Cate: I asked my mother why she cut the ends off her pot roast, and she said, "because that's what my mother did". My bottle, a can of 50 weight oil and..." Oh, it does suck! There are tons of girls that could do a way better job than I can. Bridget: It just doesn't seem right that I play Anne. The series aired on ABC from September 2002 to April 2005, a total of 76 episodes in 3 seasons. Parents need to know that despite a bit of iffy language ("damn," "ass") and some fairly light sexual innuendo, this sitcom offers a positive representation of family, teens, and parental guidance.1: Use your hands on my daughter and you'll lose them after. 7: If your pants hang off your hips, I'll gladly secure them with my staple gun. Predictably, if morbidly, Tuesday’s one-hour return episode drew a vast audience, bolstering ABC’s sweeps bottom line.
After some playful banter among the kids reminding us what the series had been about, Cate (Katey Sagal) receives a phone call, learning that her husband Paul has collapsed at the grocery store.Kerry: He thinks of me as some sort of virgin spinster, like Miss Havisham.(Bridget has a confused look on her face) Great Expectations…? C: Referring to rapper Fiddy Cent as "Fifty Cents"? So you see, the previous generation isn't always so wise. Your grandmother always cooked the pot roast in a little pan, so one day your mother asked her why. Yesterday, she was like, "I love your vintage jacket. Paul: I just got off the phone with Carter Tibbits, NASCAR legend. (Kyle and Rory ignore him and continue playing video games) Riveted. Cate: (reading Paul's last article) Okay readers, today we're having a little pop quiz, it's multiple choice, so sharpen your number 2 pencils and put your thinking caps on. Here's a quote: "Dad, you're an idiot." Now, contestants, this was said to me because of which of the following transgressions? Now do you know how many times I called my father an idiot? Because I know that whenever they insult me whether it's a "You're an idiot," "You're a geek," or an "I hate you," an "I love you" isn't far behind. He would've definitely sent me upstairs to change and tell me to cover myself up in some hideous sweater and then give me a one-hour lecture on how I should respect myself and how guys are only out for one thing and I always hated when he did that! Bridget: I mean, how could I have taken on the role of Anne Frank? I mean, I came up here to see what it was like to be her. In a media culture hurtling by at an increasingly frantic pace, a percentage of the audience can be counted upon to seek out any such novelty. Their curiosity satisfied, much of America will move on, letting the made-up Hennessy family and those who loved the actual man grieve privately, offscreen.