THE KIDS QUESTION CATE'S MOTIVES WHEN SHE MAKES CHANGES TO HER HAIR AND BEDROOM, KERRY'S FLING WITH A BOY IN EUROPE LEAVES HER WONDERING WHAT TO DO ABOUT KYLE, BRIDGET'S TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC CONVINCES HER THAT LIFE IS A POPULARITY CONTEST, AND C.J. HAS A SECRET ABOUT JIM'S FAILURE TO RECONCILE WITH HIS WIFE, ON ABC'S 8 SIMPLE RULES
"Changes" -- The kids question Cate's motives when they return from their summer getaways and discover that she has bought a new bed and changed her hairstyle. Meanwhile, after traveling through Europe over the summer, Kerry met and had a fling with a boy - which leaves Bridget jealous and Kerry wondering what to do about boyfriend Kyle; new high school Student Body President Bridget is convinced even further that life is a popularity contest after taking a trip to Washington, DC over the summer; and after a depressed Jim fails to win back the affections of his wife in Florida, Rory attempts to help him quit smoking -- which is complicated by Jim's discovery that C.J. was responsible for their irreconciliation -- on "8 Simple Rules," FRIDAY, MARCH 18 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/1/04)
"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 is April Ortiz as Lisa.
"Changes" was written by 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.
This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.