The first post-Ritter episode, "Goodbye," was produced without a laugh track/live audience.
See more » In several episodes, characters drink "Safeway Select" colas. ABC has had some recent hits, but this tops them all.
However, a lot of rumors flew near the end of the show of sexual harassment and even stalking, and before you know it, around the fifth and final season, the character of Gina was rarely seen.
She showed up for the series finale (in no scenes with her on-screen husband), but honestly, that last season was pretty random without all the characters getting along all friendly and what not.
John Ritter collapsed on the set of the show, and later died, after filming the first three episodes of the second season.
The series then went on hiatus for a number of weeks, returning in November 2003 with a modified format addressing the death of Ritter's character.
They became friends on the set of Martin, but she felt like he still had feelings for her so she felt uncomfertable.
They had split up because Martin had some anger issues she didn't know about.
A hard-working mom and wife splits her time between a job she doesn’t particularly like, running the kids around and managing the household.
The Safeway Brands are only available in Safeway Company Stores in the Western US and Canada, in and around the Chicagoland area and at some select convenience stores in the Eastern US. No Safeway Company Stores exist in or around Detroit. John Ritter always makes drama a comedy somehow, and here he does it again.
See more » The opening sequence of the first season featured Kerry, Kate, Bridget and Paul each looking at Bridget's or Kerry's new date one at a time (the scene is viewed from the latter's perspective), the camera panning down to the doormat with the show's title, and finally Rory taunting the date.
The plot is set in the Metropolitan Detroit area, most likely the Southfield area as Shannon attends Southfield Elementary School, which is shown throughout season 1.
In a February 2009 interview on Anytime with Bob Kushell, Sullivan agreed the main character is going through a midlife crisis, but she does not like using the term "midlife".