8 simple rules to dating my teenage daughter season 1
8 Simple Rules (originally known as 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) is an American sitcom, originally starring John Ritter and Katey Sagal.It debuted on ABC on September 17, 2002, and concluded on April 15, 2005.Gamble was replaced by Judd Pillot and John Peaslee, who had performed the same role in the final season of Spade's sitcom, Just Shoot Me! The Friday night "death slot" ratings took their toll on 8 Simple Rules.The third season finale was not aired for May sweeps.8 Simple Rules is about an American married couple with three children and is set in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.
Shortly afterwards, ABC officially cancelled 8 Simple Rules in 2005.The show’s production was shut down to give the cast and crew time to grieve and also to give the network and producers time to decide if and how they should proceed. Cate is waiting for Ed to call her when Rory comes into her office, depressed.Though the sitcom revolved around Ritter’s character, it was ultimately decided to keep the show going and Ritter’s character dies off-camera. When he calls, Ed’s ready to get sexy with her over the phone but she has to hang up.The show returned two months after Ritter's death, with a one-hour episode, "Goodbye", which was turned into a tribute to Ritter's character.Subsequent episodes dealt with the family's reaction to his death and them moving on from it.