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A Look Back at a Classic 90s Show: “Home Improvement”

Supporting the Troops

Not only did Tim Allen like to support the schools in his hometown, he also liked to support the troops. There happens to be a big connection to the Navy in “Home Improvement.” Patricia Richardson, for one, was the daughter of a Navy veteran. Allen even invited a number of Navy servicemen to a rehearsal of the show, letting them see a part of production that most fans never got to witness.


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But Allen’s support of the Navy didn’t end there. He once surprised a mother and her two kids by inviting them to a live taping of a Christmas episode of “Last Man Standing,” where her husband, who’s a Naval officer, was waiting behind the scenes to greet them after having been deployed overseas.