Last Man Standing

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  • show Description
  • Tim Allen stars as Mike Baxter, marketing director of an outdoor sporting goods store, fighting for his manhood while constantly being surrounded by women, including his wife and three growing daughters.

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  • S 5 : Ep 16

    Eve's Band

    Airing in 11 days

  • S 5 : Ep 15

    Home Sweet Loan

    Aired 2/5/16

  • S 5 : Ep 14

    The Ring

    Aired 1/29/16

  • S 5 : Ep 13

    Mike and the Mechanics

    Aired 1/15/16

  • S 5 : Ep 12

    Polar Run

    Aired 1/8/16

  • Cast & Crew
  • Tim Allen

    Mike Baxter

  • Nancy Travis

    Vanessa Baxter

  • Alexandra Krosney

    Kristin Baxter

  • Molly Ephraim

    Mandy Baxter

  • Kaitlyn Dever

    Eve Baxter

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  • Quotes (16)

    • Eve: (after the soccer game for which Mike had advised her to play aggressively to earn the boys' respect) He called me, and he liked the way I played!
      Mike: I told you that was going to work out.
      Eve: He asked me out, Dad, my first real date! I'll be aggressive, just like you taught me!

    • Mandy: A job, come on... OMG, are we poor?!!
      Mike: YOU are. (chuckling and pointing to himself and Vanessa) WE'RE doing very well!

    • Mike: I got her a job delivering pizzas.
      Vanessa: To strangers?

    • Kristen: (while discussing possible College Essay Questions) You would choose to eat a meal with which historical figure?
      Mike: Gandhi - more food for me.

    • Vanessa: It's a week until Christmas and I'd rather get stuff done than sit and pray that it gets done.

    • Mike: Guys, it's Christmas! Deck the halls, not each other!

    • Mandy: I can't find my church purse anywhere!
      Eve: Or the bottom half of that dress!

    • Mike: It's Christmas time, God pays a lot closer attention this part of year. It's like October and baseball. Every game counts.

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    Notes (53)

    • Even though she plays the oldest sister, Alexandra Krosney is actually three years and eight months younger than Molly Ephrain.

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 16, 2011 on Citytv
      Czech Republic: November 17, 2012 on Prima COOL

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 16, 2011 on Citytv
      Czech Republic: November 18, 2012 on Prima COOL

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 23, 2011 on Citytv
      Czech Republic: November 24, 2012 on Prima COOL

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 30, 2011 on Citytv
      Czech Republic: November 25, 2012 on Prima COOL

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: November 6, 2011 on Citytv
      Czech Republic: December 1, 2012 on Prima COOL

    • Although credited, Christoph Sanders (Kyle Anderson) does not appear in this episode.

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: November 13, 2011 on Citytv
      Czech Republic: December 2, 2012 on Prima COOL

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    Trivia (4)

    • This was the first episode to use funny ads and animation around Mike's vlog post.

    • Eve referred to Hector Elizondo's character by his first name (Ed) for the first time. Until now the younger characters have always noticeably spoken to and of him as Mr. Alzate.

    • Vanessa's bedtime reading choice is portrayed as being 50 Shades of Grey although the book jacket shown may have been a custom prop item as the author's name E.L. James is not seen and the graphic design is plain.

    • Chinese food boxes move around between shots.

    Allusions (8)

    • Tim Allen's first line of the series was "I'm back!", hinting at his return to TV, 12 years after 'Home Improvement' went off the air.

    • Toy Story Mike passes a child in a Buzz Lightyear costume and comments that it has the wrong wings. This is allusion to Tim Allen's role as Buzz Lightyear in the series of Toy Story movies.

    • Mike says "Me in a Santa suit? I don't think so!" This is an allusion to Tim Allen's role in the 1994 Disney movie 'The Santa Clause' and its sequels.

    • Mike refers to Richard, the college sophomore who denies Jim's loan, as "Richie Richard". This is a spoof of the animated character and TV series, Richie Rich.

    • The accidental gunning down of an eagle, the national bird, by Ed in place of a wild turkey is likely an allusion to a well known bit of Americana, Benjamin Franklin's Letter to his daughter in which he criticized the choice of the bald eagle as the national symbol by comparing it unfavorably to the wild turkey, "a Bird of Courage".

    • Mike giving Boyd a snow globe for Christmas is a reference to Tim Allen's 1994 movie The Santa Clause.

    • The episode title is a clear reference to The Help a novel by Kathryn Stockett which was adapted into the successful 2011 film of the same name starring Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis. The story delves into the lives of Black maids in White households of the 1960s South.

    • Kyle: (to Mike) How about uh? Never Give Up, Never Surrender! Mike: I like it. (to the video camera) Never Give Up, Never Surrender! Tim Allen's character Jason Nesmith uttered that phrase in the 1999 comedy Galaxy Quest.

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  • Fan Reviews (99)
  • Needs improving on Kristin PLEASE!!!!!

    By 7Poms, Jan 10, 2016

  • Love the show~

    By TeeVeeLadee, Jan 08, 2016

  • Car accident.

    By Quinley, Jan 06, 2016

  • 1 in 1000

    By archangelwho, Dec 12, 2015

  • Kristen & Ryan are a plot tool

    By Gal5a, Nov 30, 2015