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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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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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Official Sites:

DLT Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1977 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jordan Charney who had a recurring role as Jack's boss Mr. Angelino, played Larry's boss in one episode "Jack moves out" from season 3. See more »

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Jack has an older brother named Lee. Yet two years before when his uncle comes to visit and calls Jack his favorite nephew, Jack says he's his only nephew to which his uncle says "That never stopped you from being my favorite." See more »

Quotes

Jack Tripper: Larry, haven't you ever thought of telling a girl the truth?
Larry: Well, I figure, anyone who gets up an hour early to put on eyeliner, fake eyelashes, and plastic nails isn't someone who wants to hear the truth.
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Alternate Versions

In March 2001 viewers watching reruns of the series on Nick at Nite reported that in episode 8.11 "The Charming Stranger", John Ritter's genitals could be briefly seen slipping out of his blue boxers when his character throws himself on bed. Nickelodeon confirmed this goof and announced that the scene would be edited out of all future airings of that episode. 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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this show is always great company
5 June 2005 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Come and knock on this door, "Three's Company" has been waiting for you. Jack Tripper (John Ritter) is an everyman who has to feign homosexuality to live in an apartment in Santa Monica. He lives in the apartment with sly Janet Wood (Joyce DeWitt) and ditsy Chrissy Snow (Suzanne Somers). Jack's supposed homosexuality often incurs the unpleasant-ness of sour landlord Stanley Roper (Norman Fell), whose wife Helen (Audra Lindley) always seems ready to leave him.

My favorite parts are always the dialog between Jack and Stanley. It sort of mirrors Buddy's comments about Cooley on "The Dick Van Dyke Show", what with Stanley's homophobia. Eventually, the Ropers got their own show and were replaced by Ralph Furley (Don Knotts), who would occasionally get himself into embarrassing situations.

"Three's Company" went through many changes over its run, but it never lost its timing. It's always a pleasure to catch the reruns on TVLand. Finally, I think that it's safe to say that John Ritter will truly be missed. He was always great on this show.


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