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Trivia: Michigan colleges and universities sent star Tim Allen shirts and sweaters to wear on the air, and he did.

Trivia: Richard Karn's wife, Tudi Roche, occasionally made appearances on the show as Jill's sister Carrie.

Trivia: Frances Fisher was originally cast as Jill. Due to her lack of chemistry with Tim Allen, she was replaced by Patricia Richardson four days before the pilot began shooting.

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Trivia: For one week in November 1994, Tim Allen had the #1 rated television show, the #1 film at the box office, and the #1 book on the best seller's list.

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Trivia: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who plays younger brother Randy, is actually slightly older than Zachary Ty Bryan, who plays oldest brother Brad.

Trivia: The role of Al was originally offered to Stephen Tobolowsky, who was also working on another project. Richard Karn was brought in to fill the role solely for the pilot episode, but once the series was picked up, it became clear to the producers that Tobolowsky would be unable to commit to the series, so Karn got the role full-time.

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