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Fear of Flying

Episode Number:117 / 5.17
Production Number:
Show Number:A542
Air Date:13 February 1996
Writer:Max Eisenberg
Director:Andy Cadiff
Taping Date:


The Columbia astronauts make an appearance on Tool Time and take Tim's special screwdriver on a mission. Mark wants to take flying lessons which Jill doesn't approve of. Jill decides to take piano lessons, to the dismay of the rest of the family. Tim and Al ruin Bud's car.



Tim AllenasTim Taylor
Patricia RichardsonasJill Taylor
Earl HindmanasWilson
Zachery Ty BryanasBrad Taylor
Jonathan Taylor ThomasasRandy Taylor
Taran Noah SmithasMark Taylor
Richard KarnasAl Borland

Guest Cast

Debbe DunningasHeidi Keppert
Lt. Commander Kenneth D. BowersoxasLt. Commander Kenneth D. Bowersox
Charlie RobinsonasBud Harper
Pat Crawford BrownasMrs. Kluzewsk
Dr. Kathryn C. ThorntonasDr. Kathryn C. Thornton
Dr. Albert SaccoasDr. Albert Sacco
Dr. Fred W. LeslieasDr. Fred W. Leslie
Dr. Catherine C. ColemanasDr. Catherine C. Coleman


ProducersGayle S. Maffeo, Frank McKemy
Created byCarmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Matt Williams
Executive ProducersBruce Ferber, Carmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Elliot Shoenman, Matt Williams
Co-Executive ProducersAndy Cadiff, Rosalind Moore, Howard J. Morris
Consulting ProducersBilly Riback, Marley Sims
Co-Producer Jim Praytor
Associate Producer Alan Padula
Creative ConsultantsRuth Bennett, Lloyd Garver
Executive Story Editor Jon Vandergriff
Executive Consultant Tim Allen
Director of Photography Donald A. Morgan
Production Designer David Sackeroff
EditorsRoger Ames Berger, Marco Zappia
Associate Director Peter Filsinger
Stage ManagersGuy Distad, Shawn Shea
Original Music by Dan Foliart
Casting byDeborah Barylski, C.S.A., Jonell Dunn
Set Decorator Jeannie Gunn
Property Master Warren Shaffer
Script Supervisor Susan Straughn Harris
Technical Consultant Brett Gregory
Production Coordinator Jeff Sarver
Post Production Coordinator Judy Rauh
Costume SupervisorsNicole Gorsuch, Valerie Laven-Cooper
Make-up Wendy J. Weiss
Hair Stylist Maria Valdivia
Opening Design by Geoffrey Nelson
Technical Director Chris Donovan
Audio Gary Long
Video Bob Kaufmann
Editing System byAvid Technology, Inc.
Based on the Stand-Up Comedy of TIM ALLEN
© MCMXCVI Touchstone Pictures and Television. All rights reserved
Wind Dancer Production Group
Touchstone Television
Distributed by Buena Vista International, Inc.

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