It’s Tool Time! You Never Knew These Crazy Facts About ‘Home Improvement’

It’s Tool Time! Home Improvement was one of the most watched shows of the ’90s. Can you say Jonathon Taylor Thomas? We still have a middle school crush. Despite being one of America’s most beloved shows of all time, Tim Allen’s super successful sitcom wasn’t without a little bit of controversy.

Wilson’s Real Name Was Wilson W. Wilson

Though Earl Hindman may have passed away from lung cancer in 2003 at the age of 61, the legacy of his character Wilson lives on. It was eventually revealed that the silly character fans only saw from the eyes up turned out to have an even sillier name.


His full name was Wilson W. Wilson. Yes, his parents gave him the same first name as his last. Okay, then.