A scandal erupts at Third Street Elementary when "whomps" (a word T. uses to mean something that's unfair or unpleasant, similar to the slang meanings for "suck," "blow," "stink," and "bite") is accused by the school faculty and the administration for being a swear word. However, she soon becomes out of control, leading to danger. Vince feels left out of the loop when everyone on the playground begins quoting lines from the latest screwball comedy, Me No Know and sets out to see the film, despite Vince's parents forbidding him because of how crude and immature it is.This is the only episode where Vince's parents have a speaking role. goes up against the Board of Education after they implement new changes to the school.Principal Prickly's brother (voiced by Martin Mull) is principal of a rival elementary school.The siblings square off over a bet based on a game of kickball with the gang playing off against their doubles. E takes over Miss Grotke's class while she is away.In order to escape, they tell the kindergarteners stories of how they used to get along with each other. 8 Simple Rules (originally 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter for the first season) is an American sitcom, originally starring John Ritter and Katey Sagal as middle-class parents Paul and Cate Hennessy raising a family of three.When Principal Prickly discovers that Mikey sings like Robert Goulet (who portrays Mikey's singing voice), he appoints a beautiful, young music teacher, Ms.
James Garner and David Spade later joined the main cast as Cate's father and nephew, Jim Egan and C. Barnes, in an attempt to fill the void left by Ritter.Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson and Martin Spanjers co-starred as their teenage kids; Bridget, Kerry and Rory Hennessy.The series ran on ABC from September 17, 2002 to April 15, 2005.The first season focused on Paul being left in charge of the kids after Cate takes a full-time job as a nurse, with comedic emphasis on his often strict rules concerning his daughters and dating.The series' name and premise were derived from the book 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter: And Other Tips from a Beleaguered Father (Not That Any of Them Work) by W. While 8 Simple Rules was renewed for a second season and production had begun, Ritter's sudden death in September 2003 left the series in an uncertain position.