8 simple rules of dating my teenage daughter book
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.
But his character is too familiar, his context too trite.
James Garner and David Spade joined the cast afterward.
ABC canceled the series on May 17, 2005 after three seasons due to low ratings.
While the pilot merely introduces the characters, episode two, entitled "Wall of Shame," is as hackneyed as they come -- a full 30 minutes of Paul complaining that he's missing a big game on TV because he has to deal with his ne'er-do-well offspring.
While 8 Simple Rules is "based on" the best-selling book by W.
Even beyond these repetitions, the kids are stock sitcom characters.