Tim Allen Explains Why ‘Home Improvement’ Reboot Didn’t Happen As Planned

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Tim Allen Explains Why 'Home Improvement' Reboot Didn't Happen As Planned
Tim Allen Explains Why 'Home Improvement' Reboot Didn't Happen As Planned

Recent years have seen classic television sitcoms from the ’80s and ’90s get rebooted for newer audiences, with many original cast members from Full House, Murphy Brown, Roseanne, and Will and Grace returning to play older versions of the characters they once played. Home Improvement was one ’90s sitcom that nearly got a similar reboot treatment, but as Tim Allen explained in a recent interview, there was a reason why the planned continuation of the old series never saw the light of day.

Speaking to E! News, Allen recalled that there were plans for a Home Improvement reboot during the downtime that followed ABC’s decision to cancel his current sitcom, Last Man Standing. The 65-year-old actor lamented that it “didn’t feel right” for ABC to cancel the show in the spring of 2017, but added after Last Man Standing was axed, he had been in touch with the rest of the main Home Improvement cast, pitching some “interesting” ideas for a potential revival.

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