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Rites & Wrongs of Passage

Episode Number:026 / 2.02
Production Number:71941
Show Number:A326
Air Date:23 September 1992
Writer:Susan Estelle Jansen
Director:John Pasquin
Taping Date:


Tim has bought tickets to a truck rally and the boys are excited. The next day, the principal of Brad's school tells Jill that Brad pulled a prank with a dead frog in food line at school. So they ground him for the weekend, but Tim talks Jill into letting him go to the truck rally. But the next day, a policewoman brings Brad home after he threw stones at a greenhouse. As punishment, Brad can't go to the truck rally. Tim turns to Wilson to find out what's wrong, and Wilson tells him how he must help Brad step into manhood. So he lets Brad use the firecutter. Also, Tim takes parts in a cabertoss competition.


Dedicated to the memory of Raymond T. Hughes



Tim AllenasTim Taylor
Patricia RichardsonasJill Taylor
Earl HindmanasWilson
Zachery Ty BryanasBrad Taylor
Jonathan Taylor ThomasasRandy Taylor
Taran Noah SmithasMark Taylor
Richard KarnasAl Borland

Guest Cast

Will NyeasAngus McLain
Virginia WatsonasPolicewoman


ProducersGayle S. Maffeo, John Pasquin, Billy Riback
Created byCarmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Matt Williams
Executive ProducersCarmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Matt Williams
Supervising Producer Maxine Lapiduss
Associate Producer Frank McKemy
Executive Story Consultant Howard M. Gould
Executive Story Editor Howard J. Morris
Story Editor Susan Estelle Jansen
Executive Consultant Tim Allen
Director of Photography Donald A. Morgan
Production Designer David Sackeroff
EditorsAlex Gimenez, Marco Zappia
Associate Director Peter Filsinger
Stage Manager Shawn Shea
Original Music by Dan Foliart
Casting by Deborah Barylski, C.S.A.
Set Decorator Jeannie Gunn
Property Master Warren Shaffer
Script Supervisor Susan Straughn Harris
Production Coordinator Caterina Fiordellisi Nelli
Key CostumersNicole Gorsuch, Valerie Laven-Cooper
Make-up Wendy J. Weiss
Hair Stylist Maria Valdivia
Opening Design by Geoffrey Nelson
Post Production Supervisor Jim Praytor
Technical Director Chris Donovan
Audio Klaus Landsberg
Video Bob Kaufmann
Based on the Stand-Up Comedy of TIM ALLEN
© MCMXCII Touchstone Pictures and Television. All rights reserved
Dedicated to the memory of Raymond T. Hughes
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Touchstone Television
Distributed by Buena Vista International, Inc.

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