8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 17, 2002 to April 15, 2005. Bruce Cameron's book of the same name, the show starred John Ritter during its first season.After Ritter's sudden death, Katey Sagal took over the show's starring position for the rest of the series' run. Bridget finds her popularity waning because of her exclusive, long distance relationship with Donny, while Kerry's social status skyrockets because of her relationship with Kyle.With so many new series popping up on streaming services and DVD, it gets harder and harder to keep up with new shows, much less the all-time classics.With TV Club 10, we point you toward the 10 episodes that best represent a TV series, classic or modern.The final series, its title trimmed down to 8 Simple Rules, ended in 2005, having won a cinematography Emmy in 2004.Ritter was also nominated posthumously in 2004, losing to Kelsey Grammar for Frasier.Cate (Katey Sagal) must raise three children (Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson and Martin Spanjers) on her own, with some help -- and some hindrance -- from her not-so-handy father, Jim (James Garner), and their new houseguest, C. On Thursday, she uploaded an Instagram photo of herself reuniting with the original cast of the ABC programme 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter - except, of course, for the late John Ritter.
Now the head of the household, the grieving Cate seeks help from her bumbling but well-meaning father, Jim (James Garner), and ne'er-do-well nephew, C. with Children") star as harried husband-and-wife team Paul and Cate Hennessy in this ABC family sitcom about the rules of raising adolescents.
In fact, the only support Cate seems to be getting is from her nosy neighbors, the Doyles, who share a well-kept secret about their own family – namely, all their children are adopted.
Cate teaches sex education at Bridget's school and gets suspicious when she reads a submission where a girl's older boyfriend was coming from Maryland and she felt pressured to have sex.
Her black-and-white snapshot showed the 30-year-old leaning into frame and grinning broadly alongside Katey Sagal, who played her mother, as well as Martin Spanjers and Amy Davdison, who played her younger siblings.
The Charmed actress captioned her photo, 'A little #8simplerules reunion party today with a tiny addition �� @kateylous @martinspanjers @amy_davidson #lennoxsawyerlockwood (someone is smiling down on us)!