Feeling overwhelmed and missing his days as a sports columnist, Paul begins writing a column from home about his struggles as a stay-at-home parent and to offer advice to others who are experiencing the same challenges.
Season 3, Episode 12December 17, 2004Everyone pitches in to make a festive Christmas for C.
Season 3, Episode 10December 3, 2004Bridget gets an offer to model for a commercial and the person in charge is Jim's old flame (Raquel Welch).
Season 3, Episode 7November 5, 2004Bridget and Cate both become interested in the new tennis coach (Dan Cortese); Jim recalls his war experiences for Rory's school project.
Season 3, Episode 6October 29, 2004Bridget tries to prove that she can run a Halloween dance at school and not focus on Pete (Sam Horrigan), who's hung up on her.
Season 3, Episode 24April 15, 2005In the third-season finale, Cate announces that she's dating Ed (Adam Arkin).
It's also the school's “ditch day,” when kids skip classes. The trouble is that they’re now a trio of independent teenagers — popular Bridget (Kelly Cuoco), brainy Kerry (Amy Davidson), and smart-aleck Rory (Martin Spanjers).The show was a moderate success, ranked 43rd for its first season on the air, and was renewed with an average of 10.85 million viewers. He’s not pleased and gets his revenge on Bridget by detaining her on the school’s unofficial day off.Though the sitcom revolved around Ritter’s character, it was ultimately decided to keep the show going and Ritter’s character dies off-camera. When he calls, Ed’s ready to get sexy with her over the phone but she has to hang up.The next few episodes deal with his loss and how the Hennessy family moves on. Bridget was supposed to be in charge of the Ditch Day prank, in which she was to steal a rival school’s goat mascot. Season 3, Episode 3October 8, 2004Cate becomes the new school nurse and accidentally makes Kerry the most-talked-about student.