The series' name and premise were derived from the book 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter: And Other Tips from a Beleaguered Father (Not That Any of Them Work) by W. While 8 Simple Rules was renewed for a second season and production had begun, Ritter's sudden death in September 2003 left the series in an uncertain position.
After a hiatus, the series returned and continued without Ritter, with the producers deciding to kill off Paul and not replace him.
The third season (after Ritter's death) took a creative turn, revolving more around cousin C. (David Spade) and grandfather Jim (James Garner), than the immediate Hennessy family, more specifically not revolving around the raising of the Hennessy girls.
Very few tell anyone who could help, such as a parent, teacher, counselor, or the police.Daytona Beach, FL – A Daytona woman is accused of using a dating app to lure and carjack two men, ultimately resulting in the attempted homicide of a 17-year-old involved. Cook, 18, messaged a 27-year-old Palm Coast man, Perry Nida, through the dating app “Meet Me” on March 23 and agreed to meet at a house behind the Long John Silvers on Ridgewood Ave. Nida invited his 17-year-old friend along to provide marijuana to sell to Cook.When the 17-year-old was weighing out the marijuana for Cook in the back seat, a man in a ski mask opened the back driver’s side door and pointed a gun with a laser at them telling Nida to get out of the car.This information is provided by the California Attorney General's Office of Crime and Violence Prevention Center.A pamphlet titled Teen Dating Violence is also available.