8 Simple Rules Essay | Student Essay

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8 Simple Rules for Success

Summary: Examines why the television show 8 Simple Rules is such a popular show. Describes how producers managed to salvage the show after its star, John Ritter, died. Details film techniques of the show and compares it to other modern sitcoms.
What happens when your main star dies? What happens when your cast and crew are depressed and your season finale is more like a tragic drama than your average full of laughs sit-com. You just take the advice of the creators of this years smash hit sit-com 8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter (now promoted by its less-lengthy nick-name 8 Simple Rules). You change the rules of engagement and extend the boundaries of the genre to present liberal doses of witty sarcastic humor minus your signature star.

In the past the sit-com's storyline revolved around John Ritter's (character Paul Hennessey) tragic attempts to keep his boy-magnet daughters from "maturing" a little too quickly. Therefore 8 Simple Rules's storyline about a single mother in mourning over her lost husband, whilst trying to raise three headstrong teenage children, breaks the traditional boundaries of the established sit-com and attempts to...

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