Sep. 17, 2002
30 min.
ABC TV Network

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8 Simple Rules

'8 Simple Rules' follows a married couple with three children living in suburb of Detroit, Michigan. Paul's (the late John Ritter) two teenage daughters are starting to date boys and he has 8 rules they need to follow.

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The show had 3 seasons and 76 episodes air between 2002 and 2005.

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On September 11, 2003, John Ritter (Paul Hennessy in series) felt ill while rehearsing scenes for the second season and died later that day.

Series continued with James Garner and David Spade as his replacement.

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  • John Goodman was in negotiations to pay the lead.
  • Amy Davidson , who plays the younger sister, is actually six years older than Kaley Cuoco, who plays the oldest of the siblings.
  • A fourth season was planned until the series's unexpected cancellation.
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