‘Home Improvement’ Reunion Set for Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson on ‘Last Man Standing’

The ABC sitcom returns for Season 4 on Friday, Oct. 3

Tim Allen will be reunited with his former TV wife Patricia Richardson on his current sitcom “Last Man Standing,” ABC confirmed to TheWrap.

Allen and Richardson played Tim and Jill Taylor on “Home Improvement” for eight seasons.

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On “Last Man Standing,” Richardson will play Helen Potts, a newly divorced neighbor of Allen’s character Mike. Potts annoys another neighbor on the block after she insists on using her loud tile saw early in the morning.

Sounds an awful lot like the female incarnation of Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor.

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Richardson marks the third “Home Improvement” alum to guest-star on Allen’s current sitcom. Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who played the middle son on “Home Improvement,” has appeared on “Last Man Standing” three times. Richard Karn, who played Allen’s sidekick Al Borland, guest-starred in 2013.

“Last Man Standing’s” fourth season will return with a one-hour premiere on Friday, Oct. 3 at 8 pm ET.