8 simple rules dating my daughter episode guide
8 Simple Rules (originally known as 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 17, 2002, to April 15, 2005, with 76 episodes in three seasons. Bruce Cameron's self-improvement book of the same name.The show starred John Ritter until his death on September 11, 2003.Katey Sagal took over the show's starring position for the rest of the series's run.
The show, created by veteran comedy writer Tracy Gamble, derives its name and some of its elements from W.Bruce Cameron's book 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.The rules are: The third season took a creative turn, revolving more around cousin C. and Jim, the grandfather, than the immediate Hennessy family, more specifically not revolving around the raising of the Hennessy girls.After the novelty of newly added ensemble characters wore off, the show shortly returned to its roots.Widowed mom Cate Hennessy raises three teens in this sitcom, which shifted focus in 2003 following the sudden death of its star, John Ritter, just before the start of its second season.Cate's father Jim (James Garner) joined the show and helped the family adjust to the loss.Original Episode # Prod # Air Date Titles _____ ______ ___________ ___________ ___________________________________________ Season 1 1. 1-28 20 May 03 Sort of an Officer and a Gentleman: Part 2 Season 2 29. 1-27 13 May 03 Sort of an Officer and a Gentleman: Part 1 28. 2-9 23 Dec 03 The Story of Anne Frank and Skeevy 38. 2-15 24 Feb 04 Opposites Attract: Night of the Locust 44.