When ‘Dwelling Improvement’ debuted in 1991, it instantly became a smash hit — its first season was fifth in the Nielsen rankings, and it remained a high 10 collection for everything of its eight-season run. The forged of Residence Improvement will probably be included in a Reunions issue of Entertainment Weekly, due out October 7. Some new stuff that I’ve realized about Jonathan in the last couple of days… He attended Harvard from 2000-2002, spending one semester overseas at the University of St Andrews in Scotland; he finally graduated from Columbia College in 2010.

Seasonal Nielsen Rankings (based mostly on average whole viewers per episode) of Home Improvement on ABC 62 The collection finale grew to become the fifth highest-rated series finale television program of the Nineteen Nineties and the ninth overall sequence finale ever introduced on a single community in television historical past, watched by 35.5 p.c of the households sampled in America, and 21.6 percent of tv viewers.

Though most of the stars had already seen each other two years ago on the TELEVISION Land Awards, the shoot was nonetheless a big thrill for cast members like Tim Allen (Tim Taylor) and Patricia Richardson (Jill Taylor) because it concerned seeing Jonathan Taylor Thomas — a.k.a. Randy Taylor — for the primary time since 1998.

The present has even offered a de facto reunion in the form of an episode the place Richardson guested as Allen’s neighbor And that adopted various on-and-off-screen encounters between Allen and his estranged TELEVISION son Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who’s appeared in several Last Man Standing episodes and even directed a couple of.