AFTER BLABBING TO BRIDGET THAT CATE MAY BE IN A SECRET RELATIONSHIP WITH PRINCIPAL GIBB, CATE GETS EVEN BY GETTING C.J. ASSIGNED TO HEAD UP DETENTION ON DITCH DAY - AND C.J. GETS EVEN BY DETAINING BRIDGET, ON ABC'S "8 SIMPLE RULES"
Nicole Richie ("The Simple Life") Guest Stars
"Ditch Day" -- After C.J. discovers that Cate may be starting a clandestine relationship with Principal Gibb, he blabs it to Bridget. An angry Cate gets even by having Gibb put C.J. in charge of the detention of students on Ditch Day, and C.J. gets even by detaining Bridget. Meanwhile, because she is stuck in detention and can't complete the ditch day prank herself, Bridget convinces Kerry and Rory to steal the rival school's mascot. Nicole Richie ("The Simple Life") guest stars as one of Bridget's fellow detainees, on "8 Simple Rules," FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/15/05)
"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, Nicole Richie as Ashley and Kenneth Kimmins as Mr. Kolodny.
"Ditch Day" was written by Jeremiah Leibowitz 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.