Home Improvement was a go-to for my family. I have many fond memories watching this show with my family, laughing at Tim Taylor's stupidity, wanting to see if they would finally show Wilson's full face, and absolutely crushing over Jonathan Taylor Thomas. This show was funny, heart-warming, and was part of many families lives for eight wonderful years. But the thing is that there are ALWAYS secrets behind the scenes and within the cast that you're not privy to as a viewer. We're here to let the cat(s) out of the bag. Read all about the unknown secrets of Home Improvement.\u00a0 1. MC Hammer. livelovely.com It was originally inspired by the song, \u2018U Can\u2019t Touch This\u2019 by MC Hammer. In fact, the show within the show was going to be called, \u2018Hammer Time\u2019 and was later changed to \u2018Tool Time\u2019. 2. Ashley Judd. Wikimedia Commons She was originally going to play the \u2018Tool Time\u2019 girl but Judd decided to pursue her movie career instead. The part went to Pamela Anderson. 3. Frances Fisher. coveringmedia.com Another lady that was positioned to play a role in this TV was Frances Fisher as Tim\u2019s wife, Jill. She was even in the pilot show but the audience felt that she was too serious for the role and she was replaced by Patricia Richardson. And thank goodness too! Because much of the success of the sitcom rested on the chemistry between Tim and Jill, and these two were dynamic together! 4. He\u2019s not the older one. wennermedia.com Zachery Ty Bryan played the older brother, Brad, on this show but he is actually one month younger than Jonathan Taylor Thomas in real life! Below is a cute clip of Zachery and the youngest brother from the show, Taran, speaking about monster crushes on Pam Anderson and more memories from the show. 5. Her AMA on Reddit. cinemablend.com Patricia Richardson told many stories about what it was like behind the scenes of this show and also revealed that a horse was supposed to appear in one episode but, according to her, \u201cwe couldn\u2019t get it on the scene because we couldn\u2019t stop it from having an erection.\u201d Pretty revealing! Below is Patricia speaking about the challenges of an all-male writing room. 6. These two disagreed. hollywoodnewssource.com At one point, Tim Allen and Jonathan Taylor Thomas didn\u2019t get along after Jonathan left before the last season to pursue his studies because during that time, he also made movie and TV appearances which didn\u2019t sit well with Tim at all. However, he got over it and has since had Jonathan appear several times on his new show, \u2018Last Man Standing\u2019. Continue on to see who was supposed to be the original 'Al Borland'! 7. This guy was supposed to be Al. slate.com Actor, Stephen Tobolowsky was originally slated to play Tim Taylor\u2019s sidekick in \u2018Tool Time\u2019. However, Stephen couldn\u2019t fit it into his schedule at the time because he was filming a movie. And once again we must thank the karma gods, as the below clip shows, Al was funny as heck! 8. \u2018Toy Story\u2019 and Binford. rodandtara.com There was even a nod towards this show when we see this toolbox with \u2018Binford Tools\u2019 on it which was the name of the tool company that sponsored the show \u2018Tool Time\u2019. The clip below shows that the references didn't stop there either! 9. Video Game. quickman.gameological.com Super Nintendo even had a game that you may remember called \u2018Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit\u2019. Or, maybe not! 10. The mysterious Wilson. After the taping of each episode, Earl Hindman would continue to cover his face during each curtain call with a mini picket fence so that the audience would never see his face. 11. Called it quits. Even though ABC wanted Home Improvement to continue for a ninth season, both Tim and Patricia turned down the generous offer because she didn\u2019t want to do it for the money and he wouldn\u2019t do the show without her. Related:\u00a0 12 Unbelievable Facts About \u2018Willy Wonka\u2019 That Will Make You Love The Movie Even More The 20 Best TV Series Finales Ever if you LIKE this story, please SHARE this story!