The series's name and premise were derived from the book 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter 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.After a hiatus, the series returned and continued without Ritter, with the producers deciding to kill off Paul and not replace him.The difference is, when the bell rings or buzzer sounds, the next seat the dater takes is predetermined.The speed dater progresses from table to table until each participant has had a chance to meet the other.8 Simple Rules (originally 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter for the first season) is an American sitcom comedy television show, originally starring John Ritter and Katey Sagal as middle-class parents Paul and Cate Hennessy raising a family of three.Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson, and Martin Spanjers co-starred as their teenage kids; Bridget, Kerry, and Rory Hennessy.
But while some details may change from service to service, the general rules concerning speed dating remain the same.After that, the speed daters move on to the next table, and a new date begins.The number of dates held in an evening can vary, but most services hold 10 or less. She's cynical and always plays hard-to-get when a man shows interest in her. Choi Hong is a student teacher, even though she is one year older than Yu-rim. 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.After three seasons, ABC cancelled 8 Simple Rules in May 2005 due to low ratings.Speed Dating, the original company organized by Yaacov Deyo, holds seven, seven-minute dates in one event.In less than an hour, each person has seven chances to meet the love of his or her life.Depending on the company, a speed date may last from three to eight minutes, although some go as long as 10 minutes.At the end of the date, each dater makes a note if he or she would like to see the other person again.