217 episodes

Does everybody know what time it is?

That’s right! It’s time to revisit the hit 90’s tv show Home Improvement! Each week we discuss a new episode, count the grunts, develop theories, and bring the goofs. There’s no need to watch along, just sit back and let us do the Grunt Work.

Grunt Work: A Podcast About the TV Show Home Improvement Playtime Deluxe

    • TV & Film
    • 4.4 • 37 Ratings

Does everybody know what time it is?

That’s right! It’s time to revisit the hit 90’s tv show Home Improvement! Each week we discuss a new episode, count the grunts, develop theories, and bring the goofs. There’s no need to watch along, just sit back and let us do the Grunt Work.

    Bonus: Soul Man

    Bonus: Soul Man

    This Week on Soul Man…

    Reverend Mike Webber finds himself at odds with a church patron who does not want to see new reverend Todd give Sunday’s sermon. Meanwhile, Mike’s eldest, Kenny, rebels.

    This week on Grunt Work: Nights…

    TV Lullabies for Dads

    By request, this week we discuss the History Channel and TV shows designed for dads to nap to on Sunday afternoons.

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    • 1 hr 24 min
    From Top to Bottom

    From Top to Bottom

    This Week on Home Improvement…

    When Jill goes on a talk show to discuss pursuing a professional career while being a mother, she says some things about Tim that he would have liked to have kept private.

    This week on Grunt Work: Nights…

    Is Neil Diamond Horny on Main?

    Truman and Landen delve into Neil Diamond. Why? Because we can.

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    • 1 hr 34 min
    Tool-Thousand One: A Space Odyssey

    Tool-Thousand One: A Space Odyssey

    This Week on Home Improvement…

    NASA is taking a Binford tool to space and is contractually obligated to take a Binford employee with them. Tim vies for the spot, though he comes to realize it means leaving this family behind for six weeks.

    This week on Grunt Work: Nights…

    Technobabble

    This week we’re rotating the oscillation chamber to power the isometer so that we can access  new quantum quadrants and explore micronopic spaces with our handheld radium pendomotrons.

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    • 2 hr
    Rebel Without Night Driving Privileges

    Rebel Without Night Driving Privileges

    This Week on Home Improvement…

    Randy gets his driver’s license, but finds that Tim and Jill won’t let him drive at night because of Brad’s past transgressions.

    This week on Grunt Work: Nights…

    Public Speaking

    This week Truman and Landen discuss American’s number one fear: public speaking.

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    • 1 hr 55 min
    Believe It Or Not

    Believe It Or Not

    This Week on Home Improvement…

    When Tim finds out that Wilson has seen aliens, he tells everyone around and loses the respect of Wilson.

    This week on Grunt Work: Nights…

    Our Cheatin’ Hearts

    This week we’re talking about cheating. Tests. Systems. The entire concept of life. Every conceivable way a person can cheat!

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    • 1 hr 41 min
    The Son Also Mooches

    The Son Also Mooches

    This Week on Home Improvement…

    When Tim’s (Tim Allen) older, balder brother Jeff moves back in with their mother after his drive-thru pet shop business goes belly up, Tim is eager to get back the $1200 he invested in the failed venture. But when he finds out that Jeff has taken out an even bigger loan from their mother to start an office supply shop, he grows concerned that Jeff is taking their mom for a ride. Meanwhile, Jill (Patricia Richardson) needs glasses!

    This week on Grunt Work: Nights…

    Scruples, Round 2

    Truman and Landen time travel to 1986 to play another round of Scruples, the game of intrusive questions.

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    • 1 hr 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

AudiofileLA ,

Loving the Energy

I don’t typically write reviews, but I’m an old listener who was moved to write a review after loving the energy in the “Future Shock” episode. Truman and Landon sound like they’re having a great time and I realize that during a global pandemic, I really can’t get enough of feeling like I’m having a good time with friends while listening to podcasts. Thanks so much for making my hermetic life a lot more fun!

Tara Lee 1203 ,

My Favorite Podcast Out There (from Tara Lee)

I listen to more podcasts than I can realistically keep up with, but this one I ALWAYS make time for. As a kid of the 90's, Home Improvement had a very special place in my heart growing up. Now, as an adult, I get to hear hosts Landen and Truman take a look at every episode to see how well the show holds up today. I appreciate their thoughtful and honest observations. And whether or not they enjoyed watching an episode (or sometimes even a full season as a whole!) all these years later, they always manage to make this podcast fun to listen to.

In particular, their 'in-between' segments always make me laugh out loud while I'm listening. 'Guess That Title' and 'Character-Actor-Corner' are my absolute favorites, and right now with the limited series segment 'JTT Junction', it's weirdly fascinating to hear two 30-something guys read a 90's teen heartthrob book.

If you're a fan of Home Improvement at all, this podcast is well worth your time. Landen and Truman are both hilarious guys, and their chemistry is exceptional. This may sound cliché, but I seriously could listen to these two talk their way through a phone book.

Kwadeowner ,

Not the right people for this.

They cant seem to handle anything outside of PC. Pretty pathetic. These guys are basically feminists...which is perfectly fine...but why choose Home Improvement when you have such beta views? They cannot handle “manly” jokes and openly cheer when Jill makes digs. This is based on listening to about 7 episodes. They really dont like the main character...ya know...Tim Taylor.

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