Rules of Engagement follows the different points of view with regards to relationships. To know what it’s like to be single, engaged and married for many years. This comedic experience follows the lives of Jeff and Audrey Bingham played by Patrick Warburton
and Megyn Price
(the old married couple), Adam and Jennifer Rhodes
played by Oliver Hudson
and Bianca Kajlich
(newly engaged), and the overly hormonal Russell Dunbar played by David Spade
Produced by Happy Madison (Adam Sandler
), Rules of Engagement first aired in February 5, 2007 to great reviews and was picked up for a second season. Due to the Writer’s Strike of 2007, which lasted two years, taping of the show was interrupted but returned in April of 2009. Again the show was picked up for a third and then a fourth season.
Award winning writers of the comedy sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond are attached to the show Rules of Engagement, creating a realistic and funny view of how both sexes view the world and each other.
Patrick Warburton, best known for his portrayal as David Puddy on Seinfeld, had worked with David Spade
before on the animated feature film Kuzco by Walt Disney
. He plays the happily married Jeff Bingham who doesn’t believe there are any more surprises in his relationship. Megyn Price
of “Will & Grace” and “The Drew Carey
Show” plays Audrey who like Jeff thinks they’ve seen and done it all.
Oliver Hudson, the son of Goldie Hawn
and Bill Hudson
, plays Adam who is recently engaged and truly believes that marriage will be anything but trouble but finds out it has its ups and downs. Bianca Kajich, once an Olympic Ballet Theater dancer plays Jennifer, Adams fiancée.
David Spade of “Saturday Night Live” and “Just Shoot Me” fame plays Russell, a single womanizer who falls short with the ladies.