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A Hardware Habit to Break

Episode Number:197 / 8.21
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Air Date:30 March 1999
Writer:Jon Vandergriff
Director:Peter Bonerz
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Harry announces that he is retiring and selling the hardware store. Tim organizes a fundraising party for the store, but ends up buying it himself. But when the customers dry up, Tim begins to wonder what he is doing wrong.


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

Guest Cast

Casey SanderasRock Lannigan
Tom LaGruaasEddie McCormack
Blake ClarkasHarry Turner
Jim LabriolaasBenny Baroni
William O'LearyasMarty Taylor
Shirley PrestiaasDolores Turner
Patrick CroninasSparky
Thom SharpasJeff Taylor
Pat AsantiasMr. Cobb


ProducersGayle S. Maffeo, Alan Padula
Created byCarmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Matt Williams
Executive ProducersTim Allen, Bruce Ferber, Carmen Finestra, Laurie Gelman, David McFadzean, Elliot Shoenman, Matt Williams
Consulting ProducersTracy Gamble, Lloyd Garver, Marley Sims
Co-ProducersJonathan Pollack, Judy Rauh
Associate Producer Jeff Sarver
Executive Story EditorsJennifer Celotta, Adam England
Story EditorsKim Flagg, David Maples
Executive Consultant Jon Vandergriff
Director of Photography Donald A. Morgan
Production Designer David Sackeroff
EditorsJames Spach, 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 Ian Goyanes
Post Production Coordinator Reid H. Nakamura
Costume SupervisorsNicole Gorsuch, Valerie Laven-Cooper
Make-up Wendy J. Weiss
Hair Stylist Roxanne Baker
Opening Design byGeoffrey Nelson, Jim Praytor
Technical Director Craig Shideler
Audio Klaus Landsberg
Video Bob Kaufmann
Based On The Stand-Up Comedy of TIM ALLEN
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Distributed by Buena Vista International, Inc.

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