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It would really be something if execs went for the slowburn once in a while, letting some of these shows breathe before jamming punchlines down viewers’ throats. With Children.” As for its look, “Rules” mirrors the cluttered confines of umpteen other programs.Perfs are sound, with Ritter going full tilt, his kids nailing their respective functions, and Sagal doing her best to make everyone forget her time spent as the dippy Peg Bundy in “Married .
Usually, he'll falter due to his own shortcomings and ends up learning a lesson about himself or his children.
Imagine if “Three’s Company” swinger Jack Tripper chilled out and started a family, and you get the idea of this Tuesday nighter, which safely and softly kicks off the net’s new comedy block.
Unoriginal but brisk and occasionally poignant, its biggest selling point is Ritter himself, who can still turn minor problems into charm points via stammers and double takes. Bruce Cameron, is the ultimate flipside to “Father Knows Best”: Dad’s heart is in the right place, but he’s got a lot to learn.
Brat of the pack is Rory (Martin Spanjers), a witty sneak who gets pop’s attention by virtue of being the only one who likes sports and who doesn’t “get” the female race.
When wife Cate (Sagal) goes back to work in the debut, Jack, who’s now working at home as a sports columnist, is put in charge of the house, a role he’s not quite comfortable playing.