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Cindy & Tony from Colorado Springs, Colorado
We loved the Tim Allen show at Pikes Peak Center (8/10/2018). Yes - there's vulgarity. Yes- there's "four-letter words." AND YES - you are warned when purchasing your ticket. Standup commedy is far different than scripted TV Shows/movies! We went in with eyes wide open and got exactly what we expected - an hour-plus of raunchy, funny, realistic humor! We laughed our asses off. Definitely recommended and we'd go again. Tim is someone we could be friends with! Funny funny man...
Katy from Colorado Springs, Colorado
GREAT TO SEE TIM
Opening act was a surprise and was very good; Tim's show was FANtastic! Enjoyed it!
Karen from Tucson, Arizona
Tim Allen is not only a good actor, but also a great stand-up comedian. We laughed the entire time as he was hysterically funny!! We would certainly see his performance again. Yes, this was not a show for children due to the vulgarity, but I've never seen a stand-up show that was appropriate for children. My only complaint would be in the venue (Tucson Music Hall) itself. I believe it was built in the early 70's, and the cushions on the seats felt like you were sitting on the floor. They probably should be replaced.
James G from Las Vegas, Nevada
Tim Allen was hilarious! We laughed the whole time!
Heath Schmid from Chicago, Illinois
TIM ALLEN AND LOWELL SANDERS KILLED IT!
This was our first time seeing Tim and it was well worth it. Laughed the entire time! Would have liked it if he would have made a round in his home state of Michigan, but the Chicago Theater was a great venue. If you're easily offended the stay home this show is not for you.....like Tim says everyone needs to stop being a bunch of pussies....LOL....so true! Lowell Sanders was a great opener and hilarious! Would go see him at his own show! Great time....thank you!
Greg from Las Vegas, Nevada
YOU WON'T LIKE THIS IF...
just saw tim allen in indianapolis and he was hilarious. great show. i see the bad reviews here but i think you have to know what you are getting. if you think tim allen is the santa clause or buzz lightyear you won't like this. i also think that if you have bought into modern political correctness this won't be very enjoyable. finally i think that if you are in a liberal audience you will get a different show. i see people saying he only performed for 45 min and the crowd didn't like him but here in indy the crowd cheered, he was enthusiastic and performed for well over an hour. jokes about the republic of california, joe biden, etc probably get dropped in liberal areas. in short, if you like the tim allen of last man standing you will probably like this show.
Anne from Houston, Texas
The show was a bit raunchier than I expected by still extremely funny. Judging from the laughter in the audience the show was a hit. Cannot remember the name of the lead- in comic, but he was very talented and just as funny. The only negative was unorganized parking at the venue. I may pass on future attractions just to avoid the frustration.
Susannah Taylor from Austin, Texas
LOVE TIM BUT...
Opening act Lowell Sanders was hysterical. Tim had his moments but, it felt like he was just trying to get it done so he could split. The worst part was Bass Concert Hall. if you're not right up front, it's hard to see the star or hear them. They should have screens up so we can actually see the act rather than a blurry person down below. If they're not going to accommodate us, then dont have shows for our age group. I could hear better in the bathroom. The sound people sit with headphones on. They should, I don't know, TAKE THEM OFF SO, THEY CAN ACTUALLY HEAR WHAT WE HEAR. For the money spent, UT can do better, so can Tim Allen. Lowell Sanders should have his own show. 9/21/18. I keep telling myself, if i cant get front row, we won't be going to Bass Concert Hall anymore. This time I mean it. Done.
Anonymous from Detroit, Michigan
I love his humor, his movies, TV shows. Didn't appreciate the vulgarity and sexual references. Not such a fan any longer, some is funny, too much is just bad taste. Not for children, your mother, grandmother. Not for anyone who appreciates the TV Tim Allen
Jan Fallon from Denver, Colorado
BETTER ON SCREEN.
We were excited to see Tim Allen as fans of his network shows and movies. He is so witty and such a great writer. This standup was different, lots of vulgarity bringing his usual brilliant humor down. Still a fan, and had some good laughs - but no more standup. The venue was disorganized. Lots of issues with seats in our area. 20 minutes in and still going on. Everyone was irritated til whatever the issue was finally resolved.
Tammy from Las Vegas, Nevada
I was so excited to see Tim Allen. Paid $200 for 2 tickets. The opening act is the reason I gave 2 stars. He was excellent. Tim’s humor was juvenile and actually boring. I expected so much more. Opening act should have his own show. I could have listened to him for a hour and still would have wanted more. Wish I could say that about Tim.
TC from Houston, Texas
I've always liked Tim Allen, but his standup on 9/22 in Sugar Land was just... bad. The show started nearly 30 minutes late. His opening act went for about 15 minutes, and he was pretty funny. Tim came out after a 10 minute video of montage of Home Improvement, Last Man Standing, Santa Clause and other works, and proceeded into an angry string of rants and stories drenched with "god damns" and "fucks." I've got no problem with profanity if it adds to the humor, but Tim's profanity did more harm than good. His stories were unoriginal, timing was bad, he was talking really fast and slurring his words. At one point, he yawned. He said good night about 45 minutes into it, and we thought he was kidding. I guess he told his bus driver to leave the motor running. He couldn't wait to get his rich ass out of there. Oh well... I guess I was silly to think he was anything like the roles he's famous for, or to expect him to know that's what his fans like about him.
Cindy from Detroit, Michigan
Disappointed...won’t be spending my money to see him again. Vulgarity filled show...way too much cussing. I guess today’s comedians think they have to go this route to entertain and so many people willing to pay for it. I’ll be searching YouTube to review a comedy act before buying a ticket.
Lisa J. from St. Louis, Missouri
Old material. Jokes appeared to be pulled from subconscious memory and haphazardly told. Awkward moments with silent audience. No attempt to connect with the city.
Linda from Denver, Colorado
TIM ALLEN SHOW FULL OF RUN-OF-THE-MILL BASE HUMOR.
Tim Allen show full of run-of-the-mill base humor., 2018-01-14 Reviewer: Linda from Denver, Colorado We were so disappointed with Tim Allen at the Bellco Theatre last night. His routine offered little wit, minimal creativity or insight and, sadly, very little humor. He filled the time with large doses of four letter words, descriptions of men's genitals, how God created a fart, how much he hated his Aunt and Grandmothers who raised him, how much he detested kids, and lots of other non-memorable unfunny stories that I've already fortunately forgotten. We expected so much more from him. Come on Tim, you are so much smarter than this. You severely under-rated your audience. And Just a word to the managers of the Bellco Theatre.. please provide some descriptive signage and teach your staff how to direct people to their seats!
Tom K from Orlando, Florida
TIM ALLEN ORLANDO SHOW
Tim Allen is either getting the wrong direction from his agent or manager or he is just getting lazy! The extreme language was not needed and seemed mostly out of place. We were expecting a performer at his level would not need to go down that path. Great material, well written and performed was what we were expecting but really didn't receive. He took the easy way out. Sad.
Disgusted from Albuquerque, New Mexico
We went knowing that the Stand-Up Comic Tim Allen would likely be different than the TV Tim Allen, but wow! Show was wall-to-wall vulgarity and foul language. Like non- stop! The comic who opened for him had a bit of that too, but not nearly as much and he was actually funny. I left feeling like Mr. Allen must be an incredibly angry and unhappy person. I don't recommend this show.
Suzen from Albuquerque
NOT WHAT I EXPECTED
Should have read reviews first. Tim performed in Albuquerque Dec 1, 2018. Opening act, L. Sanders was funnier than Tim. The vulgarity was over the top and he was not very funny. Seemed like a worn out routine that even Tim was tired of doing. Would not see him again ever. Kiva Auditorium was comfortable and charming.
Red Queen, Resident Evil from Orange County, California
THIS WAS THE RANTINGS OF A ANGRY OLD MAN
i have never been so disappointed in my life. i have seen all his movies and comedy shows and this is what his stand up acts is. F F F,, ,GD GD GD GD GD Seriously. Was that supposed to be funny because it wasn't? Some cursing is typical but at this rate why didn't you just call the so F and G D ... that about covered it. cant even believe that is who you really are. now on TV i see a huge HUGE phony
Jeff from Costa Mesa, California
FART JOKES A PLENTY
Not sure exactly what I was expecting, but Tim's performance was full of low brow, lazy jokes that made me chuckle a few times at best. For tickets that cost nearly $100 a piece, I felt robbed. His opening act started a few minutes after 8:00 and was very funny. At around 8:30, they showed a 5-10 minute montage of Tim's TV and movie appearances. i found this annoying - I don't need to come to a live show to see a best of clip real! Tim came on stage and proceeded to talk about how we cant do things like we used to (like use racial slurs, or call cigarettes "fags" because the "gays stole the word"). I laughed a few times but was mostly ready for it to end, when unexpectedly it did - abruptly after 45 minutes. Rip Off, don't waste your time or money unless you like obvious, uninspired, low brow humor.
Kristin from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NOT LIKE HIS SHOWS
It was f this and f that every other word, a conversation about how much he disliked his family, kids, and making The Santa Claus. All i have to say is he must have really great writers for his TV shows bc he needs to give up-stand up! I'm going to have a hard time watching his TV shows after this, what an angry person who is mad at the world.
Jg from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
SO EXCITED BUT SO DJSAPPOINTEDED.
My husband and I were so excited to see the Mr. Allen but that came to a crashing halt within the first five minutes of the monilog. Thought he had talent found out he didn't. The person or image portrayed in the short video was not any where near similar to the one doing the stand up. Seemed to use excessive vulgar content to get the laugh rather than the talent we all know he has. No longer a fan.
Love to Laugh from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NOT THE SAME TIM ALLEN YOU SEE ON TV AND IN THE MOVIES!
I was extremely disappointed with Tim Allen's show in Milwaukee. I wish I would have read the reviews before buying the tickets. He is NOT the same funny Tim Allen you see on TV and in the movies. His routine was mostly filled with LARGE doses of four letter words. I expected so much more from him. What a waste of money and a disappointment for my elderly mom, who WAS a huge fan. After the show I was embarrassed that those tickets were her Mother's Day gift from me. If you want to see a FANTASTIC comedian, go see FLUFFY =)
from Nashville, Tennessee
TIM ALLEN RYMAN AUDITORIUM
No longer a Tim Allen fan. I was deeply offended by his cheap, vulgar, unorganized attempt as a stand up comic. For years I have enjoyed his movies and sitcoms, but it only took a few minutes for me to lose my respect for him. I witness several people walk out during the show in disgust. I do not recommend attending this show.
April from Detroit, Michigan
I felt like I was at an open mic at a crappy alt- right bar. Terrible timing, bad jokes. Cringy is a good description.
from Nashville, Tennessee
TIM ALLEN .TERRIBLE SHOW
Very disappointed in the Tim Allen's show. To Too Much vulgarity. Will no longer be a fan of Tim Allen . Would not recommend this shows.
Kilroy from Columbus, Ohio
WILL THE REAL TIM ALLEN PLEASE SIT DOWN
His show in Columbus Ohio 4/26/19 potty-mouth, 3rd grade at best: toilets, farts, colonoscopies, drugs. Swear words galore, nothing like his movie/tv personas. Hugely disappointing, not worth the money spent, I would have had a better time staying at home and contemplating my navel! Do yourself a favor, save your money, boycott his show, do anything else instead.
JJ from Las Vegas, Nevada
TERRIBLE! DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME!
Agree with most people here that the show was not funny, filled with profanity, and not creative at all! Nothing like his persona on TV. Very disappointing!
Nathan Stiles from Orlando, Florida
I had great seats, and I'm a fan of Tim Allen. The profanity didn't bother me at all, it was the tired routine. For a 2 hour show, you got about 45 minutes of Tim, 20 of the warm up (who was good), the rest was waiting and montage. A couple of political jokes were funny, but the long running "jokes" about women being strong and evil (he hit both sides) were very tired and unwitty-- it felt like an attempt to get cheap pops and I started day dreaming. At some points he seemed to start out edgy in an non-PC way, but ended up placating to those he might offend by the punch line. Summary-- there's a reason his accolades were won as an actor. Oh, he did get a standing ovation, b/c he is Tim Allen. Sadly, that cheated him of knowing we've all seen/heard better.
Celeste from Orlando, Florida
THE REAL TIM ALLEN?
Gave 1 star because venue was Great and opening act for Tim was Hilarious. My husband & I were excitedly anticipating seeing Tim in live show. This man spewing the F word was not what we expected. Some use of cussing at the right time is amusing but Tim's use was overkill and distasteful. Using the F word in conjunction with God and Santa Claus over & over - NOT FUNNY. Sad really. Under the impression Tim was a rare conservative in wide field of Liberal comedians, we were expecting some good political banter. Maybe one joke was it. I guess Tim feels he has to keep his conservative leanings under wraps to placate his fellow celebrities & insure his Hollywood career. Weak. Adolescent humor about Farting and descriptions of genitalia might have brought some laughs in group of Middle Schoolers. Left Tim's show feeling quite disappointed and sad that the Tim we thought we knew and loved is just a figment of good TV writing. Kind of embarressed that spent so much on tickets for the show!
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