How many seasons was John Ritter on 8 Simple Rules?
3 8 Simple Rules/Number of seasons After entering a hiatus, the series continued without Ritter, incorporating the death of his character. James Garner and David Spade joined the cast afterward. ABC canceled the series on May 17, 2005 after three seasons due to low ratings.
What episode did Paul Hennessy die?
Goodbye is the first two-part episode of Season 2 of 8 Simple Rules.
How does Paul Hennessy die?
Ritters character, Paul Hennessy, was said to have died after collapsing in a grocery store while buying milk. ABC aired the first three episodes of the shows second season that had been taped before his death, each of which was introduced by Katey Sagal.
Why did John Ritter leave Waltons?
John Ritter left the show after the 1975-76 season because he was offered the lead role in Threes Company. He said his only regret in taking the Threes Company role was leaving his role as Reverend Fordwick. The Waltons out-performed both shows in the ratings by a wide margin.