The hit abc1 show 8 Simple Rules is a comedy which follows the lives of the Hennessay family as they go through the highs and lows of family life. In the first season, dad Paul constantly tries his hardest to keep track of his daughters and thier boyfriends, however after his sudden death in the second season, the family has to learn to deal with the changes, while grandad Jim and cousin CJ come to live, soon making all of thier lives hectic again!

The show stars John Ritter as Dad Paul in the first season, Katey Sagal as Cate the Mum, along with daughters Bridget, played by Kaley Cuoco, and Kerry played by Amy Davidson. Martin Spanjers plays the little brother Rory, aswell as James Garner who plays Grandad Jim and David Spade as cousin CJ.