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Last Man Standing

Series Summary
Mike Baxter (Tim Allen) is the quintessential man's man. Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of room for that at home where he lives with his three daughters and wife, Vanessa (Nancy Travis). The only other male in the house is his oldest daughter's young son, Boyd. Now, after being a stay-at-home mom for years, Vanessa goes back to work, forcing Mike to take on more parental responsibility than ever before. But his daughters aren't prepared for their old-fashioned, hotheaded patriarch to take over the house. When not at home, Mike is surrounded by men at his job at sporting-goods retailer Outdoor Man, which sells items like guns, jerky and camouflage recliners.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Sitcom

Network: ABC

Next Episode:

Season 4, Ep. 14 : Eve's Breakup Jan 30, 2015

Everyone has an opinion on how Eve should deal with her feeling after her first high school breakup -- even though she says she is fine; Mandy and Kristin get into a fight about Kyle.

  • Season 4, Ep. 13 : Mike Hires Chuck Jan 16, 2015

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    After an Outdoor Man billboard is vandalized, Mike and Vanessa disagree about hiring Chuck's security company to protect it.

  • Season 4, Ep. 12 : Helen Potts Jan 9, 2015

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    Mike has a confrontation with his neighbor over her noisy projects; Eve learns Ed isn't who she thought he was.

  • Season 4, Ep. 10 : Wedding Planning Dec 12, 2014

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    When Mike offers Kristin and Ryan a cash gift to put toward their wedding, they must decide whether it's worth the conditions that come with it.

  • Season 4, Ep. 11 : Outdoor Man Grill Dec 5, 2014

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    Mike is inspired to follow his dream to open a fish and game restaurant; Eve and Mandy go pheasant hunting.

  • Season 4, Ep. 9 : Changing Light Bulbs Nov 21, 2014

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    When Mike discovers Vanessa has given away the last of his incandescent light bulbs, he and Chuck go looking for more; Mandy announces she is getting her own apartment.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • It still carries a decidedly throwback vibe, and the ongoing bluster about the state of manhood in the world feels, at best, two steps behind the times. show more

  • The only differences between Last Man Standing and the old "Home Improvement" are that Allen's name is Mike this time, his job is working for a sporting goods company as opposed to a hardware manufacturer, and his three kids are teenage daughters. show more

  • Allen and Travis, who are both better than you r average comic actor, seem aware that they're trapped in a particular cookie-cutter sitcom hell, forced to laugh their way through stale gags about kids while other new TV comedies explore family life with clever, contemporary touches. [17 Oct 2011, p.39] show more

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  • September 26, 2014 merkker
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    I love this show. No violence and sex. Just a good wholesome show

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