8 Simple Rules

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.

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 adjust to the loss.

Cast

Guest Stars

Larry Miller
Tommy
13 Episodes (2002-2003)
Adam Arkin
Ed Gibb
12 Episodes (2004-2005)
Jenna, Jenna Sharpe
7 Episodes (2003-2004)
Anthony
5 Episodes (2002-2003)
Donny Doyle
5 Episodes (2003-2003)
Duane, Duane McDougal, Zac
5 Episodes (2004-2005)
Marisa, Megan, Student No. 2
5 Episodes (2004-2004)
Danielle, Rachel, Rachel Sharpe
5 Episodes (2003-2004)
John Ratzenberger
Fred Doyle
4 Episodes (2003-2003)
Missy, Missy Kleinfeld
4 Episodes (2004-2004)
Alison Doyle, Beth, Beth Doyle
4 Episodes (2003-2004)
Ashley, Lynzee, Student No. 1
4 Episodes (2002-2004)
Cindy Williams
Mary Ellen Doyle
3 Episodes (2003-2003)
Connie Stevens
3 Episodes (2004-2004)
Patrick Warburton
Nick, Nick Sharpe
3 Episodes (2003-2003)
3 Episodes (2004-2004)
Jason
3 Episodes (2002-2003)
Secretary
3 Episodes (2004-2004)
Cybill Shepherd
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Dan Cortese
Scott
2 Episodes (2004-2004)
Heather
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Fran, Leslie
2 Episodes (2004-2005)
Nick Carter
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Pamela Anderson
2 Episodes (2005-2005)
Suzanne Pleshette
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Little Bridget
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Mrs. Connelly, Principal Connelly
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
2 Episodes (2003-2004)
Suzy Nakamura
Mrs. Krupp
2 Episodes (2004-2005)
Sissy
2 Episodes (2004-2004)
Reporter
2 Episodes (2004-2004)
Danielle
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Salesperson, Volunteer
2 Episodes (2002-2002)
Artie, Father
2 Episodes (2002-2003)
Andre, Russell
2 Episodes (2003-2004)
2 Episodes (2004-2005)
Lacey, Lacy
2 Episodes (2003-2004)
Shalindsay, Student
2 Episodes (2002-2004)
Jenna, Jenna Sharpe
2 Episodes (2004-2004)
Don Knotts
Himself
1 Episode (2003)
Byron
1 Episode (2003)
Ed O'Neill
Matt
1 Episode (2005)
Jason Priestley
Carter Tibbits
1 Episode (2003)
Jere Burns
Commissioner
1 Episode (2005)
Kyle Howard
Bruno
1 Episode (2005)
Lisa Rinna
Holly
1 Episode (2004)
Guitar Man
1 Episode (2004)
1 Episode (2004)
Raquel Welch
Jackie
1 Episode (2004)
Robert Guillaume
Cody Grant
1 Episode (2003)
Shelley Long
Mary Ellen Doyle
1 Episode (2003)
Christina
1 Episode (2003)
Tatum O'Neal
Ms. McKenna
1 Episode (2004)
Frank
1 Episode (2004)
Tom Poston
Jake
1 Episode (2003)
Tennis Player No. 1
1 Episode (2003)
Rachel Bilson
Gum Chewing Girl
1 Episode (2003)
Beth Grant
Mrs. Whitley
1 Episode (2005)
Rachael Harris
Margaret Brandenbauerbern
1 Episode (2005)
Mr. Kolodny
1 Episode (2005)
Nicole Richie
Ashley
1 Episode (2005)
Matt Lanter
Brendon
1 Episode (2005)
Erin Sanders
Riley
1 Episode (2005)
1 Episode (2004)
Annie
1 Episode (2003)
Crew Guy No. 1
1 Episode (2005)
Lindsay
1 Episode (2002)
Owner
1 Episode (2004)
Michael Kostroff
Photographer
1 Episode (2004)
Young C.J.
1 Episode (2004)
Danielle
1 Episode (2003)
Richardson
1 Episode (2005)
Crew Guy No. 2
1 Episode (2005)
Mary Maureen Doyle
1 Episode (2003)
1 Episode (2003)
Off. Jackson
1 Episode (2002)
Jesse
1 Episode (2003)
Katie Sharpe
1 Episode (2003)
Brandon
1 Episode (2003)
Custodian
1 Episode (2004)
Robert
1 Episode (2004)
Mall Shopper
1 Episode (2004)
Security Guard
1 Episode (2003)
Beth Doyle
1 Episode (2003)
Teacher
1 Episode (2004)
Director
1 Episode (2004)
Tyler
1 Episode (2003)
Receptionist
1 Episode (2004)
Policeman
1 Episode (2004)
1 Episode (2003)
Ms. Hunter
1 Episode (2002)
Heather
1 Episode (2005)
Sabrina
1 Episode (2002)
Blind Man
1 Episode (2005)
Construction Guy
1 Episode (2004)
Travis
1 Episode (2002)
Waitress
1 Episode (2004)
Trucker
1 Episode (2004)
Tennis Player No. 2
1 Episode (2003)
Hattie
1 Episode (2004)
Henry
1 Episode (2003)
Care Bear
1 Episode (2002)
Bartender
1 Episode (2004)
Pregnant Woman
1 Episode (2003)
Doorman
1 Episode (2004)
Instructor
1 Episode (2004)
Tyler McBain
1 Episode (2004)
Heather
1 Episode (2004)
Sarah Rafferty
Danielle
1 Episode (2004)
Crew Guy No. 3
1 Episode (2005)
Bully
1 Episode (2004)
Rachel
1 Episode (2003)
Attendant
1 Episode (2004)
TV Reporter
1 Episode (2003)
Manager
1 Episode (2002)