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Three's Company 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1976–1984)
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Ritter ...  Jack Tripper / ... 174 episodes, 1976-1984
Joyce DeWitt ...  Janet Wood 173 episodes, 1976-1984
Richard Kline ...  Larry Dallas 131 episodes, 1977-1984
Don Knotts ...  Ralph Furley 117 episodes, 1979-1984
Suzanne Somers ...  Chrissy Snow 102 episodes, 1977-1982
Priscilla Barnes ...  Terri Alden 72 episodes, 1981-1984
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Storyline

Janet and Chrissy get Jack as a roommate for their Santa Monica apartment. Jack can cook (he's studying to be a chef) and, when called to do so, pretends he's gay to legitimize the arrangement. Landlady Roper wishes husband Stanley showed more interest in her. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

DLT Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Billy Crystal auditioned for the role of Jack Tripper. See more »

Goofs

Jack gets fired from Angelino's too many times to be considered realistic. See more »

Quotes

Stanley Roper: I want my rent!
Helen Roper: Stanley, where are your manners? You're supposed to say hello when you walk into a room.
Stanley Roper: Hello, I want my rent!
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Alternate Versions

In syndication and daytime network repeats, the tag scenes are usually cut. See more »

Connections

Referenced in BoJack Horseman: Mr. Peanutbutter's Boos (2018) See more »

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Three's Company
Written by Joe Raposo and Don Nicholl
Performed by Ray Charles and Julia Rinker
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If you watch one episode...
22 May 2009 | by shumashuSee all my reviews

...make it "Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs." If you've never seen "Three's Company," one of my favorite shows of childhood, I can tell you that the show suffers with the passage of time. The pacing of most episodes is slow; the writing is sometimes painfully trite and contrived. Even some of the premises are dated. But the acting holds up, most notably that of John Ritter as Jack. Engaging, energetic, and sincere, with a charming innocence, Ritter WAS "Three's Company." And never was he funnier than in the wonderful episode "Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs"--the first episode of Season Five.

Similar to the finest "Cheers" episode "An Old-Fashioned Wedding," "Upstairs" plays like a French farce, moving along like a locomotive, with crisp writing and sharp performances, especially that of Ritter. And even though Suzanne Somers ("Chrissy") had begun her famed contract dispute, she did indeed appear in this episode, which means you'll see the REAL "Three's Company," because the show was never the same without her. In short, this episode plays like my memory of the show, which is quite a compliment. If you pick one episode of this show to watch, this should be it.


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