8 Simple Rules

Season 3 Episode 20

C.J.'s Real Dad

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Feb 18, 2005 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Lyle: You know what they say, those who can't do, teach, and those who can't teach, teach high school.
      Grandpa Jim: What about those who can't reach?

    • C.J.: Sure, my Grandpa can get a little grumpy, and he once threatened me with a ladle because I took the last cupcake...

    • C.J.: (Answering the phone) Wasssss upppp?!?! Oh! Uh, schoolboard! Yes, this is C.J.!

    • Rory: Aren't you supposed to give [your gun] back after the war?
      Grandpa Jim: Shush!

    • C.J.: I feel no more for the man outside these doors then if he were a stranger.
      (C.J. opens the door)
      Delivery Guy: C.J. Barnes?
      C.J.: DADDY!

    • C.J.: (About his father) I'm ready for anything.
      (Doorbell rings, C.J. opens the door)
      C.J.: Rory, one of your playmates is here to see you.
      Lyle: C.J., it's me. Your father.
      C.J.: Rory, one of your playmates had sex with my mom.

    • C.J.: Cars are like women; I like them fast and automatic!

    • Rory: You could bungee jump off a curb!
      Lyle: Hey! It's funny when I say it!

    • Cate: Wow Dad! [The car] looks great!
      Grandpa Jim: Yeah, I'm going to give it to C.J. today, so he can use it to run over Lyle.

    • C.J.: I have an urge to give you a big hug.
      Grandpa Jim: Well, I don't know. The last time I gave someone a hug, it was your grandmother, amd of course it was something more then that.
      C.J.: It's all gone now.

    • Kerry: Bridget, I know you can hear me!
      Grandpa Jim: Lord knows the rest of us can.

    • Kerry: C.J. has a biological father?
      Rory: What, did you think he just hatched?
      Kerry: I meant other than the one who raised him!

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • CJ hugs the delivery man and says "You've always been my Idol".

      The actor that plays the delivery man, Ruben Studdard was a contestant on the TV show, American Idol and was named the American Idol in 2003.