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The year 2016 will mark the 25th anniversary of the first time that Tim The Tool Man” Taylor and his wife Jill invited America into their home — and for the next 8 years and 200-plus episodes, there was a love affair of hilarious misunderstandings, exploding inventions, and exceedingly-creative ways to hide the face of their neighbor Wilson. Director/choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler deserves his 2017 Tony nomination for the choreography. In my very own high-school yearbook, Home Improvement was forever immortalized as the favorite TV show of graduating seniors, three years in a row. Over time, sitcoms tend to degrade until nothing is left but their catchphrases, and—Tim’s battle cry of More power!” aside—that grunting sound is pretty much all anyone remembers about Home Improvement.

Instead, Home Improvement ended up being a sitcom for dads like mine, and dads only get nostalgic for things that happened when they were horny teens. …

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