad has to decide whether or not to play soccer earlier than he is scheduled to when he has an opportunity to play in front of a UCLA scout.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 73 votes.

Home Improvement - S6E2

#6 - Future Shock (Season 6 - Episode 2)


Tim and Jill both reminisce about their senior years.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 111 votes.

Home Improvement - S8E14

#7 - Home Alone (Season 8 - Episode 14)

Tim gets preoccupied when he is left alone to write his book.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 66 votes.

Home Improvement - S3E13

#8 - Slip Sleddin' Away (Season 3 - Episode 13)


Randy loses a sled race to Vinnie. But after following Tim's advice of racing Vinnie again with a better sled, Randy sprains his arm. Meanwhile, Brad contemplates stopping his saxophone lessons.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 104 votes.

Home Improvement - S2E3

#9 - Overactive Glance (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Jill and Karen thinks that Tim will look at a woman in a restaurant, after he checks out a woman on Tool Time. Randy has trouble playing football.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 156 votes.

Home Improvement - S2E7

#10 - Roomie for Improvement (Season 2 - Episode 7)


Tim stays at Al's when Mark has the Chicken Pox, because Tim has never had it.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 151 votes.

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