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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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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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Release Date:

15 March 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Herzbube mit zwei Damen  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Although Jenilee Harrison was well liked by her co-workers, her inexperience and a drop in ratings led to them searching for yet another person to fill the third roommate position. See more »


The doorbell on the trio's apartment mostly was shown to be on the left, when facing the door, but occasionally for plot points it appeared on the right. Similarly as well the doorbell chime box inside the apartment originally was above the kitchen and later seasons it was over the front door. See more »


Ralph Furley: [after hearing Terry play the Violin very badly] Who's *killing* a cat up here?
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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 See 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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