Three's Company (1976–1984)

Good Old Reliable Janet 

Janet is tired of her reliable image so she decides to cut loose and join a demonstration at a nude beach with Mrs. Roper in tow.


Dave Powers

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Episode complete credited cast:
John Ritter ... Jack Tripper
Joyce DeWitt ... Janet Wood
Suzanne Somers ... Chrissy Snow
Norman Fell ... Stanley Roper
Audra Lindley ... Helen Roper
Richard Kline ... Larry Dallas
Ellen Sherman Ellen Sherman ... Cindy
Nadia Caillou Nadia Caillou ... Belly Dancer


Janet begins to feel like her life is lacking something due to her reliable image. The last straw comes when Larry invites her, Jack and Chrissy to brunch at a Persian restaurant, but she can't go because she has to wait for the telephone repairman to arrive. She then decides to break away from her wholesome image by joining a bunch of nudists at the beach with Mrs. Roper, who also feels neglected, especially when she finds out that Stanley was ogling all the nude women. Unfortunately, the police arrive and break up the protest and when Jack, Chrissy, Larry and Mr. Roper find out they rush to the police station to see if they can bail Janet and Helen out of jail. Written by Brian Washington <>

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Release Date:

19 September 1978 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The title is a line from the song "The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game)" from "Guys and Dolls": Why it's good old reliable Nathan..." The original Broadway production of "Guys and Doll" opened at the 26th Street Theater on November 24, 1950, ran for 1200 performances and won the 1951 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Musical. See more »


Jack Tripper: Wait a minute, you'd go to a nude beach and get naked in front of total strangers but you wouldn't in front of me? That doesn't make any sense.
Chrissy Snow: It makes perfect sense. See I don't know them, and they don't know me and they don't know who they're seeing, and I don't know who's seeing me. But I know you, and you know me, and you know who you're seeing, and I know who's seeing me. And both of them are me! See?
Jack Tripper: No, I don't see.
Chrissy Snow: And you're not going to, either.
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