8 Simple Rules

Season 2 Episode 12


Aired Friday 8:00 PM Jan 27, 2004 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • When the cop brings Bridget home, CJ puts the joint into his shirt pocket. When Buzzkill attacks CJ, the cop removes the joint from inside CJ's shirt.

  • Quotes

    • after Cate finds pot on Kerry
      C.J.: I bet your glad he jacked the pooch now, huh?

    • C.J.: (about Kyle) Is that your boyfriend?
      Kerry: I don't know
      C.J.: He looks familiar. I think I used to hang out with his brother.

    • Kerry (after she sneaks out) She's upset?
      C.J.: Well it's not like you're trapped in a well but yeah.

    • Kerry: I can't get my license?! Why?
      Cate: Why? Why? Because I'm your mother that's why!

    • Cate: Bridget, are those new pants?
      Bridget: Yes, aren't they cute?
      Cate: Yeah. How did you pay for them?
      Bridget: Umm with your credit card. Don't you remember? You said Lulu's is having a sale on towels can you go buy some for the guest bathroom use your own judgement. So on the way to the towels I saw these leather pants that were on sale and I remembered C.J. saying you're so wannabe without the leathers and my judgement said you don't want to be a wannabe and I thought judgement you are so right!
      C.J.: That made no sense but at least you had the presence of mind to drag me into it.

    • Bridget: What up, smokey?
      Kerry: Can't do any better than that?
      Bridget: What's up, pot smoker?

    • Cate: You are in so much trouble!
      Bridget: What? Mom, don't you have to deal with Kerry and her friends? Mari, Juan, and Ana? (Winks)

    • Jim: (To C.J.) Bout time you showed up. Here we are worried sick trying to find Kerry, and you're out... (Kerry comes in) finding Kerry. Good job.
      C.J.: It kills you to say that!
      Jim: Like swallowing fire!

    • Bridget: First, can we talk about why Buzzkill's in our house?
      C.J.: Because he's old, honey, and has no place to go.

    • Cate: C.J. what did we say about taunting Grandpa?
      C.J.: Not to do it.

    • C.J.: You know what I became known as?
      Rory: The guy that stole the duck?
      C.J.: Ya heard of me!

    • Cate: Go to your room
      Jim: That's it? You're not gonna punish her?
      Cate: I have to pick my battles, if I grounded her for everything, she'd never leave the house.
      C.J.: So what are you grounded for, Grandpa?

    • (C.J. is telling Rory about his animal stealing days)
      C.J.: It was an alligator.
      Rory: No it wasn't.
      C.J.: It was a cougar.
      Rory: No it wasn't.
      C.J.: It was a duck.

    • Kerry: How did you know I was here?
      C.J.: Teenage girl. Mall. Not exactly a Rubik's cube.

    • Cate: Rory, go return the dog.
      Rory: I'll do it tonight. I can't be seen in broad daylight with the evidence. I'll go to jail and wind up some guy's tasty little sweet thang.

    • Cate: Dad, what did we say about hitting C.J. with your cane?
      Jim: Not to do it. It's cause of him I'm using the damn cane, tripping over his damn extension cord, bruising my hip. Now I can't stand up. I can't walk.
      Cate: Dad, let's be positive. There must be something you can do.
      Jim: I can plot my revenge.

    • Rory: I'm tired of being skinny. Chicks hate skinny guys.
      C.J.: Hey, I'm skinny.
      Rory: I know.

    • C.J.: Theres a bug in your teeth and a cricket in your hair.

    • Cate: You want me to come down hard on her. You want me to go easy. I would just like to know what's going on inside my good child.
      C.J.: The thief, the druggie, or the biker chick?

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