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The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (original title). 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. . Bridget initially felt guilty about Paul's death because the last words she ever spoke to him. for Dating My Teenage Daughter" and will air all three episodes that Ritter, who made his TV sitcom comeback on "8 Simple Rules" last.
I just want my dad back! Is that the dress you bought with my credit card? Yeah, isn't it great! I mean, you have your boob dresses and your good leg dresses and butt dresses, but it's hardly ever you get a good boob-leg-butt dress, you know what I mean?
You are too pretty for this dress. I just think it's for some girl who has to try really hard and you don't. You should respect yourself like was always telling you to.
You deserve the best. You deserve the best too. What Kyle said to you, he meant it. How do you know? Kyle and I went out for a really long time. He never said it to me. You know a lot of times people take orange balls similar to this one outside and throw them at basketball hoops.
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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? 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.8 Simple Rules Season 2 Episode 4 & 5 Full Episode
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. How can this be 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. But I meant on his hand or in the mirror or on plush toys. You kiss plush toys? No, you kiss plush toys. You look me in the eye and you tell me the truth. Why did it take so long to come pay your respects to your Uncle Paul?
You know he was the only guy who said I'd be somebody and I never was. I almost called him one time when I was running the Tilt-A-Whirl but all the parents freaked out because I was dialing instead of "paying attention" to their kids.
Bridget, are those new pants? Yes, aren't they cute? How did you pay for them?
Umm, with your credit card. You said Lulu's is having a sale on towels can you go buy some for the guest bathroom use your own judgement. So on the way to the towels I saw these leather pants that were on sale and I remembered C.
That made no sense, but at least you had the presence of mind to drag me into it. Dad, what did we say about hitting C. Not to do it. It's cause of him I'm using the damn cane, tripping over his damn extension cord, bruising my hip. Now I can't stand up. Dad, let's be positive. There must be something you can do. I can plot my revenge. You want me to go easy. I would just like to know what's going on inside my good child.
The thief, the druggie, or the biker chick? Opposites Attract 1 [ edit ] C.
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I remember in high school, I needed a duffle bag to carry all the cards I got. Oh, you don't believe me. I may not be much now as a result of some hard and yes questionable living, but back in high school, I was buff, young, and tan. I was the man. Oh yeah, show us your yearbook. The man was sick on picture day.
Lois dismisses Liddane, who departs after giving Stewie a mixtape. Stewie regrets his actions and pursues her, but she has disappeared. Two weeks later, Meg babysits Stewie again, then he realizes that he forgot to release Jeremy from Brian's trunk, and mildly assumes that he is dead, without much remorse. The beginning of the episode, in which Stewie experiments with teleportation pods when he is fused with Rupert, is a reference to the film The Fly. When Stewie realizes Liddane has a boyfriend, he thought that he and Liddane would go all the way and die together, and be the Family Guy version of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun 's suicide pact.
A flashback shows Brian by the bowling alleytalking about how high school girls keep getting pretty and staying young. This is a reference to the movie Dazed and Confusedwhere Matthew McConaughey 's character, David Wooderson says exactly the same thing.
Meg goes on Everybody Loves Raymond to tell Neil she does not like him. When Lois interviews several people to apply for being Stewie's babysitter, one of them is Gloop from the show Herculoids.
Tundro also comes in the house and starts shooting. The breakfast machine itself is similar to the breakfast machine featured in the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure. When Stewie throws Liddane's boyfriend in the trunk of Brian's car, he throws in an iPod in the Trunk as well, so he can listen to The Strokesthe band Stewie mistakenly calls "The Streaks. Said commentary also states that this is the first episode of Family Guy to make a reference to The Simpsons. Reception[ edit ] This episode was the most-watched program on its original airdate among adults 18 to 49, with a viewership of 6.