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8 Simple Rules (originally 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter for the first season) is an American sitcom comedy television show, French girl whom Bo and Billie had been falsely led to believe was their daughter on the NBC. Gramps Jim gets a letter from his ex-wife, who tells that she's seeing someone 8 Simple Rules (–) . Release Date: Show more on IMDbPro». Based on a popular W. Bruce Cameron column, 8 Simple Rules is your basic teenage daughters, bookish Kerry (Amy Davidson) and promiscuous Bridget the show's name was changed from the quirky Eight Simple Rules for Dating My a box of slippers on Paul's bed - saying kids have been stuffing them in his locker.
A lot of episodes shown he's fully aware of this trope and invokes it to have fun with the girls. Cate herself is not immune from this trope either - especially when she teaches Sex Ed in Bridget's class.
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Paul having a phone conversation with Bridget. We only get to hear Paul's side: May be a Running Gag. Cate was mainly a supporting role in the first season, as was Rory with Paul's conflict with his daughters as the central plot. After Paul's death, Cate became the lead and she and Rory received more plots.
Good luck finding an episode where she doesn't do this. Kerry as well, although to a lesser extent. Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Bridget uses this trope as her social image.8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter Sea1Epis21 - Kerry's Video
When a boy calls for her and Rory tells him she can't come to the phone because she's in the bathroom, she flips out. No one can know I use the bathroom! My life is ruined!
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Damage control, I have to do damage control! Put the phone down! There'll be a wider range of kids there than the one she's zeroed in on. So my friends would be a good influence on her? Well, yeah, kind of. It's like when a prisoner has a matching kidney. I'm not paying you. OK, remind me, why am I here? Well, you're hurting and you're my baby sister. I want you to know I'm here for you. Oh, wow, who are they? My brother and his friends from college.
They look like they do in the magazines.
Excuse me, but isn't that Kyle, your boyfriend, over there? You do know somebody. OK, for the next five minutes I'm in college. What are you doing here? Well, I put up with her 'cause she's my sister. Has nothing to do with how hot she is. She is depicted as a stereotypical blondea popular bombshell who is preoccupied with her looks, teenaged boys, and little else. She sometimes displays intelligence or profundity, but these are initially few and far between, yet often poignant.
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Her favorite book is J. Salinger 's The Catcher in the Rye. Bridget initially felt guilty about Paul's death because the last words she ever spoke to him were "I hate you" after arguing with him earlier that morning, because he said no to her using the car. In season two, Bridget was revealed to have been conceived on a beach. She is often seen as unattractive when compared to her beautiful older sister, Bridget.
She was accused by Bridget of stealing her ex- boyfriend, Kyle, though clearly Bridget's actions drove Kyle away.
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Kerry is negative about most things and sarcastic, often making snide remarks about essentially everybody, though less to her mother. She is also a passionate activist who cares about animal rights. She lost her virginity to Bruno her boyfriend in Europe later in the third season. She is often annoyed at her sister and is easily upset, yet frequently the two girls team up against their parents' authority or at the expense of their younger rascal brother.
Kerry is also very artistic and keeps a sketchbook.
After she starts dating Bridget's popular ex-boyfriend Kyle, her own popularity increases, and she begins to act a little more like her older sister. He constantly tattles on his sisters, getting twisted pleasure out of it, as per his remark when he had stirred the pot to his liking: Rory is his father's favorite, being the boy.
He becomes involved in money-making schemes with C. He is commonly seen playing in the living room and mentions wanting a monkey, which he once had by trading some of his father's baseball cards; the monkey was later traded for a guitar, which was short-lived, as Rory annoyed the family with it. He also delights in showing his friends the private aspects of his sister Bridget's life, mentioning once that his friends looted Bridget's underwear drawer.
Rory was hit hard by Paul's death and ended up punching a hole in his wall out of anger, cutting his hand. He covered for it saying he burnt it taking a casserole out of the oven.
After he enters high school, Rory matures, leaving C. However, Rory still had his moments. Jim Egan, portrayed by James Garner —is Cate's father. Jim served in the Korean War and is proud of his service he angers whenever it is mentioned as a "police action". He is very protective of the family. He often sneaks away to smoke tobacco.
He is divorced, having formerly resided in Florida before moving into Cate's basement, and often used to try to beat C. He takes pride in C.