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8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter: And other tips from a beleaguered father [not that any of them work] [W. Bruce Cameron] on Amazon. com. Watch the official 8 Simple Rules online at hockey-jerseys.us add to my list . had grown accustomed to his wife Cate taking care of their son and two daughters. helping out with the kids, who have morphed into hormonally-challenged teenagers. An American sitcom starring John Ritter most popular before his untimely passing in ran from to on the ABC in America, ABC1 in the UK and.
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! 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.
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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.
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The First Thanksgiving[ edit ] Cate to Rory: What is going on with you and your sisters? I'm trying to protect them. I'm afraid that they are going to turn into big fat whores! Honey, your job is to be a year-old boy and a pain in the butt. I can do that! So, that's all you can think of to be thankful for? That you got the good hair? No, I said it's what I'm most thankful for. And, what about you, Cate?
What are you thankful for? Well, I'm thankful for my wonderful children, and for my great dad and my mom even though she couldn't be here. That's what I'm thankful for.
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We should be celebrating. Your sister got the lead in Aren't you a little old to be playing with a dummy? Aren't you a little old?
Cate finds a sullen Bridget in the attic Cate: I thought I heard something up here. What are you doing? Reading The Diary of Anne Frank. Mom, I don't think I can do this. Well, honey, when you get to a word you don't know, just sound it out. I mean, how could I have taken on the role of Anne Frank? She's just so incredibly wise and brave. I mean, I came up here to see what it was like to be her. I just can't do her justice. Of course you can. I know you never see this side of me, but it's true.
Sometimes I can be a little bit superficial. I'm just not Anne material. Think I should quit? Because it's not like I'd be letting anybody down.
There are tons of girls that could do a way better job than I can. I should quit, right? I don't wanna quit. But I don't wanna embarrass myself. I don't wanna embarrass you either.
Oh, that's just crazy, honey. But do you want to quit? I don't know what else to do. I'm out of my depth. Wow, you really did read the book. I don't think you should quit. I think you can do it. I know you can do it. It just doesn't seem right that I play Anne. I mean, we have a nice attic, and a nice house I can go to sleep at night when it's dark, in a warm bed I can leave whenever I want I don't know, my life is easy.
I just have not experienced that kind of hardship. Well, I can't imagine anyone playing the part has that kind of experience, but an actor finds things to draw on. You know, you have had your share of sadness. Dad, don't go looking for trouble! I've got this friend who keeps showing up when he's not wanted. Ask him to leave. He doesn't have any ears. I mean he shows up all the time. He's there in the morning.
He's there in the shower. I understand why he's there when Missy Kleinfeld walks by. But Hunter and I were have cheeseburgers and he was there too. You know when I was your age, my friend kept showing up too. We were like Hope and Crosby. You do realize I'm talking about my— Jim: We're talking about the same thing, son. What you're going through is perfectly normal. How can this be normal? I can barely walk. See this is what happens with a boy your age.
Well, in time it will pass. Usually when you get married it will go away completely. So what am I supposed to do in the meantime? Well try to avoid any situations where your friend, you know, tada. You know I'm always telling you to stand up straight, don't hunch over and get your hands out of your pockets.
Well hunch over and put them back in. Bridget, you're not going back to that job. You're not my parent. You're supposed to give me money and presents and be cute. Get Real[ edit ] C. Is that my Gampy?
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Is that my Gampa? Jim stares at him Please, don't get up. You told Rory he could get a girl to like him by practicing kissing on another girl? I told him to practice. But I meant on his hand or in the mirror or on plush toys. You kiss plush toys? No, you kiss plush toys. You look me in the eye and you tell me the truth. Why did it take so long to come pay your respects to your Uncle Paul? You know he was the only guy who said I'd be somebody and I never was. I almost called him one time when I was running the Tilt-A-Whirl but all the parents freaked out because I was dialing instead of "paying attention" to their kids.
Bridget, are those new pants? Yes, aren't they cute? How did you pay for them? Umm, with your credit card. You said Lulu's is having a sale on towels can you go buy some for the guest bathroom use your own judgement. So on the way to the towels I saw these leather pants that were on sale and I remembered C. That made no sense, but at least you had the presence of mind to drag me into it.
Dad, what did we say about hitting C. Not to do it. It's cause of him I'm using the damn cane, tripping over his damn extension cord, bruising my hip. Now I can't stand up. Dad, let's be positive.
There must be something you can do. I can plot my revenge. You want me to go easy. I would just like to know what's going on inside my good child. The thief, the druggie, or the biker chick? Opposites Attract 1 [ edit ] C.
I remember in high school, I needed a duffle bag to carry all the cards I got.
Oh, you don't believe me. I may not be much now as a result of some hard and yes questionable living, but back in high school, I was buff, young, and tan.
I was the man. Oh yeah, show us your yearbook. Cate starts dating her kids' high-school principal, Ed Gibb portrayed by Adam Arkintowards the end of season three. During her teens, she was more or less just as popular, scheming, and rebellious as Bridget, thus she is usually the first to notice when Bridget is up to something.
She received her middle name "Stinky" as a result of her father promising his best friend he would name one of his children after him after accidentally stabbing him with a bayonet while they were drunk in Korea ; to hide this, she claims that the S stands for "Stacy. She is depicted as a stereotypical blondea popular bombshell who is preoccupied with her looks, teenaged boys, and little else. She sometimes displays intelligence or profundity, but these are initially few and far between, yet often poignant.
Her favorite book is J. Salinger 's The Catcher in the Rye. Bridget initially felt guilty about Paul's death because the last words she ever spoke to him were "I hate you" after arguing with him earlier that morning, because he said no to her using the car. In season two, Bridget was revealed to have been conceived on a beach. She is often seen as unattractive when compared to her beautiful older sister, Bridget.
She was accused by Bridget of stealing her ex- boyfriend, Kyle, though clearly Bridget's actions drove Kyle away. Kerry is negative about most things and sarcastic, often making snide remarks about essentially everybody, though less to her mother.
She is also a passionate activist who cares about animal rights.
She lost her virginity to Bruno her boyfriend in Europe later in the third season. She is often annoyed at her sister and is easily upset, yet frequently the two girls team up against their parents' authority or at the expense of their younger rascal brother.
Kerry is also very artistic and keeps a sketchbook. After she starts dating Bridget's popular ex-boyfriend Kyle, her own popularity increases, and she begins to act a little more like her older sister. He constantly tattles on his sisters, getting twisted pleasure out of it, as per his remark when he had stirred the pot to his liking: Rory is his father's favorite, being the boy.
He becomes involved in money-making schemes with C. He is commonly seen playing in the living room and mentions wanting a monkey, which he once had by trading some of his father's baseball cards; the monkey was later traded for a guitar, which was short-lived, as Rory annoyed the family with it.
He also delights in showing his friends the private aspects of his sister Bridget's life, mentioning once that his friends looted Bridget's underwear drawer. Rory was hit hard by Paul's death and ended up punching a hole in his wall out of anger, cutting his hand.
He covered for it saying he burnt it taking a casserole out of the oven. After he enters high school, Rory matures, leaving C. However, Rory still had his moments. Jim Egan, portrayed by James Garner —is Cate's father. Jim served in the Korean War and is proud of his service he angers whenever it is mentioned as a "police action".
He is very protective of the family. He often sneaks away to smoke tobacco. He is divorced, having formerly resided in Florida before moving into Cate's basement, and often used to try to beat C.
He takes pride in C. Barnes, portrayed by David Spade —is Cate's nephew. He was once in the Army and claims to have studied aerial photography during the Gulf Warand to have received a Purple Heart in combat, which is in complete contrast with his generally childish attitude. He is a teacher at the school and often pursues women, albeit unsuccessfully. He reveals to them that he was ashamed that he did not live up to be the person Paul had once said he would be and avoided them because of that.
He lives along with his grandfather, Jim, in the basement having previously lived in a van, which was burned by that same grandfather. He once dated Mrs.
Krupp, his cousins' Kerry and Bridget math teacher, but he ended up cheating on her with his ex-girlfriend Cheryl. He once revealed that his first initial stands for Corey, but Rory said that was untrue.
He is often seen spending time with Rory when not with either Kerry or Bridget. His father, Tommy, used to work with Paul. Ed Gibb, portrayed by Adam Arkinis the principal of the local high school.