8 simple rules for dating my teenage daugter
The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining just what happens when Daddy's little girl becomes a teenager. A nationally syndicated columnist with the Rocky Mountain News, Cameron gained national attention with the publication of 8 SIMPLE RULES in hardcover, becoming a regular contributor to Time's "Your Family" column and a featured story on CNN, CBS's The Early Show, and in People magazine.The first three episodes of the show's second season had been completed when Ritter reportedly suffered an undiagnosed aortic dissection.After Ritter had experienced discomfort during his rehearsal of the show that afternoon, crew members took him to a nearby Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, where he suddenly died that night following a misdiagnosis of a heart attack.The finale received a 3.9/8 rating share which gave ABC a third place finish behind NBC's Dateline (5.8/11) and CBS' Joan of Arcadia (4.9/10), which starred Ritter's son, Jason Ritter.Shortly afterwards, ABC officially cancelled 8 Simple Rules in 2005.Widowed mom Cate Hennessy raises three teens in this sitcom, which shifted focus in 2003 following the sudden death of its star, John Ritter, just before the start of its second season.Cate's father Jim (James Garner) joined the show and helped the family adjust to the loss.
Before Ritter's death, the show ranked 42nd in the Nielsen ratings.
He showed his columns to the Rocky Mountain News and in 1998 they began featuring him weekly in their Home Front section.
He turned his "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" column into a book, which was published in 2001 and was turned into a hit television show in 2002.
He's been through braces (the most expensive metal on earth), kissing (do they have to use their lips?
), teen "logic" ("I asked if I could go out with Lindsey and you said no, so I went out with Courtney"), and, of course, dating, which leads to the 8 Simple Rules. Wonderful oneliners as "In my opinion a daughter's underwear has the same purpose as the police: to preserve and protect" And about underwear...