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
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Did You Know?
During the pilot episode, Jack says: "Well, you know you have to learn to trot before you can gallop... who said that?" and the audience laughs. This was John Ritter
's way of paying homage to his late father, Tex Ritter
. See more
In early seasons, when scenes called for filming outside the door of the trio's apartment, it is clearly seen that the walkway dead-ends at their apartment. However in the final season, when episodes centered on new neighbors next door, the walkway shows it continues on. See more
Jack, that smells good.
Chrissy, I haven't even started cooking yet.
Well, you better hurry up and start cooking so you can catch up with the smell.
Referenced in Emeril: Snow Day
Written by Joe Raposo
and Don Nicholl
Performed by Ray Charles
and Julia Rinker See more