"First Date" - (TV-G)
Monday , February 07 2005 Fresh Episode
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
RUTHIE GOES ON HER FIRST OFFICIAL DATE - Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) is on cloud nine when an emotional Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks) reluctantly agree to let her go on her first official date. However, Ruthie isn¿t surprised to find the family handling her big news with their usual crazy Camden ways: Annie and Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) decide it¿s their job to help Ruthie prepare for her date with Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker); Kevin (George Stults) takes it upon himself to give Ruthie "the talk"; Sam and David (Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino) change into their Sunday best so they can go on the date as well; an overprotective Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) and Mac (Kyle Searles) decide to spy on Ruthie and Vincent's date; and Matt (Barry Watson) volunteers to play chaperone, but finds himself in a web of lies to protect Ruthie's feelings. Joel J. Feigenbaum directed the episode written by Courtney Turk & Kelley Turk (#191).