Home Improvement

Season 2 Episode 11

Abandoned Family

Aired Unknown Dec 02, 1992 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Tim has trouble running the house while Jill is busy. Maureen Binford wants to change the show again with a section called "Bachelor's Corner" featuring Al.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • Outtakes: Jill tries to say something to Randy, but she forgets his name.

        Wilson forgets what he was going to say about Galileo and instead says, "He was a very fat man."

    • QUOTES (12)

      • Randy: Mom never uses paint pans.
        Tim: Do I LOOK like Mom?
        Randy: On occasion.

      • Jill (to Tim): What did you do to my washing machine? Why is it on life support?

      • Al: Please do not mock my potato.
        Tim (singing): You say potato, I say stupid.

      • (Tim drinks coffee from a moo cow creamer because he's too lazy to wash a cup)
        Jill: You are sucking coffee out of a cow!
        Tim: That way I don't have to add milk.

      • Al: I'm going to show our viewers something you don't ordinarily do with a potato.
        Tim: You might want to keep the kids away from the TV set.

      • Jill: Tim, look around you. You've practically wrecked the house.
        Tim: I'll have you know I wrecked this house long before you ever got a job.

      • Jill: I'll be able to relax if I know you're back here doing everything the right way.
        Tim: You mean your way?
        Jill: That's what I said, the right way.

      • Tim: I've done everything on your stupid little list there!
        Jill: You screwed up everything on my stupid little list there!
        Tim: I didn't screw up everything.
        Jill: Name one thing you didn't screw up.
        Tim (after a long pause): Uh, the laundry.
        Randy (from the garage): Dad, the dryer's going crazy!

      • Tim: This is a man's show, we give advice on man stuff. How to pull a nail out of your foot, what to do with a severed finger . . .

      • Jill: You'll have to fix the boys' lunches, could you put in some carrots or celery or something?
        Tim: Honey, they won't eat those. They just turn into vegetable missiles in a food fight.

      • Tim: (to Al about the segment Maureen Binford proposed called "the bachelor's corner" with Al) We should call your segment the alone and desperate corner.

      • Tim: You're going to miss the bus.
        Jill: Okay, honey. Don't worry about it. I will just give you a ride to school on my way to the compost heap.
        Tim: Try not to confuse those two, hon.

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