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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 1, Episode 1 Pilot

First Aired: September 17, 2002

In the pilot, Bridget doesn't tell the truth about where she's going and Kerry is suspended from school. Tommy: Larry Miller. Mrs. Connelly: Mo Gaffney. Kyle: Billy Aaron Brown. Jesse: Bryan Neal. Bridget: Kaley Cuoco. Cate: Katey Sagal. Paul: John Ritter.

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