August 11, 2022


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‘Home Improvement’ stars Tim Allen, Richard Karn reunite for new competitors collection ‘Assembly Required’

“Home Improvement” stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn are reuniting for a new competitors display.

A lot more than two many years after the two co-starred on the sitcom, the actors are govt generating a collection for the Background Channel with the operating title, “Assembly Expected.” It is slated to premiere in 2021.

Allen, 67, is starring in the collection alongside Karn, 64, who will host the display.


The 10-episode demonstrate “will spotlight the most effective and brightest builders from across the country, at their household workshops, as they contend to breathe new daily life into everyday family objects in determined want of repairing,” according to a press release.

Richard Karn and Tim Allen.

Richard Karn and Tim Allen.
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“Let’s experience it — we’re dwelling in a throwaway society,” Allen stated in the release. “We purchase, break, replace… rinse and repeat. What ever transpired to restore and rebuild?”

The “Last Man Standing” star also as opposed the idea of rebuilding to every day everyday living eventualities.

“There are some persons who unfriend, unfollow and dispose of everything that offends, annoys or breaks – so I have established a present to remind people today of the satisfaction and pleasure that arrives from rebuilding a thing on their have,” he mentioned.


Allen also gushed about receiving Karn to do the project with him. “Now we’re talking Additional Electric power!” he mentioned in reference to his “Home Improvement” character’s signature line.

Tim Allen. 

Tim Allen. 
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“Albert Einstein when said, ‘I’m not a genius, I’m just passionately curious,’” Allen reported. “Nicely, let us get curious! Even a chimpanzee would at least present desire, appropriate? Hold out – I feel I just came up with an additional concept for the demonstrate!”

In addition to contestants tasked with rebuilding and bettering weakened items, Allen and Karn will “dive into the exceptional history” of the family merchandise and highlight the initial creators.

“Our background is defined by the improvements of ordinary dreamers developing extraordinary matters, from Thomas Edison’s gentle bulb to the Wright brothers’ first flight,” Eli Lehrer, government vice president and standard supervisor for the Background Channel, said.

Tim Allen and Patricia Richardson on 'Home Improvement.' 

Tim Allen and Patricia Richardson on ‘Home Advancement.’ 
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He included: “We glimpse ahead to partnering with Tim and Richard, America’s beloved duo, as they challenge a new wave of qualified persons to imagine out-of-the-box to make upon the innovations of individuals ahead of them. We hope this sequence will inspire viewers to imagine twice about throwing out that outdated product, roll up their sleeves and rebuild it superior.”