The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.
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 Jack Tripper / ... (174 episodes, 1976-1984)
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 Janet Wood (173 episodes, 1976-1984)
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 Larry Dallas (120 episodes, 1977-1984)
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 Ralph Furley (115 episodes, 1979-1984)
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 Chrissy Snow (102 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Terri Alden (72 episodes, 1981-1984)
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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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15 March 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Herzbube mit zwei Damen  »

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In the first few seasons, where the opening and closing credits were shot on the beach, it was done as a last-minute aspect by the producers at Venice Beach. The first shot, where the camera zooms in on Jack Tripper (John Ritter) riding his bike, was obtained by going on the roof of a Venice shop-owner who took $100 for use of his roof. See more »

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In the show's final seasons a grouped mailbox in the wall right outside of Mr. Furley's apartment. In earlier seasons, and even after airings of episodes that show the mailbox, there is no mailbox and only the wall is there. See more »

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[about lying to his boss about having a wife]
Jack Tripper: Mr. Angelino saw me talking to his daughter and now I have to be married.
Terri: Boy, those Italians sure are strict!
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Referenced in Whitney: Three's Company (2013) 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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The Best Slapstick Comedy of the 70's
3 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

When this show first premiered, it was thought of only as a jiggle show. However, it turned out to be one of the best examples of slapstick comedy in the history of television. John Ritter showed that he was a master of physical comedy and it really showed on this show. Another thing that really helped to make this show great was the whole ensemble. I feel that Joyce DeWitt was totally underrated in her role as the sensible Janet and that she was the perfect counterpoint to Jack's leering personality. The only thing I was disappointed with was how they devolved Suzanne Somer's character, Chrissy. If you look closely at many of the early episodes, Chrissy wasn't quite the dumb blond that she later turned out to be. If anything she was more naive then dumb. Other than that, this show will always be a classic of the era it was produced in.


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