8 rules for dating my teenage daughter cast
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.
She captioned it: ‘A little #8simplerules reunion party today with a tiny addition 😍 @kateylous @martinspanjers @amy_davidson #lennoxsawyerlockwood (someone is smiling down on us)! Paul gets angry at Bridget for spending too much money on fashion, and tells her to find a job to learn more about money responsibility. Bridget receives a 40% discount off merchandise for being an employee of the store. Meanwhile, Cate goes on a dinner date with principal Gibb.She abuses the discount and overspends and receives no money on her first paycheck. Since the house is empty and it's Friday, Cate invites Gibb to watch Arabian Lawrence with her.Fred and Mary Ellen Doyle are shocked beyond words when Bridget decides to break up with their son Donny on a videotape, leading to a fight between the Hennesseys and the Doyles. A scout from Princetown is coming to see Bridget play tennis and Kerry becomes very upset at the very thought of Bridget possibly getting a scholarship to Princeton. plans to leave for Las Vegas to spend Christmas there because his parents always spent their holiday at some exotic location while he was "dumped" to some nanny. Cate makes the mistake of promising that the family celebrates this Christmas exactly like in the photo - and C. But what kind of Christmas present can he give to a girl who has everything? He introduces her as his "friend" Cheryl, but she is much more intimate with him than that. Cheryl, meanwhile, asks "personal tutoring" from C. Then she herself goes to ask Kerry if there is anything going on. Kerry thinks their appearance together would make a statement, but does not realize that the girl is attracted to her. points out that if Cate does not book a room, the kids will find someone else who will, the only solution Cate can come up with is to announce that the after party will take place at their house... The situation gets more complicated as Donny decides to leave the Naval Academy for Bridget and dash his future hopes and dreams of being in the Navy. doesn't wan't to share the room with Jim anymore, so Jim agrees to move to the "scary" attic if C. But Bridget is about to flunk maths which would mean she won't get to play when the scout arrives... Bridget has injured her leg in a bathroom accident, but tells everyone that Kerry pushed her down the stairs. But Bruno is already in the house and Kerry has offered the attic for him to sleep in while he's passing by during backpacking around America! Rory gets asked to the prom by a girl with somewhat questionable reputation - a fact with which Cate is not at ease with at all. Rory has a crush on the new exchange student and wants to go shopping for new clothes. In the Pilot episode, Cate decides to return back to work while Paul tends with the family.
Paul discovers that his oldest daughter, Bridget, is dating his co-worker's Tommy's son Kyle.
’ In the image Amy Davidson held her first child, Lennox Sawyer Lockwood, on her lap.
The ‘someone’ Kayley was referring to was 54-year-old John Ritter, who played their onscreen dad Paul. He was taken to hospital where he later died suddenly of an undiagnosed aortic dissection, which was mistaken for a heart attack.
The show took a break for two months and the cast were left devastated by his unexpected death, and when it returned they filmed scenes incorporating his death, where his character popped out for milk and never returned. Use your hands on my daughter and you’ll lose them after.
The show was based on a book called 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter: And Other Tips From A Beleaguered Father (Not That Any Of Them Work) by W.
Bridget faces a moral dilemma as she has to choose between having a relationship with Donny that would benefit her but which he might later regret or helping him realize his home is in Annapolis. He does no longer want his mother's company, only her credit card.