BRIDGET BREAKS UP WITH KYLE FOR KERRY - AGAINST HER WISHES -
PRINCIPAL GIBB OFFERS CATE THE JOB OF SCHOOL NURSE, AND RORY'S
FIRST DAY OF HIGH SCHOOL PROVES EMBARRASSING FOR HIM
DURING GYM, ON ABC'S "8 SIMPLE RULES"
Adam Arkin ("Chicago Hope") Guest Stars as Principal Ed Gibb
"First Day of School" -- Knowing that Kerry is dragging her feet over breaking up with Kyle, Bridget takes it upon herself to do it for her sister -- which only makes matters worse for Kerry. Meanwhile, Cate is offered the position of school nurse by Principal Ed Gibb (Adam Arkin), and Rory's first day of high school proves embarrassing when he has to hit the showers after gym class, on "8 Simple Rules," FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 9/24/04)
"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 Principal Ed Gibb, Billy Aaron Brown as Kyle, Nikki D. Hayden as Jenna and Sam Horrigan as Pete.
"First Day of School" was written by Kathy Stumpe 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.
This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.