127 / 6.01 - At Sea
Jill finds Brad making out with his girlfriend in his room. When Jill asks Tim to have a man-to-man talk with Brad, Tim is a little reluctant to do it. Not because he doesn't feel Brad needs it, but because it's something he's never done before with a kid. Tool Time goes to sea in another on-location shoot, with Tim, Al and Heidi boarding the USS Constellation aircraft carrier as part of their salute to engines.
128 / 6.02 - Future Shock
Jill's distress over catering to Tim's daily routine leads both to dream of their senior years, and each has a different view of how Tim's "self-discipline" has affected their lives.
129 / 6.03 - Workshop 'Til You Drop
Bud's divorce announcement makes Jill drag Tim to a couples therapy workshop hoping to improve their communication. Good idea, bad result: Tim finally opens up - about Jill's faults.
130 / 6.04 - Burnin' Love
Tim encourages Randy to express his true feelings for Lauren, who, like Tim, is a real car enthusiast. But Randy is crushed when he finds out that she's going out with Brad's friend, Jason. On Tool Time, well-known auto care expert Lucille Treganowan makes a guest appearance.
131 / 6.05 - Al's Video
Producer Al selects Tim to direct his how-to video. But Tim's "vision" of the project leads to creative differences - and his firing. Jill gets a computer.
132 / 6.06 - Whose Car is it Anyway?
Jill uses an inheritance to buy herself a foreign sports car, which she prohibits Tim from driving. But how often does Tim listen to Jill?
133 / 6.07 - I was a Teenage Taylor
In a battle of Hallowe'en pranks, Brad and Randy score the first fright, then turn Tim and Jill's retaliatory effort around on them. But who will laugh last?
134 / 6.08 - Jill and Her Sisters
Jill's sisters, who are "neurotic, especially when they argue," arrive to help plan their parents' 50th-anniversary party. And it's neuroses on parade!
135 / 6.09 - The Toolman Delivers
While Tim drives Jill and a very pregnant Heidi to his Classic Car Man of the Year awards banquet, Heidi goes into labor. Jill and Tim act as coach and receiver, respectively, while Wilson instructs them over the phone.
136 / 6.10 - The Wood, the Bad and the Hungry
The cast appears in animated form during a brief dream sequence in this touching Thanksgiving episode. The story concerns Tim's freeloading friend Benny, whose past boorish behavior puts him off the Taylors' holiday guest list until Tim sees him in line at a soup kitchen. Tim's change of heart is followed by the dream, filmed in stop-motion animation by the studios of Claymation creator Will Vinton. In the fantasy, Tim gathers a myriad of items for those less fortunate and comes to realize that "real charity is about giving of yourself." The show also includes cameos (in human form) by race-car drivers Michael and Mario Andretti, who compete against Tim in "the Butterball 500," a turkey-carving race, which is called by famous Indy 500 announcer Jack Arute.
137 / 6.11 - Workin' Man Blues
Brad throws himself into his new part-time job at a sporting-goods store. But Jill and Tim become concerned when it appears that work is Brad's top priority.
138 / 6.12 - No Place Like Home
Tim's brothers join to help their mother move out of the family home, but Tim objects to the new owners' plans for the place.
139 / 6.13 - The Flirting Game
Jill wonders if flirting with a potential boss might help her get hired.
140 / 6.14 - The Karate Kid Returns
Karate-student Mark successfully intervenes when a bully accosts Randy, who takes a different sort of beating when the story hits the school paper. The Beach boys visit their cousin Wilson.
141 / 6.15 - Totally Tool Time
A tense Tim troubles the Tool Time team when the audience include two Swedish buyers who are considering the show for the European market. Will Tool Time's "Salute To Men" have the desired result?
142 / 6.16 - A Funny Valentine
A singer hints that her relationship with Tim's father was more than casual. Tim forgets where he hid Jill's Valentine's Day gift.
143 / 6.17 - Wilson's World
After a critic declares performance artist Wilson out of touch with reality, the Taylors' neighbor decides to be more like others, more like Tim.
144 / 6.18 - Something Old, Someone Blue
Al reveals a secret to Tim and the guys before his wedding to Ilene.
145 / 6.19 - Communication Breakdown
The kids are using the phone way too much so Tim convinces Jill to let Harry's son Dennis install a second line. Unfortunately when Dennis takes a break, Tim takes over with the help of Brad and Randy. A blowup between Harry and Dennis keys Jill and Tim into a bigger question of sensitivity and discipline with their boys.
146 / 6.20 - My Son, the Driver
Jill's instincts are correct when she predicts something bad will happen on Brad's first night out with his driver's license - but it's more serious than Brad admits. Members of racing's Unser family have cameos.
147 / 6.21 - Insult to Injury
Plans call for Tim to drive a steamroller on the next Tool Time, which will break a Bob Vila record. And he refuses to let his separated shoulder interfere.
148 / 6.22 - Family Unties
The boys don't share Jill's desire for quality time together during the family's annual weekend at a hardward expo, which is also enhanced by Tim's Tool Time remotes.
149 / 6.23 - The Feminine Mistake
Tool Time gets the go-ahead to create a special 3D effects show, featuring in-your-face antics from Tim, Al and Heidi. When Jill discovers that Brad's girlfriend caters to his every need, she insists that Tim sets an example for the boys by acting more like an equal partner.
150 / 6.24 - Taps
Jill's father dies and she has to deal with the guilt after she faked being sick that weekend so he wouldn't come to visit. Tim has to deal with the various ways the boys deal with the loss.
151 / 6.25 - The Kiss & the Kiss-Off
Pamela Lee makes a special guest appearance when she returns as Lisa, the Tool Time girl who left the show to become a paramedic. Tim, who is as excited as everyone else to see her again, invites Lisa to temporarily resume her part on the show without consulting the current Tool Time girl, Heidi. Randy finally gets up the nerve to ask Lauren out on their first official date.