My daughter is putting on her makeup, a process which can take longer than painting the Golden Gate Bridge. Places where there is dancing, holding hands, or happiness.Instead of just standing there, why don't you do something useful, like changing the oil in my car? The following places are not appropriate for a date with my daughter: Places where there are beds, sofas, or anything softer than a wooden stool. Places where the ambient temperature is warm enough to induce my daughter to wear shorts, tank tops, midriff T-shirts, or anything other than overalls, a sweater, and a goose down parka zipped up to her chin.The hour felt obliged to go through as many of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’ five stages of grief as possible in the space of 60 minutes — minus ads for the likes of Pizza Hut.Such phases as denial, anger, depression, and acceptance were handled with unseemly haste.I’m sure some viewers were moved by this hour, but I think it’s a mistake to let this process go on.
James Garner was the star of The Rockford Files that aired from 1974-1980!
It did Ritter’s ebullient spirit no great honor to have his costars slog through a weepy installment of the comedy, which also tried to slide in a few mild laughs.
This episode only emphasized what a mediocre show ”8 Simple Rules…” was whenever Ritter wasn’t on camera to mug endearingly and give a cornball line a wise-guy spin that could occasionally rouse a viewer’s grin.
Just before Katey Sagal’s Cate received the bad news via a phone call, her children, teenagers Bridget (Kaley Cuoco), Kerry (Amy Davidson), and Rory (Martin Spanjers), were doing some typical squabbling — variations on the usual poor-taste, banal running gag about how ”hot” Bridget is.
After Paul’s death was announced, Cate’s parents — characters we’d never seen before — came to comfort the family.