The 20th Anniversary Complete Collection (DVD, 2011, 25
When ‘Home Improvement’ debuted in 1991, it instantly became a smash hit — its first season was fifth in the Nielsen rankings, and it remained a top 10 series for the entirety of its eight-season run. Seasonal Nielsen Rankings (based on average total viewers per episode) of Home Improvement on ABC 20 The series finale became the fifth highest-rated series finale television program of the 1990s and the ninth overall series finale ever presented on a single network in television history, watched by 35.5 percent of the households sampled in America, and 21.6 percent of television viewers.
The pile includes an exercise bike, a filthy mattress (there’s always a filthy mattress), and six TV sets—basically every television these people owned for the past 50 years, dating back to a huge Sears brand the size of a dorm fridge, with big clicky buttons in lieu of a dial or a remote control.
Tim Allen will never be able to lose that machismo attitude that he has been culminating for the last 25 years, look at his current sitcom for an example Even though I’m not the biggest fan of it, at least the writers were definitely able to make it more tolerable and keep the grunting to a minimum during the final episodes of this show.
This creates an illusion making 2 slightly different images of the scenario for the left eye and right eye, tricking the brain that the flat image we are watching truly has depth in it. The truth is 3D TV technology isn’t new at all, it was actually marketed few years ago but the main problem why people did not patronize it is because of its glasses.
And they clearly didn’t factor into the success of Home Improvement’s original, 1991-99 run either, when the show spent the decade in the Nielsen Top 10 , even taking the honor of most-watched sitcom—over Seinfeld and Roseanne—in its second and third seasons.