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Sep 15, A guide listing the titles and air dates for episodes of the TV series 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. (a Titles & 12 Nov 02 Two Boys for Every Girl 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter s01e09 - Two Boys for Every Girl Episode Script. SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of. Simple Rules is an American sitcom comedy television show, originally starring John Ritter and Also known as, 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (season While 8 Simple Rules was renewed for a second season and production had .. On RTÉ Two it was issued a 'PS' rating and on TG4, a '12' rating.
Oh, he's so awesome. We had such a great time. Thank you so much for letting me go. Oh, my pleasure, Care Bear. I knew you were ready to date. You are so much cooler than Dad. Well, it's not a competition. But if it was, I'd win. Does Jason have a thick accent and need to talk to Rudolfo? OK, no one in this house get on the phone. Kyle's taking me shopping.
If he asks where I was, do not say I was with Parker. I was at Mandy's watching Bring It On then went for pizza. Dude, Where's My Car? I'm not lying for you. She's not lying, either.
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Bridget, you know, this is You gotta stop. I mean, as much as it pains me to say this, even Kyle doesn't deserve this. I think you need to tell him the truth. Bridget, don't you have something to say to Kyle? I went on a date with Parker Jarvis. I see where this is going, and I want credit. I break up with you first. Doesn't the truth just feel better? Vegetarian meatloaf with polenta. Sex Ed[ edit ] Bridget when she learns Cate is teaching sex education: So, you just say yes without even totally considering how it can completely ruin my life?
Bridget, I think it's an honor your mother is going to teach you sexual education. After all, she taught me. Do you guys not understand what situation I am in here? I mean, Donny Doyle's coming in this weekend to see me. So, people already perceive my dating Donny Doyle as a slap in the face! I mean, you know, he's older and he goes to the naval academy instead of his school, and then Danielle's going to this party this weekend, she's all, "You better be there," and I'm all, "Uh, yeah," but Donny's all, "Oh, no, I don't want to share you," which is actually very sweet when you think about it, but it's just the sort of thing that Danielle's gonna use against me, and then points at Cate you have to go and exacerbate the whole thing by teaching sex ed at my school!
On the bright side, she did say "exacerbate. Why do bad things always happen to me? Nothing bad ever happens to you. Well, Bridget broke up with him [Donny] on that tape.
Everyone looks shocked Oh no! I thought everyone knew! Your daughter broke up with our Donny On our video tape? You stole Donny's harmony part?!
Donny, you went AWOL? This could have serious consequences! I'd face a thousand firing squads for Bridget! And you realize I'm going to have to tell your parents about this. Oh, no, don't do that! When Paul is checking messages on the answering machine First Message: Fred and Mary Ellen Doyle You know, you could return one of Fred's calls! I can't talk to you when you're like this! I swear, he would keep calling even if I changed the outgoing message to, "Doyle, you idiot, stop calling!
Kept trying to call, but I think something's wrong with your machine. There's something wrong with the answering machine? Rory, you fixed it! You were in a fight with my dad? It wasn't so much a fight as- Bridget: That is so cool. A battle to the death Cate: Yeah, this is Mrs. The girls arrive downstairs Kerry: Gosh, you are so jealous.
Oh, please, I debuted at number two on the hot list. Yeah, but she didn't have to do the things you did to get on it. The kids try to get Cate's attention, but Cate had just received the heartbreaking news and is in a state of shock Kerry: Mom, what's going on?
Grandma and Gramps are here. Is Dad with them? Well, then I really don't give a damn. Paul said he never knew how he did it, he just knew why, he loved his family. Goodbye 2 [ edit ] Cate: Coming to the breakfast table wearing pajamas and black socks? Asking my oldest daughter if that guy I saw her talking to yesterday at school was her boyfriend? Referring to rapper Fiddy Cent as "Fifty Cents"? Actually it was a trick question. The answer is all of the above.
Now do you know how many times I called my father an idiot? Because I feared him. Back then we didn't share our deep personal feelings, our deepest conversations usually revolved around the Tigers bull pen. But my kids, I can't get them to shut up!
There's not a feeling that my kids are afraid to express over and over and over. And my wife reassures me this is a good thing over and over and over, and she's always right.
So do I wish that my kids feared me? Well my house would be quieter, and I'd spend a lot less time in the bathroom, but no. Because I know that whenever they insult me whether it's a "You're an idiot," "You're a geek," or an "I hate you," an "I love you" isn't far behind.
And it's the knowledge that my wife and kids love me that makes it safe for me to wear pajamas and black socks to the breakfast table. The last words I said to Dad were, "I hate you. I think those were the first words you said to him, also.
My last words were an insult, too. He was wearing his Michigan sweatshirt with chinos, and I told him there weren't enough Queer Eyes in all of San Francisco to help him. Well, I sent him to the store for milk, so the last thing he heard out of me was, "Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah. I never would've got this far before. Dad would never let me go out like this. He would've definitely sent me upstairs to change and tell me to cover myself up in some hideous sweater and then give me a one-hour lecture on how I should respect myself and how guys are only out for one thing and I always hated when he did that!
I just want my dad back!
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Is that the dress you bought with my credit card? Yeah, isn't it great! I mean, you have your boob dresses and your good leg dresses and butt dresses, but it's hardly ever you get a good boob-leg-butt dress, you know what I mean? You are too pretty for this dress. I just think it's for some girl who has to try really hard and you don't. You should respect yourself like was always telling you to.
You deserve the best. You deserve the best too. What Kyle said to you, he meant it. How do you know? Kyle and I went out for a really long time. He never said it to me. You know a lot of times people take orange balls similar to this one outside and throw them at basketball hoops. Okay, but bring it back. They mean well, honey.
Yeah, I know they mean well, but I'm starting to feel like I'm in some kind of circus where the price of admission is a casserole. Step right up and see the grieving widow. The First Thanksgiving[ edit ] Cate to Rory: What is going on with you and your sisters? I'm trying to protect them. Jeremy, portrayed by Jonathan Taylor Thomasis Bridget's tutor and eventual boyfriend.
He is considered a nerd at school, and because of this, Bridget at first denies her interest in him by saying it was only because he was her tutor.
He was a white boy who spoke like a black rapperoften resulting in confusion. In "Cool Parent", he is shown to play lacrosse. Maggie shares the same sensitive, moody nature as Kerry. However, it appears from a conversation between Ed Gibb and Cate that Cate was the smarter one, as well as being more popular.
Fred Doyle, portrayed by John Ratzenbergeris a persistent and over-friendly neighbor of the Hennessys, and husband of Mary Ellen portrayed originally by Shelley Long and then by Cindy Williams. He is the father of Donald "Donny" Doyle, who has dated Bridget for some time. Fred was the head of the neighborhood watchand his family is revealed as religious when Bridget claims she is going over for Bible study in an episode in season two.
Crupp, portrayed by Suzy Nakamurais a math teacher from school. Damian, portrayed by Paul Wesleyis Bridget's ex-boyfriend. He appeared in two episodes. Laura, portrayed by Suzanne Pleshetteis Cate's mother. Ritter's death[ edit ] The first three episodes of the series' second season had been completed when Ritter experienced discomfort during a rehearsal on the afternoon of September 11, The three new episodes that Ritter completed were aired with Sagal introducing them.
Subsequent episodes dealt with the family's reaction to his death and how they moved on from it. The first four post-Ritter episodes were shot without a live audience with James Garner and Suzanne Pleshette guest-starring as Cate's strict parents and David Spade guest-starring as Cate's wayward nephew, C.
Garner and Spade later received starring roles in order to fill the void left by Ritter for the remainder of the series' run. Third season and cancellation[ edit ] Before Ritter's death, 8 Simple Rules ranked 42nd in the Nielsen ratings.
After Ritter's death, it had slipped to 50th, but was renewed for a third season, in which ABC moved the series to Friday at 8: The series' creator and showrunner, Tracy Gamble, left the series for a time over creative differences prior to the third season, but he later returned as a consulting producer midway through the third season. Even before the third-season finale's airing, rumors began circulating that 8 Simple Rules was facing cancellation due to Ritter's death and poor ratings. The Friday night "death slot" ratings took their toll on 8 Simple Rules.
The third-season finale was not aired for May sweeps. The finale received a 3. The series was removed from the network's lineup in Inthe show began airing in the UK on the Disney Channelwhich was edited for children's viewing.
The series was shown on both these channels full uncut, despite the fact it was shown pre-watershed 9.