In memory of John Ritter(1948-2003): will be missed. 8 Simple Rules is an American sitcom television series, originally starring John Ritter and Katey Sagal.Retired and separated from his wife, Jim mostly spends his days making home improvements to the house - with arguably mixed results - and, in his own inimitable way, gives comfort and guidance to his daughter and grandchildren during their time of need.But the family is thrown for a loop when Cate's wayward nephew, C. (David Spade), moves in and finds it hard to resist getting himself into trouble or offering questionable advice to the kids.And youngest child Rory (Martin Spanjers), fondly referred to as "The Boy," is trying to fill his father's shoes by becoming the man of the family, while at the same time entering the world of puberty and discovering one of life's true mysteries - girls.Dating boys and fitting in with their peers will once again become a top priority for the girls. Luckily for Cate, her father Jim and her crazy nephew C. have decided to stay at her home and help her raise her children. 8 Simple Rules enjoyed three successful seasons on the ABC network, but was abruptly canceled after the end of the third season due to dwindling ratings.8 Simple Rules starred John Ritter as Paul Hennessy, Katey Sagal as Cate Hennessy, Kaley Cuoco as Bridget Hennessy, Amy Davidson as Kerry Hennessy, Martin Spanjers as Rory Hennessy, James Garner as Jim Egan, and David Spade as C. The series has been caught in syndication and the first and second seasons have been released on DVD.
Your goal is not only to travel, work or study here, but also to live here and experience the culture.But no matter what, Cate will continue to enforce Paul's number one rule - "If you make my daughters cry, I'll make you cry." In Memory Of John Ritter (1948-2003). 8 Simple Rules (formerly titled 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) is based on the best-selling book series of the same name.After entering a hiatus, the series continued without Ritter, incorporating the death of his character.James Garner and David Spade joined the cast afterward.