SECRETS KEEP THE HENNESSY HOUSEHOLD ON ALERT WHEN RORY WON'T IDENTIFY THE STUDENT WHO BEAT HIM UP -- BUT PRINCIPAL GIBB MAKES IT HIS MISSION TO FIND THE CULPRIT - BRIDGET AND KERRY USE FAKE IDs TO GET INTO A CLUB AND RUN INTO A COP, CATE DOESN'T WANT THE FAMILY TO KNOW THAT THE TENNIS COACH IS PURSUING HER FOR A DATE, AND C.J. FORGETS TO PICK UP RORY'S PAIN MEDICATION, ON ABC'S "8 SIMPLE RULES"
Adam Arkin ("Chicago Hope") Guest Stars as Principal Gibb, Dan Cortese ("Veronica's Closet," "MTV Sports") Guest Stars as Coach Scott And Colby Donaldson ("Survivor") Guest Stars as the Cop
"Secrets" -- Everyone in the Hennessy family fears the ringing of the phone when they all find themselves keeping secrets from one-another. Rory refuses to divulge the identity of the student responsible for bullying and beating him up at school, which leads Principal Gibb (Adam Arkin) on a mission to find the culprit and tell Cate; Bridget and Kerry use fake IDs to get into a club, where Bridget meets a cute guy and gives him her phone number -- before discovering that he's a cop (Colby Donaldson, "Survivor"); Cate doesn't want the family to know that Bridget's tennis coach, Scott (Dan Cortese), is in hot pursuit to get her to go out on a date with him; and C.J. is distracted and forgets to pick up Rory's pain medication, which leads the pharmacist to call the house to find out if Rory's OK, on "8 Simple Rules," FRIDAY, JULY 15 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/12/04)
"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 Ed Gibb, Dan Cortese as Scott, Colby Donaldson as Shawn, Rocky McMurray as door man and Dennis Singletary as Mike.
"Secrets" was written by Bonnie Kallman 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,L,V parental guideline.