He's also made bank appearing in movies like Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2, and next up we'll see him in Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser.
The incomparable Katey Sagal brought her trademark wit and protective instincts to the role of Cate Hennessy, a mother who kept the family together following her husband's death.
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.
So I went to my great grandmother and asked her why SHE cut the ends off the pot roast, and she said, "because the pan was too small". I mean, you know, he's older and he goes to the naval academy instead of his school, and then Danielle's going to this party this weekend, she's all, "You better be there," and I'm all, "Uh, yeah," but Donny's all, "Oh, no, I don't want to share you," which is actually very sweet when you think about it, but it's just the sort of thing that Danielle's gonna use against me, and then (points at Cate) you have to go and exacerbate the whole thing by teaching sex ed at my school! And my wife reassures me this is a good thing over and over and over, and she's always right. Well my house would be quieter, and I'd spend a lot less time in the bathroom, but no. Bridget: I know you never see this side of me, but it's true.
With the always hilarious John Ritter and Katey Sagal as the parents, this household was constantly filled with funny jokes. Ritter's untimely demise, the show naturally dipped in quality when David Spade was brought in. With the always hilarious John Ritter and Katey Sagal as the parents, this household was constantly filled with funny jokes. Ritter's untimely demise, the show naturally dipped in quality when David Spade was brought in. 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. I can go to sleep at night when it's dark, in a warm bed... He also had a recurring role on Disney's Good Luck, Charlie and played Young Sam Merlotte in [True Blood](series:200767).Cate's father, Jim, came onto the scene to offer some patriarchal guidance and fill the absence left by John Ritter. was Cate's nephew who came onto the scene the same time as her father.