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is your basic Dom Com where Paul and Cate Hennessy (played by John Ritter and Katey Sagal) attempt to ride herd on the burgeoning love life of their teenage daughters, bookish Kerry (Amy Davidson) and promiscuous Bridget (Kaley Cuoco).Rounding out the family is son Rory (Martin Spanjers), who is Paul's only other source of testosterone, and thus they bond often. until the show was derailed by the death of John Ritter. Because of Ritter's death, the show's name was changed from the quirky .The show returned two months after Ritter's death, with a one-hour episode, "Goodbye", which was turned into a tribute to Ritter's character.Subsequent episodes dealt with the family's reaction to his death and them moving on from it.Original Episode # Prod # Air Date Titles _____ ______ ___________ ___________ ___________________________________________ Season 1 1. 1-28 20 May 03 Sort of an Officer and a Gentleman: Part 2 Season 2 29. The first four post-Ritter episodes were shot without a live audience with James Garner and Suzanne Pleshette guest-starred as Cate's strict parents and David Spade guest-starred as Cate's wayward nephew, C. Garner and Spade later received starring roles as Ritter's replacement for the rest of the show's broadcast.Before Ritter's death, the show ranked 42nd in the Nielsen ratings.
Cate's father Jim (James Garner) joined the show and helped the family adjust to the loss.
James Garner and David Spade joined the cast afterward.
ABC canceled the series on May 17, 2005 after three seasons due to low ratings.
The first three episodes of the show's second season had been completed when Ritter reportedly suffered an undiagnosed aortic dissection.
After Ritter had experienced discomfort during his rehearsal of the show that afternoon, crew members took him to a nearby Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, where he suddenly died that night following a misdiagnosis of a heart attack.
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