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"8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter"
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Parents Guide for
"8 Simple Rules" (2002) More at IMDbPro »"8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter" (original title)

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Bridget and Kerry are seen wearing revealing clothing.

Bridget's thong is often mentioned, and sometimes seen.

Kerry losing her virginity is the plot of a couple episodes.

Rory is caught with his pants down twice in one episode.

Later episodes have more sexual innuendo and references

Slapstick violence, mostly played for laughs.

Jim is seen threatening guys who try to hit on Kerry and Bridget.

In one episode Jim angrily punches Principal Gibb in the face.

Bridget, Kerry and Cate mostly say "Damn" and "Oh My God!"

Kerry is shown to say more swear words like "Hell" and "Pissed".

Rory, C.J. and Jim occasionally swear more than the women do.

In one episode, Bridget and Kerry attend a party that was busted up by the police.

Kerry is caught with marijuana in her backpack.

Bridget sneaks out of the house to attend a college keg party hosted by C.J.

In a later episode, Bridget hosts an unsupervised alcoholic prom after-party.

The second season focuses on the death of a father/spouse, and many of the plots can be sad and intense for younger viewers.


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