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The show’s production was shut down to give the cast and crew time to grieve and also to give the network and producers time to decide if and how they should proceed. Cate is waiting for Ed to call her when Rory comes into her office, depressed.
Though the sitcom revolved around Ritter’s character, it was ultimately decided to keep the show going and Ritter’s character dies off-camera. When he calls, Ed’s ready to get sexy with her over the phone but she has to hang up.
Bridget wants to dump a guy and get asked by a hottie who treats her like trash (and whose dad is Paul’s colleague), while Kerry is dejected because nobody thinks she’s pretty enough to date.
Nothing even remotely deep here, but “Rules” isn’t as silly as some of its plotlines suggest.
Brat of the pack is Rory (Martin Spanjers), a witty sneak who gets pop’s attention by virtue of being the only one who likes sports and who doesn’t “get” the female race.Unoriginal but brisk and occasionally poignant, its biggest selling point is Ritter himself, who can still turn minor problems into charm points via stammers and double takes. Bruce Cameron, is the ultimate flipside to “Father Knows Best”: Dad’s heart is in the right place, but he’s got a lot to learn.From negotiating punishment with his daughters to ganging up on them with his son, its leading man uses some heavy-duty sarcasm while navigating the choppy waters of parenthood.Still, most of the stabs at comedy felt forced, including cameos by John Ratzenberger and Patrick Warburton, expressing their condolences. Each scene was connected by melancholy guitar chords, working overtime to create a properly somber tone.Similarly, the underlying plot thread — in which all the characters feel guilt about their final encounters with the family’s late patriarch — was so neatly resolved (Paul, a newspaper columnist, magically addressed their concerns through a posthumously discovered column) as to feel a bit cloying.