8 Simple Rules (2002)

The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand. (source: imdb.com)

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Release Date
17 September 2002
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Other Names
8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (seasons 1–2)
Filming Locations
Burbank, California, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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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. Ritter's character in the series was not replaced following his death on September 11, 2003. After entering a hiatus, the series continued without Ritter, incorporating the death of his character. James Garner and David Spade joined the cast afterward. ABC canceled the series on May 17, 2005 after three seasons because of low ratings.

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