Tim Allen

By EW Staff
Updated October 17, 1997 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Tool Man hammered out a deal with ABC for an eighth season of Home Improvement at reportedly $1.25 million per episode — prime time’s biggest paycheck.

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‘Head Over Heels’

The UPN sex-com immediately tumbled to the bottom of the ratings and became the TV season’s first cancellation.