Entertainment Full List of 8 Simple Rules Episodes

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Below is a complete 8 Simple Rules episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual 8 Simple Rules episodes are listed along with the 8 Simple Rules episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. 8 Simple Rules episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items featured on this poll include everything from “Career Choices” to “Donny Goes AWOL.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the 8 Simple Rules episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Merry Christmas: The Story of Anne Frank and Skeevy
Season 1 Gag Reel
Pilot Sep 17 2002
Paul had grown accustomed to Cate taking care of their son and two daughters. His job as a sports writer kept him on the road a lot during the kids' formative years. But when Cate decides to ...more
Wall of Shame Sep 24 2002
Paul is left home alone with the kids while Cate is at a seminar on the day of the big Michigan/Ohio State football game. But much to Paul's dismay, the game soon takes a backseat when Bridget ...more
Bridget's First Job Oct 01 2002
After seeing how much money Bridget spends on keeping up with the latest fashions, Paul tells her to go out and get a job to learn how to be fiscally responsible. But when she lands a job at a ...more
Wings Oct 08 2002
Bridget takes drastic measures when an overprotective Paul keeps coming up with excuses to delay her from taking her driver's test. Meanwhile, after convincing a less-than-confident Kerry that ...more
Son-in-Law Oct 15 2002
A sports-struck Paul lets Bridget do whatever she wants when she breaks up with Kyle and begins dating high school basketball wonder Travis ""The Rainman"" Smith - whose ...more
Cheerleader Oct 22 2002
Bridget is ecstatic when the cheerleading squad has an opening for a new member. But after telling Kerry that she is not cut out to be a cheerleader, Bridget is completely dumbfounded when her ...more
Trick or Treehouse Oct 29 2002
Paul seems to be the only one looking forward to a family Halloween, as Bridget, Kerry and Rory make plans to spend the spooky evening away from home and with their friends. But Paul's wish to ...more
By the Book Nov 05 2002
In an effort to win back the love and respect that his daughters used to show him when they were young, Paul turns to a parenting book for some quick advice. But when Bridget and Kerry discover ...more
Two Boys for Every Girl Nov 12 2002
Paul's plan backfires when--after telling Bridget to tell Kyle the truth about her date with another boy -- Kyle breaks up with her. Meanwhile, Kerry's first date turns out to be a dream, but ...more
Give It Up Nov 19 2002
When no one can agree on where the family vacation should take place, Paul challenges the Hennessey clan to give up their bad habits for a week and the winner gets to choose the vacation spot. ...more
Paul Meets His Match Nov 26 2002
After meeting his new editor Nick, Paul becomes quick friends with the man when he discovers they both have a common bond-being married fathers of teenage girls. But Paul soon learns that he may ...more
All I Want for Christmas Dec 10 2002
Paul discovers that he has his work cut out for him for the holidays when he tries to find perfect gifts for the family to make up for last year's Christmas fiasco. Kerry also finds a stray dog ...more
Rory's Got a Girlfriend Dec 17 2002
When a proud Paul lets 13-year-old Rory go out on his first date, Bridget and Kerry accuse him of unfairly changing the rules because they were never allowed to date at that age. Meanwhile Kerry ...more
Career Choices Jan 07 2003
Paul and Cate are shocked when they are called into the principal's office and informed that Bridget wants to skip her college prep classes in order to become an esthetician. Meanwhile, Paul is ...more
Kerry's Big Adventure Jan 21 2003
After Kerry and her boyfriend break up, Paul tries to cheer up his blue daughter by getting Bridget to take her little sister with her to a party. But while talking to Kyle at the party, Kerry ...more
Come and Knock on Our Door Jan 28 2003
After discovering that boyfriend Kyle kissed Kerry at a party (the previous episode, ""Kerry's Big Adventure,"" airing Jan 21), Bridget gives her sister the silent treatment ...more
Drummer Boy (1) Feb 04 2003
Bridget defies the rules of the house after Paul forbids her from going out on a date with Ben (Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter) -- her college-age drum instructor. Meanwhile, Kerry is mad at Cate ...more
Drummer Boy (2) Feb 11 2003
Bridget takes the car and follows her older boyfriend, drum instructor Ben (Nick Carter, Backstreet Boys), to his college dorm. Conclusion of a two-part episode.
Cool Parent Feb 18 2003
When Paul has to pick up Bridget and Kerry from a party that's been broken up by the police -- and "supervised" by co-worker Tommy (Larry Miller) -- Paul chastises his friend and ...more
Every Picture Tells a Story Feb 25 2003
When Paul is asked by race car driver Carter Tibbits (Jason Priestley, ""Beverly Hills 90210"") to write a book about him, Paul brings the family to Tibbits' mansion to meet ...more
Kerry's Video Mar 11 2003
Kerry devotes her school video project to sister, Bridget, to illustrate the hypocrisy that life is much easier for the ’beautiful people.' But when Bridget discovers that the video makes her ...more
Good Moms Gone Wild Mar 25 2003
While vacationing in Florida at Cate's parent's home, Paul and Cate catch Bridget and Kerry on the evening news partying with a group of Spring Breakers. But before a punishment can be ...more
Career Woman Mar 28 2003
Paul's job as parental guardian becomes more of a full-time position when Cate is up for a promotion and has to spend more time at the hospital. Meanwhile, after Paul introduces the boy to the ...more