After Home Improvement, Richardson went on to star in the show Strong Medicine and also had a recurring role on The West Wing. More recently, she has played guest roles on NCIS, Blindspot, and The Blacklist, and has appeared in the TV movies A Christmas in Tennessee and A Very Vintage Christmas.
Why did Patricia leave Tool Time?
“The reason I turned down the ninth year of Home Improvement was because I was a single parent and away from my kids too much,” the actress, 67, told Closer Weekly. “I left the show, and I have put my children first since then.”
Why did Home Improvement get kicked off the air?
End of series
The series ended after eight seasons in 1999. Richardson was offered $25 million to do a ninth season; Allen was offered $50 million. The two declined the offer and the series came to an end as a result.
How much did Tim Allen get paid per episode of Home Improvement?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, by 1998, Allen was being paid about $1.25 million per episode on "Home Improvement," which amounts to roughly $2 million today. The price tag makes him the fifth highest-paid TV actor of all time.
How much does Tim Allen make on reruns?
Tim Allen (Home Improvement) – $18 Million
The show ran for eight seasons and had millions of viewers. Just as Allen's character on the show earned royalties from reruns, the Home Improvement cast earns some big checks here and there as well.
Why did the mom on Home Improvement leave?
“The reason I turned down the ninth year of 'Home Improvement' was that I was a single parent and away from my kids too much,” the 67-year-old recently told Closer Weekly.