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Season 3 Episode 3

This Joke's For You

Aired Unknown Sep 29, 1993 on ABC
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Tim stops telling jokes and screwing up on Tool Time after he installs an intercom and hears Randy call him a screw up. Brad wants to read "David Copperfield" so he can talk to it to Jennifer, but he finds out it's not about the magician and Jennifer breaks up with him.moreless

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    • TRIVIA (1)

    • QUOTES (11)

      • Wilson: Hidey ho, neighbor! Look what I found right here in my yard!
        Tim: Holy moly Wilson! It's a rock!

      • Tim: Where's Randy?
        Jill: He's in his room.
        Tim: I have to talk to him. I just found out I'm not God. Jill: Oh Tim, I'm so sorry.

      • Tim: Over the next few years, you're not gonna be yourself.
        Randy: Who am I gonna be?
        Tim: A little wise guy who smarts off to people that lots of people think is really annoying.
        Randy: Chip off the old block, eh?

      • Tim: Can we talk for a minute?
        Randy: Well, if you wanted to talk to me, why didn't you just call me on the intercom? Or is that still picking up ambulance calls?
        Tim: You really bust my chops sometimes, you know?
        Randy: Well, Dad, you make it so easy.

      • Randy: Have you ever heard of a thing called privacy?
        Tim: Have you ever heard of a thing called respect for your father?
        Randy: Well, what about respect for me? I mean, you were eavesdropping!
        Tim: It was an accident, kid, I'm telling you. The point is, you called my work Fool Time.
        Randy: So?
        Tim: So? Tool Time puts clothes on your back and food in your stomach, all right? Look at me when I'm talking to you!
        Randy: I heard what you said.
        Tim: And?
        Randy: And if you didn't grunt like an ape and break things all the time, maybe your show wouldn't be such a joke!

      • Tim: You know what Nanna used to call Mom?
        Mark: Jill?
        Tim: No, something that would bug her.
        Brad: Tim?

      • Tim: Hey, you guys wanna hear something funny about your mom?
        Randy: She's not really married to you?
        Tim: How long do you want to stay in your room?
        Randy: Hey, don't blame me. It was adolescence.

      • Tim: (about his father) There was one time I really got him steamed up, though. I was nine. He finally let me play with his butane torch.
        Randy: Well, what happened?
        Tim: I got to ride in a firetruck. And we got a new garage.

      • Tim: Cross my heart, hope to die, hope a wrench hits me right in the eye.

      • Brad: This is junior high, you have to work a lot harder to impress the girls.
        Randy: So sticking straws up your nose doesn't work anymore?

      • Randy: Let's get out of here before that thing blows.
        Jeremy: How can you blow up an intercom?
        Randy: You don't know my dad. He blew up a dishwasher, a blender, and seven toasters.
        Tim: Two blenders, five toasters.

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