• Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 11, 2011
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3
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Mixed or average reviews- based on 61 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 39 out of 61
  2. Negative: 17 out of 61

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  1. Oct 19, 2011
    A pretty good show with a lot of potential the writing is excellent, the acting is admittedly sub-par and Tim Allens vlogs are hilarious as well as offers powerful insight into the plight of the modern day man. Finally a show that 21st century namby pambys can learn from. In this day and age of neurotic shy love-struck male leads such as "Raising Hope" "Wilfred" and even "Glee" (on a whole new level of femininity) its good for kids to see how a real man is supposed to look. Expand
  2. Oct 29, 2011
    Love this show! It reminds me of the sitcoms I grew up with in the 90's!!! Tim Allen is funny as usual!
  3. Nov 15, 2011
    this is the best thing to happen to tv since 1992. Thats right.. when home improvement started. I miss home improvement and it was a great show with a great cast. I love this show, but small issue is nancy travis, she is not a good mother figure for this. And it makes a feel weird seing tim with nancy on here and not jill. It makes me feel he left her since 1999 and stuff and not seing wilson over the fence and tool time. I miss home improvement. Expand

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 24
  2. Negative: 16 out of 24
  1. Reviewed by: Michelle Welch
    Oct 13, 2011
    While it returns Allen to a Mr. Fix-it style of parenting and some broad he-man comedy, the show offers fewer grunts and more shrieking female voices.
  2. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    Oct 11, 2011
    Very probably the worst sitcom on network television, Last Man Standing makes Whitney Cummings look like Noël Coward.
  3. Reviewed by: Mark A. Perigard
    Oct 11, 2011
    It's strange that the same network that airs these two stellar comedies [Modern Family & The Middle] would chose to regress and put this dreck on the air.