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Dead Weight

Episode Number:200 / 8.24
Production Number:
Show Number:A648
Air Date:18 May 1999
Writer:Jennifer Celotta
Director:Geoffrey Nelson
Taping Date:19 March 1999


Tool Time continues to be a "jewel" despite the continued excess presence of the Binford name. Things rapidly turn sad when Al decides to take his mother out to dinner to tell her he's going to get married... and she has a heart attack and dies.


Kenny Kynoch was uncredited in the guest cast.


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

Guest Cast

Jim LabriolaasBenny Baroni
William O'LearyasMarty Taylor
Keith LehmanasCal Borland
Charlie RobinsonasBud Harper
Vasili BogazianosasAntonio
Megan CavanaghasTrudy
Danny ZornasMorgan Wandell
Nick UllettasDirk Brodsky
Kenny KynochasAlma Borland


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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