THANKSGIVING TURNS INTO A RECIPE FOR DISASTER FOR
THE HENNESSY HOUSEHOLD, ON ABC'S "8 SIMPLE RULES"
Adam Arkin ("Chicago Hope") Guest Stars as Principal Ed Gibb
"Thanksgiving Guest" -- While the family prepares Thanksgiving dinner for Cate to give her some much needed time off, she's left with nothing to do until she brings home an unexpected guest while on an errand -- Principal Ed Gibb (Adam Arkin, "Chicago Hope"). Meanwhile, while C.J. deep-fries the turkey, Bridget and Kerry spar over pie recipes; Jim disassembles the TV in a shocking attempt to repair it; and Cate finds herself with an insurance adjuster the day after the holiday to find out who was responsible for burning down the garage, on "8 Simple Rules," FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"8 Simple Rules" stars Katey Sagal as Cate Hennessy, Kaley Cuoco as Bridget Hennessy, Amy Davidson as Kerry Hennessy, Martin Spanjers as Rory Hennessy, with James Garner as Jim and David Spade as C.J.
Guest starring are Adam Arkin as Ed Gibb, Tom McGowan as Frank, Howard Alonzo as Russell and Michael Burger as TV announcer (v.o.).
"Thanksgiving Guest" was written by Rob Hanning & Seth Kurland and directed by James Widdoes.
"8 Simple Rules" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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