Many special guests made cameo appearances on Tool Time. These friends included race automotive drivers Johnny Rutherford, Robby Gordon, Mario and Michael Andretti, Al Unser, Sr./Jr./III, actress and model Jenny McCarthy (the season eight episode “Young at Heart”), nation artist Alan Jackson (the season 5 episode “When Harry Kept Delores”), golfer Payne Stewart (the season 7 episode “Futile Attraction”) and comedian Drew Carey (the season 6 episode “Totally Tool Time”, though not enjoying himself). Stephen Tobolowsky was tapped to play the Tool Time co-host, Glen. However, he was nonetheless busy with a movie that was in the course of production on the time the primary pilot was to be shot. Therefore, the producers set out to solid an alternate character that may stand in as Tim’s co-host for the pilot, or for however many episodes were required till Tobolowsky was available.
He personally delivered his application to the Academy, … Read More