James Garner and David Spade joined the cast afterward.
ABC cancelled the series on May 17, 2005 after three seasons because of low ratings.
Widowed mom Cate Hennessy raises three teens in this sitcom, which shifted focus in 2003 following the sudden death of its star, John Ritter, just before the start of its second season.
Cate's father Jim (James Garner) joined the show and helped the family adjust to the loss.
Bruce Cameron, this sitcom revolves around the Hennessys, a typical middle class family living in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.
Sportswriter and father Paul Hennessy (John Ritter) feels guilty about missing out on his children’s’ early years.
The series then went on hiatus for a number of weeks, returning in November 2003 with a modified format addressing the death of Ritter's character.
Cate’s father, a man in the middle of his own divorce crisis, Jim Egan (James Garner), moves in to help his grieving daughter and grandchildren adjust to their new life. Network: ABC Episodes: 76 (half-hour) Seasons: Three TV show dates: September 17, 2002 — April 15, 2005 Series status: Cancelled/ended Performers include: Katey Sagal, Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson, Martin Spanjers, James Garner, David Spade, John Ritter, Billy Aaron Brown, Adam Arkin, Larry Miller, Nikki Danielle Moore, Liam Kyle Sullivan, Cole Williams, Nicole Mansour, Thad Luckinbill, Artie Anderson, Howard Alonzo, Amanda Mac Donald, Daniella Monet, Marisa Theodore, Wendie Jo Sperber, John Ratzenberger, and Suzanne Pleshette.TV show description: Based on the writings of humor author W.Ritter's character in the series was not replaced following his death on September 11, 2003.After entering a hiatus, the series continued without Ritter, incorporating the death of his character.A free spirited yoga instructor finds true love in a conservative lawyer and they got married on the first date.