Main[ edit ] Paul Hennessy, portrayed by John Ritter — , is a former sports writer who worked from home as a Lifestyle columnist described as being "the master of the double standard " and a "Psycho-Dad", as well as a perceived hypocrite who often embarrasses his children, even if he wants what is best for them. Nonetheless, he loves his children, and wants them to have happy futures. Paul dies in the second season because of aortic dissection the same ailment that claimed Ritter's life. He died in a store while buying milk. She takes a nursing job at the kids' school so she can work standard hours and spend more time with the kids.
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Plot summary[ edit ] When Peter goes to the pharmacy to buy condoms and some Excedrin , he realizes he has forgotten his wallet. Mort Goldman , the pharmacist , offers to open a tab for him. Peter quickly begins spending unnecessarily misunderstanding the concept of a tab. For instance, he buys eight cases of ipecac so he can hold a vomiting contest with Brian , Chris , and Stewie ; although Chris technically wins, all four continue to vomit explosively and violently. In desperation, Peter seizes upon a picture of Mort's son Neil , who is infatuated with Meg.
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