Katey Sagal took over the show's starring position for the rest of the series's run.
Veteran actor James Garner and David Spade also joined the show.
He is soon overwhelmed by the responsibility of being the father of teenage daughters and misses being a sports writer.
Paul begins writing a column from home about his struggles with his children and offers advice to people who are in his same position.
Bruce Cameron's book 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.