The Charmed actress captioned her photo, 'A little #8simplerules reunion party today with a tiny addition �� @kateylous @martinspanjers @amy_davidson #lennoxsawyerlockwood (someone is smiling down on us)!
'That 'someone' referred to John Ritter, who played the patriarch of the programme's central Hennessy family.
(C) Kay Kellam, 2001 for Pop Arts Prior to having her first novel, A Life to Di For, published author Kay Kellam enjoyed a variety of jobs that helped to shape her outlook on the world, and her profession.
In the immediate aftermath of John Ritter’s death, it was hard to take issue with ABC’s decisions, since execs were thrust into an untenable situation.
The 54-year-old had been rushed to hospital straight from a rehearsal for 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter.
The final series, its title trimmed down to 8 Simple Rules, ended in 2005, having won a cinematography Emmy in 2004.
After a while though, the additional viewership subsided and the sitcom averaged 9.98 million and ranked 50th for the season. can’t control himself and immediately tells Bridget. Over the phone, Cate and Ed agree that they are actually dating and she decides to take the big step of telling the kids. While they’re all arguing, it comes out that Cate’s begun dating Ed. She’s surprised that he cares so much and is touched.
(which co-stars Ritter’s son Jason), the show averaged just 6.8 million and fell to 94th for the season. promise that they won’t tell the kids, just in case it doesn’t turn out to be serious. Rory and Kerry enter and ask to borrow the mini-van (to steal the goat). The two steal the mascot and hide it upstairs in their house, where it eats Cate’s green sweater and stinks up the place. Surprisingly, they’re all okay with it and Cate feels much better. Then, Ed calls and tells her that he’s been offered a great position as a headmaster of a school in New York. She moves the phone call upstairs while the rest of the family are left to wonder what’s going on.
Meanwhile, Paul and Cate are shocked when honor student Kerry is suspended for ditching school.
"8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" stars John Ritter as Paul Hennessy, Katey Sagal as Cate Hennessy, Kaley Cuoco as Bridget Hennessy, Amy Davidson as Kerry Hennessy and Martin Spanjers as Rory Hennessy. Bruce Cameron's bestselling book, "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter." Tracy Gamble ("Home Improvement," "The Golden Girls"), who created the series, also serves as executive producer, along with Tom Shadyac ("Liar Liar," "The Nutty Professor," "Patch Adams"), Flody Suarez ("The Tick") and Michael Bostick ("Liar Liar").
Ritter was also nominated posthumously in 2004, losing to Kelsey Grammar for Frasier.
And Pam Dawber Catapulted By Their New Satellite Dish Into An Alternative Tv Dimension Called Hellvision. Director: Peter Hyams (DVD) Paul Hennessy (John Ritter, "Three's Company"), a loving and rational dad, suddenly discovers -- after agreeing to share the duties of raising the kids when his wife, Cate (Katey Sagal, "Married..Children"), returns to work -- that his two darling daughters have morphed into hormonally-charged, incomprehensible teenagers, on the series premiere of the family comedy "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 (- p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
He wants to take a more active role in the lives of his children so, when his wife Cate (Katey Sagal) returns to work full-time, he decides to stay home to take care of the kids.