8 Simple Rules is about a married couple with three children, set in a Detroit, Michigan suburb.The father, Paul Hennessy (John Ritter, Three's Company), is a sportswriter who is prompted by his wife Cate's, (Katey Sagal, Married...After experiencing discomfort during a rehearsal that afternoon, crew members took Ritter to a nearby hospital where he died that night.
His job as a sports writer kept him on the road a lot during the kids' formative years. Bridget: [to the tune of P-U-R-P-L-E, in the shower] Who's the girl with the pretty hair? And Jesus isn't going to wanna back outta that dare! with Children), return to nursing to take a more active role in raising their two teenage daughters, Bridget (Kaley Cuoco), and Kerry (Amy Davidson), and their son Rory (Martin Spanjers).The show, created by veteran comedy writer Tracy Gamble, derives its name and some of its elements from W.But when Cate decides to return to work as a hospital nurse, Paul takes a job as a columnist and agrees to make the duties of raising the kids a shared experience.