The second season found the Hennessy's dealing with the loss of their beloved husband and father. In episode #16, "Come and Knock on Our Door", the set of John Ritter's 1977-1984 sitcom, "Three's Company" was rebuilt to the exact same specifications! If you pull into my driveway and honk you'd better be delivering a package, because you're sure as heck not picking anything up. If you cannot keep your eyes or hands off of my daughter's body, I will remove them. I am aware that it is considered fashionable for boys of your age to wear their trousers so loosely that they appear to be falling off their hips.Cate Hennessey's father (James Garner of "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files fame) joined the cast along with her nephew C. (David Spade of "Saturday Night Live" and "Just Shoot Me"). Paul Hennessy (2002-2003) Katey Sagal .............. Please don't take this as an insult, but you and all of your friends are complete idiots.On Tuesday night, the cast, producers and writers of "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" took their tragic loss of a co-star and friend and, in a nod to moving on, created honest, wonderful television. Considering the way television can bungle these things, the sitcom's return without John Ritter, whose sudden death of an aortic dissection in September shocked so many, could have been a lot worse.After Ritter's death, the cast and the network mourned, quite publicly, to strong ratings that, overnight, turned the network's modest hit into a legitimate contender bleeding viewers from its comedy competition on NBC.
is an owner's manual for anyone who once had cute little girls and now has teenage daughters and is trying to figure out what happened.I had just turned 16 and I walked in wearing a very tiny outfit.I was sitting at the table reading my script when John walked in the room.' He must have said it 100 times, and I laughed EVERY SINGLE TIME.Whenever I eat chips I think of John because I know he's laughing too :)" 2. Katey Sagal hosted the final episodes featuring John and as a further tribute to his memory, the very first episode without him, "Goodbye - Parts 1 & 2" were filmed without laugh tracks or a studio audience.