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Widowed mom Cate Hennessy raises three teens in this sitcom, which shifted focus in 2003 following the sudden death of its star, John Ritter, just before the start of its second season. Cate's father Jim (James Garner) joined the show and helped the family adjust to the loss.

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Season 3, Episode 9 Thanksgiving Guest

First Aired: November 26, 2004

On Thanksgiving Day, Cate brings home an unexpected guest, Ed Gibb (Adam Arkin); C.J. deep-fries the turkey; and Jim tries to fix the TV. Frank: Tom McGowan. Russell: Howard Alonzo. Cate: Katey Sagal.

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  • Premiered: September 17, 2002
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Widowed mom Cate Hennessy raises three teens in this sitcom, which shifted focus in 2003 following the sudden death of its star, John Ritter, just before the start of its second season. Cate's father Jim (James Garner) joined the show and helped the family… (more)

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