It can be hard for parents to keep up with the latest buzz words and teen acronyms.What's popular one day may be old news the next.The series ran on ABC from September 17, 2002 to April 15, 2005.The first season focused on Paul being left in charge of the kids after Cate takes a full-time job as a nurse, with comedic emphasis on his often strict rules concerning his daughters and dating.
After Ritter's death, it had slipped to 50th, but was renewed for a third season, in which ABC moved the series to Friday at pm as part of its TGIF comedy line-up.
These words should be warning signs to parents because they may indicate your teen is involved with or interested in drugs, alcohol or sexual behavior.It's important to note that many of the slang words teen use are meant to help them keep information secret from their parents.
And many of these conversations occur over text message or social media.
The third season finale was not aired for May sweeps.
The finale received a 3.9/8 rating share which gave ABC a third-place finish behind NBC's Dateline (5.8/11) and CBS's Joan of Arcadia (4.9/10), which starred Ritter's son, Jason.