Once the rules are agreed to, the parent leaves and at least some of their rules are routinely ignored.
The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. John Ritter collapsed on the set of the show, and later died, after filming the first three episodes of the second season.
Paul sees that Kyle might hurt his daughter's heart, and gives Kyle a little talk about the way he feels.
Kerry, Paul's second daughter, is suspended from school for ditching school.
Fresh young talent arrives at a porn shoot with a list of conditions, compiled by a parent, governing their participation.