8 Simple Rules

  • TV-PG
An overprotective dad tries to keep his kids in check.
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An overprotective dad tries to keep his kids in check.

Original Release

09/17/2002 on ABC

US Release




Amy Davidson Kerry Hennessy
Martin Spanjers Rory Hennessy
Katey Sagal Cate Hennessy
Kaley Cuoco Bridget Hennessy
James Garner Jim Egan
David Spade C.J. Barnes
John Ritter Paul Hennessy
Billy Aaron Brown Kyle
Adam Arkin Principal Ed Gibb
Larry Miller Tommy
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 First Day of School Friday, 24 September 2004
2 Changes Friday, 01 October 2004
3 School Nurse Friday, 08 October 2004
4 Out of the Box Friday, 15 October 2004
5 Car Trouble Friday, 22 October 2004
6 Halloween Friday, 29 October 2004
7 Coach Friday, 05 November 2004
8 Secrets Friday, 12 November 2004
9 Thanksgiving Guest Friday, 26 November 2004
10 Vanity Unfair Friday, 03 December 2004
11 Princetown Girl Friday, 10 December 2004
12 A Very C.J. Christmas Friday, 17 December 2004
13 The Sub Friday, 07 January 2005
14 C.J.'s Temptation Friday, 07 January 2005
15 Old Flame Friday, 14 January 2005
16 Closure Friday, 21 January 2005
17 VolleyBrawl Friday, 28 January 2005
18 Freaky Friday Friday, 04 February 2005
19 Torn Between Two Lovers Friday, 11 February 2005
20 C.J.'s Real Dad Friday, 18 February 2005
21 The After Party Friday, 04 March 2005
22 The Teachers Lounge Friday, 01 April 2005
23 Sleepover Friday, 08 April 2005
24 Ditch Day Friday, 15 April 2005


James Widdoes, Lynn M. McCracken, Pat Fischer-Doak, Mark Cendrowski, Terry Hughes, Robby Benson, Gil Junger, Barnet Kellman


W. Bruce Cameron, Bonnie Kallman, Martin Weiss, David S. DiPietro, Paul F. Ciancarelli, Tracy Gamble, Bill Daly, Seth Kurland, Bill Callahan, Bryan Behar, Steve Baldikoski, Rob Hanning, David Flebotte, Gayle Abrams, Christy Jacobs, Tamiko K. Brooks, Philip Wen, Robert Spina, Dena Waxman, John Peaslee, Judd Pillot, Michael Langworthy, Grant Nieporte, Heather MacGillvray, Linda Mathious, Janis Hirsch, Kathy Ann Stumpe, Hayes Jackson, Rosalind Moore, Wendy Engelberg, Amy Engelberg, Donald R. Beck, Kim C. Friese, Laurie Gelman, Ric Swartzlander, Jeremiah Leibowitz


Tracy Gamble



Tom Shadyac Executive Producer
Michael Bostick Executive Producer
Flody Suarez Executive Producer
Tracy Gamble Executive Producer
Seth Kurland Executive Producer
James Widdoes Executive Producer
Martin Weiss Executive Producer
Michael Langworthy Executive Producer
Rob Hanning Executive Producer
Ric Swartzlander Executive Producer
Steve Baldikoski Executive Producer
Bryan Behar Executive Producer
Kathy Ann Stumpe Executive Producer
Gayle Abrams Executive Producer
Judd Pillot Executive Producer
John Peaslee Executive Producer
Janis Hirsch Executive Producer
Lloyd Garver Executive Producer
Miriam Trogdon Executive Producer
Alan Padula Producer
Bonnie Kallman Producer
Judy Rauh Simmons Producer
Bill Callahan Producer
Donald R. Beck Producer
David Flebotte Producer
David S. DiPietro Producer
Paul F. Ciancarelli Producer
Martin Weiss Producer
Bill Daly Producer
Hayes Jackson Producer
Seth M. Katz Producer
Philip Wen Producer
Rosalind Moore Producer
Seth Kurland Producer
Tracy Gamble Producer
Laurie Gelman Producer
David Richardson Producer
Wendy Engelberg Producer
Amy Engelberg Producer
Franco Bario Producer
Miriam Trogdon Producer
Matthew Conner Producer


Marco Zappia, Mark West, Joe Bergen

2004 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series Won
2004 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
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