History Channel has announced that Home Improvement stars Tim Allen (Tim ‘the Tool Man’ Taylor) and Richard Karn (Al Borland) are set to reunite for a new show called Assembly Required.
The show “will spotlight the best and brightest builders from across the US, at their home workshops, as they compete to breathe new life into everyday household items in desperate need of fixing,” a press release said. “This new series will push each contestant to their limits while testing their ability and ingenuity to not only rebuild it but to build it better.”
Tim Allen added: “Let’s face it — we’re living in a throwaway society. We buy, break, replace … rinse and repeat. Whatever happened to repair and rebuild?
“There are some people who unfriend, unfollow and dispose of anything that offends, annoys or breaks – so I’ve created a show to remind people of the satisfaction
Tim Allen and Richard Karn are the famous duos from 1990s sitcom, Home Improvement. The show was famous for having the show-within-show concept where the lead characters focussed on various elements of home improvement. The lead Home Improvement cast is now all set to reunite after almost two decades with History Channels’ building competition. Here’s what this is about.
Tim Allen and Richard Karn to reunite for a building show
The new show called ‘Assembly Required’ will be a competition between some of the best builders from across the USA. They will be judged at their home workshops where the contestants are required to give a new spin to the old household items which need to be fixed. ‘Assembly Required’ will judge and measure their skills and how they manage to turn something broken and old into something new and fabulous.
Tim Allen and Richard Karn will feature together
Richard Karn is probably best known for playing Tim Allen’s sidekick on the 1990s hit sitcom, Home Improvement. Karn appeared as Al Borland on 203 episodes of the series and managed to amass quite a fan base from it. In the end, Kahn’s character, Al Borland appeared in every single episode of the series, except for one. His role, however, was supposed to be much smaller. If things had worked out how the producers intended, Karn would have only appeared in the first few episodes of Home Improvement.
Richard Karn was only supposed to be a stand-in
Karn’s entire life changed thanks to a traffic ticket and another actor’s previous engagement. According to Collider, Karn found himself sitting in traffic school after running a stop sign. As is often the case in Hollywood, the room was filled with other people in the entertainment industry. One of those people