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8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 17, to April 15, Simple Rules is an American sitcom comedy television show, originally starring John Ritter and The series' name and premise were derived from the book 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter by W. Bruce Cameron. While 8. 8 Simple Rules (originally 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) was the three-season sitcom in which Katey Sagal starred from on ABC.
Brian finds a clause in the contract stating that it is null and void if Neil cheats on Meg, so Peter convinces Lois to dress as Mystique and seduce him at a fake X-Men convention.
Neil tells Meg that he only wants her to be with him if she wants to be with him, tears up the contract, and quickly reconciles with his previous girlfriend. Meg's relief quickly gives way to renewed jealousy. Meanwhile, after Meg had complained that she was tired of babysitting Stewie while Peter and Lois went out, Lois interviews candidates for a new babysitter.
Stewie instantly falls in love with Liddane, an attractive young applicant. Liddane already has a boyfriend named Jeremy, however, and in a jealous rage, Stewie clubs him with a tire ironties him up, duct tapes his mouth shut, and locks him in the trunk of Brian's car. After Liddane refuses to let Stewie touch her breast, he drugs her and tells Lois that she invited friends over and that they were doing drugs.
Lois dismisses Liddane, who departs after giving Stewie a mixtape.
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Stewie regrets his actions and pursues her, but she has disappeared. Okay, but bring it back. They mean well, honey. Yeah, I know they mean well, but I'm starting to feel like I'm in some kind of circus where the price of admission is a casserole.
Step right up and see the grieving widow. The First Thanksgiving[ edit ] Cate to Rory: What is going on with you and your sisters? I'm trying to protect them. I'm afraid that they are going to turn into big fat whores! Honey, your job is to be a year-old boy and a pain in the butt. I can do that! So, that's all you can think of to be thankful for? That you got the good hair?
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No, I said it's what I'm most thankful for. And, what about you, Cate? What are you thankful for? Well, I'm thankful for my wonderful children, and for my great dad and my mom even though she couldn't be here. That's what I'm thankful for. We should be celebrating. Your sister got the lead in Aren't you a little old to be playing with a dummy? Aren't you a little old? Cate finds a sullen Bridget in the attic Cate: I thought I heard something up here.
What are you doing? Reading The Diary of Anne Frank. Mom, I don't think I can do this. Well, honey, when you get to a word you don't know, just sound it out. I mean, how could I have taken on the role of Anne Frank? She's just so incredibly wise and brave. I mean, I came up here to see what it was like to be her. I just can't do her justice. Of course you can. I know you never see this side of me, but it's true. Sometimes I can be a little bit superficial. I'm just not Anne material.
Think I should quit? Because it's not like I'd be letting anybody down. There are tons of girls that could do a way better job than I can. I should quit, right? I don't wanna quit. But I don't wanna embarrass myself. I don't wanna embarrass you either. Oh, that's just crazy, honey. But do you want to quit? I don't know what else to do. I'm out of my depth.
Wow, you really did read the book. I don't think you should quit. I think you can do it. I know you can do it. It just doesn't seem right that I play Anne. I mean, we have a nice attic, and a nice house I can go to sleep at night when it's dark, in a warm bed I can leave whenever I want I don't know, my life is easy. I just have not experienced that kind of hardship. Well, I can't imagine anyone playing the part has that kind of experience, but an actor finds things to draw on.
You know, you have had your share of sadness. Dad, don't go looking for trouble! I've got this friend who keeps showing up when he's not wanted. Ask him to leave. He doesn't have any ears. I mean he shows up all the time. He's there in the morning. He's there in the shower. I understand why he's there when Missy Kleinfeld walks by. But Hunter and I were have cheeseburgers and he was there too. You know when I was your age, my friend kept showing up too.
We were like Hope and Crosby. You do realize I'm talking about my— Jim: We're talking about the same thing, son. What you're going through is perfectly normal.
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I can barely walk. See this is what happens with a boy your age. Well, in time it will pass. Usually when you get married it will go away completely. So what am I supposed to do in the meantime? Well try to avoid any situations where your friend, you know, tada.
You know I'm always telling you to stand up straight, don't hunch over and get your hands out of your pockets. Well hunch over and put them back in. Bridget, you're not going back to that job. You're not my parent. You're supposed to give me money and presents and be cute. Get Real[ edit ] C. Is that my Gampy?
Is that my Gampa? Jim stares at him Please, don't get up. You told Rory he could get a girl to like him by practicing kissing on another girl?
I told him to practice. Nonetheless, he loves his children, and wants them to have happy futures. Paul dies in the second season after collapsing in the store while buying milk. Though no real reason is given for why he collapsed, it is believed that it had something to do with his heart, as was the reason for John Ritter's death. The wife, mother, nurse and easily the most sane and composed person in the family. She takes a nursing job at the kids' school so that she can work standard hours and spend more time with the kids.
Cate starts dating her kids' high school principal, Ed Gibb portrayed by Adam Arkintowards the end of Season 3. It is revealed that during her teens, she was more or less just as popular, scheming and rebellious as Bridget and thus she is usually the first to notice when Bridget is up to something. She received her middle name "Stinky" as a result of her father promising his best friend he would name one of his children after him after accidentally stabbing him with a bayonet while they were drunk in Korea; to hide this, she claims that the S stands for "Stacy.
Bridget is the beautiful, dim-witted oldest child. She is depicted as a stereotypical blonde, a popular bombshell who is preoccupied with her looks, teenage boys and little else. She sometimes displays intelligence or profundity, but these are initially few and far between, yet often poignant. Her favorite book is J. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. After her father dies, she starts to mature more. Bridget initially felt guilty about Paul's death because the last words she ever spoke to him were "I hate you" after arguing with him earlier that morning, because he said no to her using the car.
It was revealed in season 2 that Bridget was conceived on a beach. She is the middle child, but she's not very happy about it. She is often seen as unattractive when compared to her beautiful older sister, Bridget. She was accused by Bridget of stealing her ex- boyfriend, Kyle, though it was quite clear that Bridget's actions drove Kyle away.
Kerry is sarcastic, often making snide remarks about essentially everybody, though less to her mother. She is also a passionate activist who cares about animal rights. She lost her virginity to Bruno her boyfriend in Europe later in the third season.
She is often annoyed at her sister and is easily upset, yet frequently the two girls team-up against their parents' authority or at the expenses of their younger rascal brother. Kerry is also very artistic and keeps a sketchbook. After she starts dating Bridget's popular ex-boyfriend Kyle, her own popularity increases, and she begins to act a little more like her older sister.
He constantly tattles on his sisters, getting twisted pleasure out of it, as per his remark when he had stirred the pot to his liking: Rory is his father's favorite, being the boy. He becomes involved in money-making schemes with C. He is commonly seen playing in the living room and mentions wanting a monkey, which he once had by trading some of his father's baseball cards; the monkey was later traded for a guitar, which was short-lived as Rory annoyed the family with it.
He also delights in showing his friends the private aspects of his sister Bridget's life, mentioning once that his friends looted Bridget's underwear drawer.
Rory was hit hard by Paul's death and ended up punching a hole in his wall out of anger, cutting his hand. He covered for it saying he burnt it taking a casserole out of the oven.
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After he enters high school, Rory matures, leaving C. However, Rory still had his moments. Jim Egan, portrayed by James Garner —is Cate's father.