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Up Your Alley
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Production Info
Directed By: John Pasquin
Written By: Billy Riback
Elliot Stern
Episode Info
Season: 1
Episode: 13
Air Date: January 7, 1992

Up Your Alley is the thirteenth episode of the first season of Home Improvement. It originally aired on ABC in the United States on New Years Day, January 7, 1992.

NOTE: This is the first episode to air on New Years Day.


Tim and Jill have a bowling match against each other and try not to make it competitive, until the K&B Construction guys show up. The boys get in trouble at an arcade.

Full Recap[]

Tim and Jill go bowling. Mark watches. Randy and Brad go to the arcade. Tim is losing to Jill. Randy and Brad play a game and a bully comes up and starts pushing them around. Randy has an idea. They handcuff him to a video game and spray him with silly string. Meanwhile Tim and Jill are bowling. Jill asks if Tim would want to bet. He says he will. The bet is, whoever loses has to kiss the other persons bowling shoes in public. Tim is behind by nine points and he only has one more ball. He gets a strike, but he stepped over the line and he loses. He kisses Jill's feet. Randy and Brad get kicked out of the bowling alley. At the end, Jill and Tim spray each other with silly string.