Rules of Engagement is a CBS sitcom which ran from 2007 until 2013. The series follows a long-married couple, a newly engaged sweethearts, and two friends who are single as they deal with the complications of dating, commitment, and marriage. They often gather to enjoy a meal and discuss their issues at the Island Diner.
- The schedule for CBS shown in the CDE offices in The Muppets spoofs the show as "Rules of Commitment".
- In the 2009 episode, "Buyer's Remorse," Russell says to the owner of the Island Diner, "Shouldn't you be in a balcony insulting Muppets?"
- In the 2010 episode, "Harassment," Timmy challenges Jeff to a game of cricket to prove it isn't a sport for wimps. During the match, Russell says, "Dude, you're about to be struck out by Scooter from the Muppets!"
- Joan Collins played Bunny Dunbar in "Les-bro"
- Wendi McLendon-Covey played Liz
- Tim Doyle is a writer for the series
- Gary Halvorson directed "Flirting with Disaster" and "Old School Jeff"
- Heather Locklear played Barbara
- Edie McClurg played Silvia in "The Last of the Red Hat Lovers"
- Jessica Walter appeared in "Kids"
- Patrick Warburton played Jeff