Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 17, 2002
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
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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Jim Egan

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James GarnerJames Garner
James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner; April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor. He ...

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Jim Egan, Portrayed by James Garner (2003–2005), Jim was in the Korean War and looks out for his family. He often sneaks away and "takes care" of his smoking habit. He is now divorced and used to live in Florida but now lives in his daughter's basement and often used to try to beat C.J. with his cane. He once sent C.J. to Canada to buy acetylsalicylic acid for him. When C.J. discovers this is just Aspirin, Jim explains, "C.J., the pain in my hip is still here. But now the pain in my ass is in Canada!" He is now proud of C.J.'s success as a teacher. When C.J.'s biological father comes to visit his son, Jim feels out of place and angry because he prepared a car for C.J. after he becomes a full-fledged teacher but then Mr. Barnes gives C.J. a sports car.



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01x16 - Come and Knock on Our Door
Season 1, Episode 16
02x13 - Opposites Attract (1)
Season 2, Episode 13
03x20 - C.J.'s Real Dad
Season 3, Episode 20
02x09 - The Story of Anne Frank and Skeevy
Season 2, Episode 09
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