Rory was hit hard by Paul's death and ended up punching a hole in his wall out of anger, cutting his hand.
He is a teacher at the school and often pursues women, albeit unsuccessfully.
He reveals to them that he was ashamed that he did not live up to be the person Paul had once said he would be and avoided them because of that.
When discussing it, their account of their first romantic encounter varied, with either believing they had more self-control and admitting to the other that they liked the other as just friends.
Despite this, they have had some very intimate moments.
He is often seen spending time with Rory when not with either Kerry or Bridget. Ed Gibb, portrayed by Adam Arkin , is the principal of the local high school.
He and Cate knew each other in high school, and even dated.
After he enters high school, Rory matures, leaving C. Jim Egan, portrayed by James Garner — , is Cate's father. He is divorced, having formerly resided in Florida before moving into Cate's basement, and often used to try to beat C. Barnes, portrayed by David Spade — , is Cate's nephew.
Jim served in the Korean War and is proud of his service he angers whenever it is mentioned as a "police action". He was once in the Army and claims to have studied aerial photography during the Gulf War , and to have received a Purple Heart in combat, which is in complete contrast with his generally childish attitude.
He constantly tattles on his sisters, getting twisted pleasure out of it, as per his remark when he had stirred the pot to his liking: Rory is his father's favorite, being the boy.
He becomes involved in money-making schemes with C.
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