Bruce Cameron, this sitcom revolves around the Hennessys, a typical middle class family living in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.
Sportswriter and father Paul Hennessy (John Ritter) feels guilty about missing out on his children’s’ early years.
A free spirited yoga instructor finds true love in a conservative lawyer and they got married on the first date.
Though they are polar opposites; her need of stability is fulfilled with him, his need of optimism is fulfilled with her.
As they bicker about artificial sweeteners and attending church, it’s amazing how much you found yourself missing the laughtrack, conspicuously absent from the episode.
Rory's taunt changed in every opening sequence (although they were often repeated between non-consecutive episodes).
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When Ritter unexpectedly died in 2003, the producers decided to keep the show going and his character died off-camera on the show. (David Spade), moves into the house’s basement with Grandfather Jim and frustrates him and the rest of the family to no end.
Cate’s father, a man in the middle of his own divorce crisis, Jim Egan (James Garner), moves in to help his grieving daughter and grandchildren adjust to their new life.