|Season 02, Episode 11|
|Air Date||December 2, 1992|
|Previous||Let's Did Lunch|
|Next||I'm Scheming of a White Christmas|
Abandoned Family is the eleventh episode of the second season of Home Improvement. It originally aired on ABC in the United States on December 2, 1992.
When Jill gets to research the cover story for the magazine, Tim takes over the house, however Jill is unhappy with the way Tim operates the house when he "improves" the washing machine and dryer, forgets to make the boys' lunches and fails to make Mark's gingerbread house for the bake sale.