7: If your pants hang off your hips, I'll gladly secure them with my staple gun. He wants to take a more active role in the lives of his children so, when his wife Cate (Katey Sagal) returns to work full-time, he decides to stay home to take care of the kids.Though John’s tragic death ultimately spelled the end of the series, the show still plays in 30 markets world-wide and is often on cable networks in the USA.
In other words, the inane, smug, condescending, fucking filth like “Step By Step” and “Full House” is headed back to your living room in the form of shows like this one. A third problem is that the show is idiotic and unfunny. I have no idea why ABC is promoting this show so heavily.Legions of horny dads with ugly wives and no access to porn saying “Hey kids, it’s time for our favorite show!is your basic Dom Com where Paul and Cate Hennessy (played by John Ritter and Katey Sagal) attempt to ride herd on the burgeoning love life of their teenage daughters, bookish Kerry (Amy Davidson) and promiscuous Bridget (Kaley Cuoco).Or maybe you have an antique table that's crooked and need something about an inch thick to put under one of the legs.is a warm and funny look at life with teenagers, a survival guide written by a man who isn't sure he's actually surviving.(which co-stars Ritter’s son Jason), the show averaged just 6.8 million and fell to 94th for the season. promise that they won’t tell the kids, just in case it doesn’t turn out to be serious. Rory and Kerry enter and ask to borrow the mini-van (to steal the goat). The two steal the mascot and hide it upstairs in their house, where it eats Cate’s green sweater and stinks up the place. Surprisingly, they’re all okay with it and Cate feels much better. Then, Ed calls and tells her that he’s been offered a great position as a headmaster of a school in New York. She moves the phone call upstairs while the rest of the family are left to wonder what’s going on.Production had already wrapped when the show was cancelled in May so the last episode ends on a bit of a cliffhanger. figures out that Cate may be rekindling her relationship with Principal Ed Gibb (Adam Arkin) who is currently away at a conference. Cate’s father, Jim Egan (James Garner), moves in to help and Cate’s very immature nephew, C. (David Spade), moves in for additional comedy relief. There was initially a great deal of curiosity about how the death of Ritter would impact the show. She asks Rory to do it instead and Kerry, tired of being a “goodie two-shoes,” wants to be part of it. Cate comes home soonafter and she’s not happy about the four-legged houseguest either.After a while though, the additional viewership subsided and the sitcom averaged 9.98 million and ranked 50th for the season. can’t control himself and immediately tells Bridget. Over the phone, Cate and Ed agree that they are actually dating and she decides to take the big step of telling the kids. While they’re all arguing, it comes out that Cate’s begun dating Ed. She’s surprised that he cares so much and is touched.A New York Times bestseller, the book has proven popular for parents, teenagers, and former teenagers everywhere.It was the inspiration for the ABC show 8 Simple Rules, starring the late John Ritter.