An old flame who broke Jack's heart shows up unexpectedly. Chrissy attempts to persuade Jack to leave the girl to get him to his surprise birthday party at the Ropers'.



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Susan Walters
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Susan Walters, an old flame of Jack's who broke his heart in the past, shows up at the apartment. Chrissy and Janet were preparing a surprise birthday party for Jack to be held at the Ropers'. Susan, unaware of Jack's birthday, tells him she showed up to celebrate. Jack wants to set things straight with Susan regarding the past, but she turns on the charm and goes out on a date with Jack. Realizing she might break his heart again, Janet and Chrissy concoct a plan to pry Jack away from Susan so he could join them at the party. Written by Oliver Chu

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16 May 1978 (USA)  »

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This episode's guest star Loni Anderson was the producer's first choice to play Chrissy but they changed their mind at the last minute. See more »


Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.14 (2016) See more »

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