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Tim Allen’s ‘Home Improvement’ Throwback of Mr. Wilson as ‘Social Distancing Champion’ Draws in Social Media

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Tim Allen recently took to Twitter to share a Home Improvement throwback, and the post has drawn in many social media users. In a tweet, Allen shared a photo of Wilson, who was the next-door neighbor to Allen’s Tim Taylor on the classic ’90s sitcom. In the photo, Wilson is jokingly referred to as the “Social Distancing Champion” from 1991-1999.

In his caption of the post, Allen referred to Wilson as his “dear old friend.” Appearing in nearly every single episodes of Home Improvement, the beloved Wilson was played by actor Earl Hindman. Fans of the show will remember that the Tim and Wilson’s yards were separated by a tall wooden fence, which they would talk to one another over when Tim needed Wilson’s sage advise. Notably, one of the show’s most famous running gags was that the the bottom half of Wilson’s face was always hidden by the

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Tim Allen’s ‘Last Man Standing’ Referenced ‘Home Improvement’ on Season 7

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It’s tool time on Last Man Standing!

Long before Tim Allen was Mike Baxter, he was Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor on Home Improvement. The latter ran from 1991-1999, and followed Tim Taylor, a TV host raising three boys with his loving wife. Last Man Standing has a similar formula, except Tim’s Mike Baxter has three daughters with his wife Vanessa (Nancy Travis), and owns his own sporting goods store.

The current show, which returned for its seventh season on Fox this year, has packed in a few nods to the ’90s series in the past, including a guest appearance from Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who played Tim’s on-screen son in Home Improvement. Now, the series is sneaking in some references once again, and eagle-eyed fans cannot get enough of it.

After middle daughter Mandy (Molly McCook) announced that she wanted to forgo fashion after facing rejection, Mike tried

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