Not wanting to lose their money cow, community executives threw boatloads of cash on the pair — $25 million for Richardson and $50 million for Allen. A slight family sitcom about a guy who grunts and causes accidents does not appear to be the vehicle to propel the profession of one of the thoughtful and incendiary comedians of all time, however it did. On a 1995 episode of Home Improvement, Tim Taylor’s Tool Time descended, because it usually did, into a discussion about how marriage could be robust.
Tim asked if anybody in the studio viewers had, like him, been tricked right into a struggle with their important other. Two guys named “Dave” and “Jim” may relate, and Tim pulled them up on stage. As Dave, Chappelle lit up the display screen, so impressing ABC executives that they commissioned a present about Dave and Jim (Jim Breuer) known as Buddies. … Read More