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A show that kept its head down, churned up warm and fuzzy feelings and got a few laughs in the process.
From a purely creative standpoint Ritter's death slashed right at the heart of this show.
Asked whether the Labour leader had any influence, he responded: “Well, obviously not.
I mean, I know he did a good speech about protecting workers’ rights but it wasn’t enough obviously.“ Propaganda from Leave campaigners – especially a map highlighting how the EU will share a border with Syria if Turkey gains membership – also appeared to have had some impact.
Faced with impossible decisions no show should have to make they didn't turn tail and run as so many people wanted them to, but stuck it out and proved that even something so often looked at as disposable as a sitcom can still deal head-on with true life-altering issues in a genuine and intelligent way.
More than that, it became a graceful love-note to its late star.
An issue exploited by the various Leave campaigns in divisive rhetoric and Nigel Farage’s “Breaking Point” poster showing a vast queue of refugees on the Slovenian border stretching into the distance.
Family sitcoms are a dime a dozen, but '8 Simple Rules' is better than we're used to from the genre.