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After the novelty of newly added ensemble characters wore off, the series returned to its original format.In several episodes, characters drink "Safeway Select" colas.The first season focused on Paul being left in charge of the kids after Cate takes a full-time job as a nurse, with comedic emphasis on his often strict rules concerning his daughters and dating.
'That 'someone' referred to John Ritter, who played the patriarch of the programme's central Hennessy family.
After a while though, the additional viewership subsided and the sitcom averaged 9.98 million and ranked 50th for the season. can’t control himself and immediately tells Bridget. Over the phone, Cate and Ed agree that they are actually dating and she decides to take the big step of telling the kids. While they’re all arguing, it comes out that Cate’s begun dating Ed. She’s surprised that he cares so much and is touched.
(which co-stars Ritter’s son Jason), the show averaged just 6.8 million and fell to 94th for the season. promise that they won’t tell the kids, just in case it doesn’t turn out to be serious. Rory and Kerry enter and ask to borrow the mini-van (to steal the goat). The two steal the mascot and hide it upstairs in their house, where it eats Cate’s green sweater and stinks up the place. Surprisingly, they’re all okay with it and Cate feels much better. Then, Ed calls and tells her that he’s been offered a great position as a headmaster of a school in New York. She moves the phone call upstairs while the rest of the family are left to wonder what’s going on.
After a hiatus, the series returned and continued without Ritter, with the producers deciding to kill off Paul and not replace him.
James Garner and David Spade later joined the main cast as Cate's father and nephew, Jim Egan and C. Barnes, in an attempt to fill the void left by Ritter.
Ritter appeared in over one hundred films and television series combined and performed on Broadway, with notable roles in It (1990), Problem Child (1990), Problem Child 2 (1991), and Bad Santa in 2003 (his final live action film which was dedicated to his memory).