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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Three's Company' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'Three's Company':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

March 15, 1977: A Man About The House
Season 1, episode 1
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

With Kit McDonough (Patricia Crawford).
Series debut. Two vivacious young women need a third roommate and decide to share their Santa Monica apartment with a man who can cook.

March 24, 1977: And Mother Makes Four
Season 1, episode 2
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

With Priscilla Morrill (Mrs. Snow), Lou Wills (Cab Driver), Shera Danese (Barmaid).
Just as Jack is moving in to share the apartment with Janet and Chrissy, Chrissy's mother decides to visit.

March 31, 1977: Roper's Niece
Season 1, episode 3
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

With Christina Hart (Karen).
Mr. Roper, convinced that Jack Tripper's interest in girls is strictly platonic, arranges for Jack to date his gorgeous visiting niece.

April 7, 1977: No Children, No Pets
Season 1, episode 4
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

With Richard Kline (Larry Dallas).
When Jack brings home a puppy, the girls tell him that the landlord doesn't allow pets.

April 14, 1977: Jack The Giant Killer
Season 1, episode 5
W: Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia   D: Bill Hobin

With Paul Ainsley (Bartender), Peter Palmer (Jeff), Peter Schuck (Pete), Karen Fredrik (Barmaid).
Jack worries about being cowardly when he avoids a fight with a husky patron at the local pub.

April 21, 1977: It's Only Money
Season 1, episode 6
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

With William Pierson (Dean Travers), Joey Forman (Police Officer).
The roommates believe that a burglar has stolen their rent money and frantically try to avoid Mr. Roper.





September 13, 1977: Ground Rules
Season 2, episode 1
W: Richard Orloff   D: Bill Hobin

With Jennifer Shaw (Veronica), Gary Cookson (Alex).
Season premiere. A conflict over lack of privacy in their social lives erupts when Janet entertains a boyfriend and roommates Jack and Chrissy have to cool their heels at the Regal Beagle pub.

September 20, 1977: Jack Looks For A Job
Season 2, episode 2
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

With Bill Fiore (Harvey), John Fiedler (Morris Morris), Sally Kirkland (Sally).
Jack's principles are at stake when he is hired as a model and learns he is to pose nude for a magazine centerfold with another model.

September 27, 1977: Janet's Promotion
Season 2, episode 3
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt, Alan J. Levitt   D: Bill Hobin

With Sandra De Bruin (Chloe), J.J. Barry (Mr. Compton), Margaret Wheeler (Female Customer).
Jack and Chrissy talk a reluctant Janet into asking for a promotion at the florist shop where she works.

October 4, 1977: Strange Bedfellows
Season 2, episode 4
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt, Alan J. Levitt   D: Bill Hobin

With Karen Bercovici (Celise), Alan Koss (Ralph).
Jack's disgruntled landlord storms upstairs loudly voicing his disapproval of Jack's rowdy get-together, but once inside he becomes the life of the party.

October 13, 1977: Chrissy's Date
Season 2, episode 5
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

With Dick Sargent (Lloyd Cross), Joyce Bulifant (Mrs. Cross).
Fireworks erupt when Jack and Janet feel compelled to inform Chrissy that the mature, sophisticated man she is dating is married.

October 25, 1977: Alone Together
Season 2, episode 6
W: Bryan Joseph   D: Bill Hobin, Michael Ross

With Sondra Currie (Sherry Lee), Stuart Nisbet (Mr. Crawford), W.G. McMillan (Policeman).
Chrissy and Jack spend an unexpected evening alone together, and Jack, to Chrissy's dismay, behaves like a gentleman.

November 1, 1977: Roper's Car
Season 2, episode 7
W: Alan J. Levitt   D: Bill Hobin

With Tom Lacy (Mr. Wagstaff).
Mr. Roper's integrity is tarnished by greed when he is led to believe his old car is a valuable classic after selling it to Jack, Janet and Chrissy for $200.

November 8, 1977: Cyrano de Tripper
Season 2, episode 8
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin, Michael Ross

With Jess Nadelman (Michael Wintrop), Sarah Smith (Girl).
Chrissy invites a gourmet to the apartment to share a home cooked meal, and then pleads with Jack to be her secret stand-in chef.

November 15, 1977: Chrissy's Night Out
Season 2, episode 9
W: Phil Hahn, Stuart Gillard   D: Bill Hobin

With James Cromwell (Detective Lannigan).
Jack rushes to defend Chrissy's honor when a man misunderstands her friendliness and shows up at the apartment.

November 22, 1977: Stanley Casanova
Season 2, episode 10
W: Gary Belkin   D: Bill Hobin

With Alba Francesca (Joan), Ivana Moore (Sandy), Seth Foster (Bartender).
Only Jack knows the truth when Chrissy, Janet and Mrs. Roper think Stanley is fooling around with another woman.

November 29, 1977: Janet's High School Sweetheart
Season 2, episode 11
W: Dixie Brown Grossman   D: Bill Hobin

With John Elerick (Peter Van Horn).
Janet loses her cool when the groovy campus Adonis of her high school days shows up for a date, and Jack and Chrissy conspire to leave them alone in the apartment.

December 6, 1977: Jack's Uncle
Season 2, episode 12
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt, Mike Marmer   D: Bill Hobin

With Don Porter (Uncle Fremont), Shirley Mitchell (Mona Carmichael).
Roper's on the rampage for the rent, so Jack's visiting uncle gives him a check -- a bad one.

December 13, 1977: Helen's Job
Season 2, episode 13
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

Upset with Stanley's refusal to increase her allowance, Helen takes a cafeteria job to teach her husband a lesson.

December 20, 1977: Three's Christmas
Season 2, episode 14
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

Jack, Janet and Chrissy aren't exactly looking forward to a Christmas party at the Ropers, so they plot to escape when they receive a last-minute invitation to a big bash.

January 3, 1978: The Gift
Season 2, episode 15
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

With William Pierson (Dean Travers).
A dilemma develops for Jack when Chrissy believes he has bought her an expensive birthday present, which is really a surprise for Roper's wife.

January 10, 1978: The Rivals
Season 2, episode 16
W: Bernie Kahn, Chuck Stewart   D: Bill Hobin

With John Fink (Barry Gates).
Jack becomes entangled in a feud between his two roommates when Janet accuses Chrissy of stealing a handsome young executive from her.

January 17, 1978: The Baby Sitters
Season 2, episode 17
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Sam Gary

With Sheila Rogers (Grandmother), Archie Hahn (Jerry Randall), Lee Bryant (Punkin Randall), Gary Hollis (David), Brian Kend (Jonathan).
A tiny tyke terrorizes Jack and Chrissy with the threat of tears after Janet presses them into service as substitute sitters.

January 24, 1978: Home Movies
Season 2, episode 18
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

With Stuart Gillard (Neil).
Chrissy cranks out amateur movies of Jack and Janet, and is misled into thinking she has a "hit".

January 31, 1978: Jack In The Flower Shop
Season 2, episode 19
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt, Ziggy Steinberg   D: Bill Hobin

With Mickey Deems (Mr. Harwood), Natalie Schafer (Impatient Woman), J.J. Barry (Mr. Compton).
All work and no play makes Jack an angry boy when Janet hires him to work for her and acts like a martinet.

February 7, 1978: Jack's Navy Pal
Season 2, episode 20
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

With David Dukes (Jim Walsh).
When Jack, Chrissy and Janet set out a gourmet dinner for the Ropers -- designed to stave off an expected rent hike -- the meanest sailor from Jack's navy days arrives and wrecks the evening.

February 14, 1978: Will The Real Jack Tripper . . .
Season 2, episode 21
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin, Michael Ross

With Anne Schedeen (Linda), Susan Blu (Sandra), Ted Gehring (Sandra's Father).
Jack's in a panic and in the doghouse with Janet and Chrissy when a young pregnant woman arrives at their house and names him as the father.

February 21, 1978: Days Of Beer And Weeds
Season 2, episode 22
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

With David Tress (Desk Sergeant), Ludi Claire (Flower Judge).
No one realizes just how far landlord Roper's garden has gone to pot until he blackmails his three young tenants into handling the weeding chores.

February 28, 1978: Chrissy, Come Home
Season 2, episode 23
W: Joyce Burditt, George Burditt   D: Bill Hobin

With Peter Mark Richman (Rev. Snow).
Chrissy's minister father arrives unexpectedly and catches Jack red-handed, living with his daughter and Janet.

May 9, 1978: Bird Song
Season 2, episode 24
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Bill Hobin

Jack finds himself in trouble with Stanley when he sits on a box containing Mrs. Roper's anniversary present.

May 16, 1978: Coffee, Tea Or Jack
Season 2, episode 25
W: Kathy Donnell, Madeline DiMaggio Wagner   D: Bill Hobin

With Loni Anderson (Susan Walters), Bruce Bauer (Pilot).
Chrissy tries to pry Jack from the clutches of his old flame -- for a surprise birthday party.





September 12, 1978: Double Date
Season 3, episode 1
W: Bob Baublitz   D: Dave Powers

With Anne Schedeen (Linda), Richard Kline (Larry Dallas), Rebecca Clemons (Samantha).
Season premiere. Jack pretends to be ill so he can cancel a date with his girlfriend Linda and spend the evening with his new interest. But everyone finds out he has pulled a fast one.

September 19, 1978: Good Old Reliable Janet
Season 3, episode 2
W: Roger Shulman, John Baskin   D: Dave Powers

With Ellen Sherman (Cindy), Nadia Caillou (Belly Dancer).
The women in Jack's life go to a nude beach protest and end up being arrested.

September 26, 1978: The Love Diary
Season 3, episode 3
W: Gary Belkin, Deborah Hwang   D: Dave Powers

With Paul Barselou (Wanda X).
Curious landlord Stanley Roper sneaks a peek at an X-rated diary Chrissy is typing, and suddenly gets the idea that Chrissy thinks he's her type.

October 5, 1978: The Fast
Season 3, episode 4
W: Al Gordon, Jack Mendelsohn   D: Dave Powers

With Angel Tompkins (Grace Thompson).
Jack attempts to prove to Chrissy that he can give up women longer than she can give up food.

October 10, 1978: Helen's Rendezvous
Season 3, episode 5
W: Jim Rogers   D: Dave Powers

With Art Kassul (Jerry Gordon).
Jack and Chrissy suspect Mrs. Roper of having an affair with Stanley's best friend.

October 17, 1978: My Sister's Keeper
Season 3, episode 6
W: Franelle Silver, Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Devon Ericson (Jenny Wood).
Overprotective Janet goes into a rage when she finds Jack in the same bed with her attractive young sister who is visiting.

October 24, 1978: Chrissy And The Guru
Season 3, episode 7
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt, Viki King   D: Dave Powers

With Paul Ainsley (Bartender), Michael Bell (Rama Mageesh), Regie Baf (Second Girl), Diane Sommerfield (First Girl).
Chrissy, feeling very depressed, is taken in by a guru.

October 31, 1978: Larry's Bride
Season 3, episode 8
W: Martin Roth   D: Dave Powers

With Cecilia Hart (Gloria), John Lawrence (Minister).
The bride-to-be of Jack's best friend reveals to Jack that she has a mad crush on him.

November 14, 1978: Chrissy's New Boss
Season 3, episode 9
W: Al Gordon, Jack Mendelsohn   D: Dave Powers

With Emmaline Henry (Mrs. Braddock), Richard McKenzie (Chef Anton).
Janet and Jack suspect something is amiss when Chrissy's boss arranges for her to go on an overnight business trip with him.

November 21, 1978: The Crush
Season 3, episode 10
W: Al Gordon, Jack Mendelsohn   D: Dave Powers

With Lauri Hendler (Laurie), Lois Areno (Rita), Steve Shaw (Albert).
The Ropers' female house guest arranges to have Janet and Chrissy sent to a non-existent party so she can have Jack all to herself.

November 28, 1978: The Kleptomaniac
Season 3, episode 11
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West, Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

Jack and Janet are shocked as evidence mounts that Chrissy is a kleptomaniac.

December 5, 1978: The Party's Over
Season 3, episode 12
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Dave Powers

With Diana Herbert (Mrs. Hollins).
Stanley plays a dirty trick on Jack, Janet and Chrissy to prevent them from throwing a party.

December 12, 1978: Eleanor's Return
Season 3, episode 13
W: Roger Shulman, John Baskin   D: Dave Powers

With Marianne Black (Eleanor Garvey Phillips).
Jack suspects that Janet and Chrissy are plotting to oust him from the apartment in favor of their former roommate.

January 16, 1979: The Older Woman
Season 3, episode 14
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Claudette Nevins (Barbara), Irene Tedrow (Martha).
Janet and Chrissy are excited to learn that Jack is dating an "older" woman, until they meet the woman they believe to be his heartthrob.

January 30, 1979: Stanley's Hotline
Season 3, episode 15
W: Sam Greenbaum   D: Dave Powers

With Anne Schedeen (Linda).
Stanley's habit of eavesdropping lands Chrissy in trouble when he thinks he overhears information that she is pregnant.

February 6, 1979: The Catered Affair
Season 3, episode 16
W: Al Gordon, Jack Mendelsohn   D: Dave Powers

With Emmaline Henry (Mrs. Braddock), Macon McCalman (Mr. Penrose), Bibi Osterwald (Mrs. Penrose).
Jack caters a party for Chrissy's business and tries to save Chrissy from her firm's lecherous president.

February 13, 1979: The Best Laid Plans
Season 3, episode 17
W: Roger Shulman, John Baskin   D: Dave Powers

With Jenny Sherman (Diane).
Jack offers to swap beds and move in with Chrissy when Janet is terrified by a mouse.

February 15, 1979: The Harder They Fall
Season 3, episode 18
W: Al Gordon, Jack Mendelsohn, Susan Sisko   D: Dave Powers

With Rod McCary (Gregg Halliday).
Jack's broken leg upsets Janet's plan for a cozy evening at home with a date.

February 27, 1979: The Bake-Off
Season 3, episode 19
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt, Jerry Kernion   D: Dave Powers

With William Pierson (Dean Travers), Leon Askin (Mr. Hoffmeier).
Chrissy accidentally eats Jack's entry in a baking competition and substitutes an identical pastry from a bakery.

March 13, 1979: An Anniversary Surprise
Season 3, episode 20
W: Roger Shulman, John Baskin   D: Dave Powers

With Ruta Lee (Mrs. Dawson).
Helen believes her marriage is breaking up when she catches Stanley with an attractive woman.

May 8, 1979: Jack Moves Out
Season 3, episode 21
W: Paul Wayne, George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With John Larroquette (Cop), Cynthia Harris (Mrs. Layton), Jordan Charney (Mr. Layton), Janet Wood (Frances), Paul Kent (Alvin Morell).
Jack becomes so angry with Janet and Chrissy that he accepts a job as live-in cook for Larry's boss.

May 15, 1979: Triangle Troubles
Season 3, episode 22
W: Al Gordon, Jack Mendelsohn   D: Dave Powers

With Peter Mark Richman (Rev. Snow), Barrie Youngfellow (Debbie), Terence Goodman (Roger), Robert Machray (Doug), Alan McRae (Phil), Daniel Trent (Elliot).
Jack falls for an old-fashioned girl, unaware that she is not quite so conservative as she appears to be.





September 11, 1979: Jack On The Lam
Season 4, episode 1
W: Neil Lebowitz   D: Dave Powers

With Dick O'Neill (Walter Nessle), James Staley (Agent Banning), Rudolph Willrich (Agent Roth).
Jack, disguised as Chrissy to elude a questioning FBI agent, winds up in the clutches of Chrissy's amorous date.

September 18, 1979: Love Thy Neighbor
Season 4, episode 2
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Damian London (Captain).
When Chrissy learns that Jack is running around with an older woman, she thinks he is lacking affection and decides to make the ultimate sacrifice.

September 25, 1979: The New Landlord
Season 4, episode 3
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

Janet, Jack and Chrissy attempt to avoid eviction by appealing to their new manager's taste buds and his lust for a sultry neighbor.

October 2, 1979: Snow Job
Season 4, episode 4
W: Rowby Goren   D: Dave Powers

With Paul Avery (Neil), John Miranda (Bill), Melanie Vincz (Sylvia), Ken Letner (Police Officer), Taaffe O'Connell (Lulu).
Chrissy's all set to quit her job after she makes her first sale of Easy-Time Cosmetics.

October 9, 1979: Jack The Ripper
Season 4, episode 5
W: Bill Richmond, Gene Perret   D: Dave Powers

With William Pierson (Dean Travers), Joel Brooks (Dr. Prescott), Joan Roberts (Secretary).
Jack seeks assertiveness training when he is pressured into preparing a fancy dinner for the dean -- without pay.

October 23, 1979: The Life Saver
Season 4, episode 6
W: George Atkins   D: Dave Powers

With Phil Leeds (Lyle Wormold).
When Furley evicts the trio, they move into a luxurious rent-free penthouse -- a gift from a man whose life Jack saved.

October 30, 1979: Old Folks At Home
Season 4, episode 7
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With J. Pat O'Malley (Leo Moran), Simone Griffeth (Nancy Norwood), Jeanne Bates (Alice), Joseph Livingston (Lili).
The roommates take in an eccentric old man who has been thrown out of his apartment.

November 6, 1979: A Camping We Will Go
Season 4, episode 8
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With Louise Williams (Laura).
Jack's planned quiet weekend at a secluded mountain cabin turns into a three-ring circus when Janet and Chrissy show up with a crowd.

November 13, 1979: Chrissy's Hospitality
Season 4, episode 9
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Keene Curtis (Dr. Hutchins), Ruth Manning (Nurse Engel).
Furley becomes confused when he overhears Jack and Chrissy laughing in the bathtub.

November 20, 1979: The Loan Shark
Season 4, episode 10
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Harold J. Stone (Bernie Bustamente), Livia Genise (Lucia Bustamente), Micky Morton (Floyd).
Chrissy comes to the rescue when Jack's cooking lesson with a mobster's wife gets a little too hot to handle.

November 27, 1979: The Love Barge
Season 4, episode 11
W: Bill Richmond, Gene Perret   D: Dave Powers

With Bob Hastings (John Callan).
Jack gets a job as assistant chef on an ocean cruise ship, but can take only one guest.

December 4, 1979: Ralph's Rival
Season 4, episode 12
W: George Atkins   D: Dave Powers

With Roger C. Carmel (Merl Denker), Reb Brown (Elmo Hacker).
Ralph tries to impress his childhood rival by introducing Chrissy as his bride to be.

December 11, 1979: Black Letter Day
Season 4, episode 13
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser, Mark Chambers   D: Dave Powers

The trio think an advice column was written about them, and believe that Jack is secretly dating one of the two girls without the other knowing.

December 18, 1979: The Reverend Steps Out
Season 4, episode 14
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With Peter Mark Richman (Rev. Snow), Ric Carrot (Rick), Patricia Barry (Mrs. Claremont).
Chrissy's father, the Reverend Snow, tells the trio that their special living arrangement jeopardizes his being named as the new local minister.

January 8, 1980: Larry Loves Janet
Season 4, episode 15
W: John Boni   D: Dave Powers

After an unsuccessful date Janet comforts Larry, who takes her kindess the wrong way so she must change her personality to ward him off.

January 15, 1980: Mighty Mouth
Season 4, episode 16
W: Howard Gewirtz, Ian Praiser   D: Dave Powers

With Steve Sandor (Harvey), Tori Lysdahl (Shirley).
Jack goes out with a girl who has a muscular brother that doesn't like her sister dating.

January 22, 1980: The Love Lesson
Season 4, episode 17
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Joanna Kerns (Bobby Trilling), Jim Sullivan (B.J.).
Furley hopes to "straighten" Jack out by giving him love lessons. But if Jack is indeed straight, he has to move out.

January 29, 1980: Handcuffed
Season 4, episode 18
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser, Len Richmond   D: Dave Powers

With Paul Ainsley (Jim), Daniel Trent (Jay Garfield), Alan Manson (Mike), Isabelle Wolfe (Waitress), Heather Lowe (Brenda).
Chrissy borrows her policeman cousin's handcuffs and accidentally gets locked together with Jack -- who has a big date waiting for him.

February 5, 1980: And Baby Makes Two
Season 4, episode 19
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Philip Charles MacKenzie (Roger).
Jack and Chrissy believe Janet wants to have a baby, and they hold interviews with the men who they think have answered her ad for a father for hire.

February 12, 1980: Jack's Bad Boy
Season 4, episode 20
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Shane Sinutko (Billy Todson), Joe George (Chauffeur).
An orphaned boy shows up at the apartment and plays the girls against Jack.

February 26, 1980: Lee Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
Season 4, episode 21
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With John Getz (Lee Tripper), Albert Carrier (Maurice).
Jack feels inferior when his brother shows up and impresses the girls.

March 4, 1980: The Root Of All Evil
Season 4, episode 22
W: Howard Albrecht, Sol Weinstein   D: Dave Powers

With Joel Brooks (Dr. Prescott).
Chrissy decides to share her winnings at the track with Jack and Janet. When the money causes tension, they go to a psychiatrist for help.

March 11, 1980: Secret Admirer
Season 4, episode 23
W: Joyce Gittlin, Steve Clements, Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Barry Gordon (Gilbert Larwin), Stephen Johnson (Phil Durkin), David Himes (Brad), Indy Shriner (Barbara).
Chrissy plans a rendezvous with a secret admirer.

March 25, 1980: The Goodbye Guy
Season 4, episode 24
W: Howard Albrecht, Sol Weinstein   D: Dave Powers

With Gloria LeRoy (Nancy).
The roommates attend to Furley's every need -- including fixing him up with a beatiful blonde -- when they mistake his depression and dental pain for pre-suicidal symptoms.

May 6, 1980: Jack's Graduation
Season 4, episode 25
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With William Pierson (Dean Travers), Steve Vinovich (Ben Baxter), Lynda Beattie (Sheila).
Years of hard work may go down the drain when Jack may not graduate from cooking school after one of his classmates switches dishes with him.





October 28, 1980: Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs
Season 5, episode 1
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Lee Crawford (Doreen Maxwell), Marie Lauren (Denise).
In an effort to honor his word, Jack attempts to attend three different occasions, in three different apartments, all on the same night.

November 11, 1980: And Justice For Jack
Season 5, episode 2
W: George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Jan Sterling (Judge Sheffield), Ellen Travolta (Mrs. Marconi), Steven Anderson (Higgins), Pamela McMyler (Ms. Callahan), David Tress (Virgil).
Jack gets fired from his new job for refusing his female boss's sexual advances. He decides to sue her for wrongful termination, but his problems only begin there.

November 18, 1980: A Hundred Dollars A What?
Season 5, episode 3
W: George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Mickey Deems (Gimbel), Elaine Giftos (Darlene).
Chrissy goes to work at a convention as a hostess with an old friend of hers, not realizing the job is being a high priced call girl.

November 25, 1980: Downhill Chaser
Season 5, episode 4
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Laurette Spang (Inga), Kate Murtaugh (Gertrude), John Gibson (Ski Patrolman).
Jack pretends to be a professional skier to impress his new date who is a ski nut.

December 2, 1980: A Crowded Romance
Season 5, episode 5
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Rebecca Holden (Bunny/Twinkie), Vernon Weddle (Mr. Weddle), Fay DeWitt (Woman).
Jack and Larry are both dating the same girl and don't know it.

December 9, 1980: Room At The Bottom
Season 5, episode 6
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Michael Lombard (Lucien), Jennifer Gay (Bonnie Chamberlain), Edmund Stoiber (Customer), Frank O'Brien (Waiter).
Jack gets a job as a busboy and at the same time is misrepresenting himself to his new date as the chef.

December 16, 1980: Chrissy's Cousin
Season 5, episode 7
W: George Burditt, Budd Grossman   D: Dave Powers

With Barbara Stuart (Mrs. Medford), Shauna Sullivan (Maxine), Jordan Clarke (Bill), Karen Austin (Jennifer).
Cindy Snow moves into the apartment with Jack and Janet.

January 6, 1981: Jack To The Rescue
Season 5, episode 8
W: George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Rod Colbin (Charles Hadley), Ruth Manning (Harriet Hadley), Nancy Andrews (Secretary), Amy Nachbar (Sheila).
Jack goes to Cindy's place of employment to fight for her job after she loses it.

January 13, 1981: The Not-So-Great Imposter
Season 5, episode 9
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With Gino Conforti (Felipe Gomez), Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino), Hank Garrett (Bookie), Jillian Kesner (Sister), Britt Leach (Husband).
Jack takes another man's name in order to get hired for a job unaware of all the trouble that comes along with it.

January 20, 1981: Jack's Other Mother
Season 5, episode 10
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Amzie Strickland (Gladys Moore), Bob Sherman (Katy's Brother), George Dickerson (Boss), Maida Severn (Woman Patron), Lois Hamilton (Katy Williams).
A little old lady adopts Jack as her "son" but becomes more trouble than she is help when she starts interfering in Jack's love life.

January 27, 1981: Make Room For Daddy
Season 5, episode 11
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Keene Curtis (Andrew Gainer), Janice Kent (Cheryl Gainer), Joe George (Waiter).
Jack set up a date for his girlfriend's father with Janet, who doesn't realize how old he is.

February 3, 1981: Janet's Secret
Season 5, episode 12
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With Macon McCalman (Roland Wood), Paula Shaw (Ruth Wood), Sondra Currie (Shelley Green).
Janet's parents come to visit, and Janet has to pretend that she and Jack are husband and wife.

February 10, 1981: Father Of The Bride
Season 5, episode 13
W: Tom Dunsmuir   D: Dave Powers

With Jeffrey Tambor (Winston Cromwell III), Mickey Deems (Singing Telegram Man), Sarah Marshall (Madame Clara).
Cindy is being pursued by a guy who doesn't take no for an answer.

February 17, 1981: Furley vs. Furley
Season 5, episode 14
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With Hamilton Camp (Bart Furley).
The roommates help Ralph stand up to his brother, Bart Furley, who owns the building.

February 24, 1981: In Like Larry
Season 5, episode 15
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

Jack and Larry switch apartments to see how each other lives.

March 3, 1981: Teacher's Pet
Season 5, episode 16
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With William Pierson (Dean Travers), Dorian Lopinto (Betty Jean Travers).
Jack teaches a cooking class and gives special attention to one student -- the Dean's niece.

March 10, 1981: And Baby Makes Four
Season 5, episode 17
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With John McCook (Doug Cooper), Frances Lee McCain (Kelly).
Jack and Janet think that Cindy is going to have a baby.

March 17, 1981: Night Of The Ropers
Season 5, episode 18
W: George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Norman Fell (Stanley Roper), Audra Lindley (Helen Roper).
The Ropers are back in town, and Stanley has a falling out with Mr. Furley when he catches him in bed with Helen.

March 24, 1981: Double Trouble
Season 5, episode 19
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski, Mark Fink   D: Dave Powers

With Robin Eisenman (Veronica Furley).
In order to date Furley's niece, Jack must pretend that he is his fictitious brother, Austin.

May 5, 1981: Dying To Meet You
Season 5, episode 20
W: Budd Grossman   D: Dave Powers

With Terry Kiser (Max), Pamela Brull (April).
Jack fakes his death to avoid dealing with a girl's jealous boyfriend.

May 12, 1981: The Case Of The Missing Blonde
Season 5, episode 21
W: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser   D: Dave Powers

With Alan Manson (Mr. Snow), Toni Berrell (Policewoman), Robert Riesel (Motel Clerk).
Cindy goes to meet her father while he is in town, but Jack and Janet think that she has been kidnapped.

May 19, 1981: Honest Jack Tripper
Season 5, episode 22
W: Mark Tuttle   D: Dave Powers

With Anne Schedeen (Lisa Page), Shell Kepler (Luanne).
Jack learns that honesty is not always the best policy when he agrees to tell the absolute truth.





October 6, 1981: Jack Bares All
Season 6, episode 1
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Gino Conforti (Felipe Gomez), Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino), Shell Kepler (Didi), Bobby F. Ellerbee (Dr. Cooper).
Jack and Janet are preparing a farewell party for Cindy and struggling to find a new roommate.

October 13, 1981: Terri Makes Her Move
Season 6, episode 2
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Hugh Gillin (Mr. Alden), Mina Kolb (Mrs. Alden), Jennifer Walker (Samantha Alden).
Janet suspects that Terri has more than a platonic interest in Jack.

October 25, 1981: Professor Jack
Season 6, episode 3
W: Laura Levine   D: Dave Powers

With Paul Kent (Dr. Anderson), Sally Kemp (Joanna Latham), Frank Aletter (Tom Latham).
Jack is giving cooking lessons to raise some money, but Terri mistakes them as love lessons.

November 3, 1981: Some Of That Jazz
Season 6, episode 4
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Michael Bell (Michael), Debbie Barlett (Marlene).
Janet's dance instructor may be interested in more than just Janet's dancing when he tries to persuade her to be his protege.

November 10, 1981: Lies My Roommate Told Me
Season 6, episode 5
W: George Burditt   D: Dave Powers

With Teresa Ganzel (Greedy Gretchen).
Larry hopes to romance Terri with smooth conversation.

November 17, 1981: Two Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Season 6, episode 6
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Jeffrey Tambor (Dr. Miller), Sheila Rogers (Desk Nurse), Murray Matheson (Roger), Stephen Johnson (Police Officer), Tony Miller (Dr. Burns).
Jack and Janet think a doctor that Terri brought home is really a mental patient.

November 24, 1981: Eyewitness Blues
Season 6, episode 7
W: Michael S. Baser, Kim Weiskopf   D: Dave Powers

With Alan McRae (Robber), Donald Petrie (Officer Bolton), Ed Gilbert (Lt. Briscoe), Dennis Robertson (Detective).
Jack witnesses a robbery and wants protective custody to save him from the return of the criminal.

December 1, 1981: Boy Meets Dummy
Season 6, episode 8
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Gino Conforti (Felipe Gomez), Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino), Christina Hart (Francesca Angelino).
Jack has a date with Angelino's daughter against her father's strict wishes and so to turn her off, pretends he is married.

December 8, 1981: Dates Of Wrath
Season 6, episode 9
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Brad Maule (Bob), Connie Hill (Donna).
Janet fumes when she inadvertently fixes up Terri with a guy she wanted to date herself.

December 15, 1981: Macho Man
Season 6, episode 10
W: John Boni   D: Dave Powers

With Kenneth White (Detective Bellows), Rod Gist (Big Eddie), Sheldon Feldner (Sgt. O'Grady), George McDaniel (Officer Bellam).
After taking karate lessons from Terri, Jack tackles an undercover cop making an arrest and gets arrested for assault.

January 5, 1982: Strangers In The Night
Season 6, episode 11
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Jacque Lynn Colton (Bernice), Pamela Dunlap (Lily), Gwen Humble (Arabella).
Jack mistakenly serenades the wrong girl.

January 12, 1982: The Matchbreakers
Season 6, episode 12
W: Bryan Joseph   D: Dave Powers

With Ruta Lee (Marsha Whitewood).
Ralph Furley falls in love with a woman whom the trio believe is a golddigger.

January 19, 1982: The Holy Guest
Season 6, episode 13
W: Calvin Kelly   D: Dave Powers

With Susan Plumb (Catherine James), Britt Leach (Chuck), John Brandon (Captain James).
Jack believes a nun friend of Terri' s has fallen in love with him.

January 26, 1982: Maid To Order
Season 6, episode 14
W: Laura Levine   D: Dave Powers

With Peter Isacksen (Joey), Jennifer Shaw (Rita), Charlie Stavola (Marty).
Jack convinces Janet and Terri to hire their former roommate Cindy as a maid for the apartment, with catastrophic results.

February 2, 1982: Hearts And Flowers
Season 6, episode 15
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Laurie Lea Schaefer (Bobbi Willard), Rod Colbin (Mr. Franklin), Jane Dulo (Woman Customer).
Janet's new female boss drives her nuts, and it doesn't help matters when Jack falls for her.

February 9, 1982: Urban Plowboy
Season 6, episode 16
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Sue Ane Langdon (Aunt Becky), Herman Poppe (Wally).
Larry uses Jack's name while out on a date that goes bad and when the girl's brother comes looking for Jack, he must hide out on Cindy's grandparents' farm until the heat is off.

February 16, 1982: A Friend In Need
Season 6, episode 17
W: James Ritz   D: Dave Powers

With Gino Conforti (Felipe Gomez), Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino), Terry Kiser (Mr. Canon).
Jack agrees to help out a friend by posing as a head chef and becoming the favorite cook for a mobster with a spicy appetite.

February 23, 1982: Jack's 10
Season 6, episode 18
W: Ken Hecht, Bob Brunner   D: Dave Powers

With Karen Austin (Denise), Melanie Vincz (Sylvia).
Jack's new girlfriend is rich and she wants Jack to do better than his friends and his job.

March 2, 1982: Doctor In The House
Season 6, episode 19
W: John Boni   D: Dave Powers

With Edward Andrews (Grandpa Tripper), Keith Lawrence (Dr. Phillips), Toni Lamond (Patient).
Jack pretends he's a doctor to impress his visiting grandfather, who's eager to observe Jack's hospital practice.

March 9, 1982: Critic's Choice
Season 6, episode 20
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Jay Garner (Jason Defarge), Louise Williams (Chloe Brown).
A food critic's article says there are no great food chefs in the city. Jack invites the man to the apartment to review his food for the newspaper, but he seems more interested in the girls.

March 16, 1982: Paradise Lost
Season 6, episode 21
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Sheila Rogers (Nurse), Alvah Stanley (Dr. Benson), Faith McSwain (Shiela Ashton).
Terri lines up a fancy new house for the trio to move into but Larry and Mr. Furley, not wanting to see their best friends leave, plot to make them feel wanted enough to stay.

March 23, 1982: And Now Here's Jack
Season 6, episode 22
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino), Frank O'Brien (Director), Marty Brill (Mike O'Connell).
Jack gets his own cooking show and hires the girls as his assistants.

April 6, 1982: Janet Wigs Out
Season 6, episode 23
W: Budd Grossman   D: Dave Powers

With Robert Swick (Bill Rogers).
Janet buys a blonde wig to improve her image, but ends up changing her personality entirely.

May 4, 1982: Up In The Air
Season 6, episode 24
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Barry Williams (David Winthrop), Lauree Berger (Nancy Winthrop), Gertrude Flynn (Mrs. Peabody), Paul Marin (Mr. Peabody), Rick Edwards (Mark), Thom Fleming (Robert), Dean Taliaferro (Bridget).
Jack escorts Janet to a dull party, but when Jack consumes a tranquilizer and alcohol he becomes the life of the party.

May 11, 1982: Mate For Each Other
Season 6, episode 25
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Mickey Deems (Maitre'd), Brian Blyers (Ton Ferguson), Judy Kain (Joan Ferguson).
Jack and Janet each decide to try computer dating -- and end up matched with each other.

May 18, 1982: The Best of Three's Company
Season 6, episode 26
W: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West   D: Dave Powers

With Lucille Ball (the host), Suzanne Somers (Chrissy Snow (clips), Audra Lindley (Helen Roper (clips), Norman Fell (Stanley Roper (clips), Jenilee Harrison (Cindy Snow (clips).
Lucille Ball hosts a retrospective of the series, introducing memorable clips of the show's funniest and most touching moments of the first six seasons.





September 28, 1982: A Night Not To Remember
Season 7, episode 1
W: George Burditt, Budd Grossman   D: Dave Powers

With Terry McGovern (Ray Hagen), Nora Gaye (Waitress).
Jack and Janet end up in the same bed, and Jack doesn't even remember how he got there.

October 12, 1982: Jack Goes To The Dentist
Season 7, episode 2
W: George Burditt, Budd Grossman   D: Dave Powers

With Jeffrey Tambor (Dr. Greene), Isabel West (Gladys Whitewood).
Jack goes to the dentist Terri just broke up with, and finds out the man believes that Terri left him for Jack.

October 19, 1982: Diamond Jack
Season 7, episode 3
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Tori Lysdahl (Rita), Antony Ponzini (Tony), Michael Alldredge (Sam), Vincent Cobb (Johnny).
Jack's blind date turns out to be a jewel thief.

October 26, 1982: Extra, Extra
Season 7, episode 4
W: Ellen Guylas   D: Dave Powers

With Mickey Deems (Mr. Hubbard), Mark W. Travis (Hank Thompson), Georgann Johnson (Mrs. Tripper), Mina Kolb (Mrs. Alden).
A newspaper article about three people sharing a similar living arrangement to the trio has them wondering if one of them is spreading gossip about the others.

November 9, 1982: Jack Gets His
Season 7, episode 5
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Anne Schedeen (Louise Prescott), Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino).
With Mr. Angelino's help, Jack gets his own restaurant.

November 16, 1982: Opening Night
Season 7, episode 6
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Stanley Kamel (Clean Cut Man), Ted Chapman (Meek Man), Kopi Sotiropulos (Larry's Uncle), Glen Ash (Hearty Man).
It's the first night of Jack's Bistro, but no customers show up.

November 23, 1982: Cousin Cuisine
Season 7, episode 7
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Dave Powers

With Gino Conforti (Felipe Gomez), Maria Richwine (Maria), Pete Leal (Mr. Sanchez), J. Victor Lopez (Manuel).
As a favor to Felipe, the trio allows his niece to stay with them until her wedding to prevent the immigration department from deporting her.

November 30, 1982: An Affair To Forget
Season 7, episode 8
W: Michael Weinberger   D: Dave Powers

With Elaine Giftos (Randy Buckley), John McCook (Alan), Jack Scalici (Assistant).
Janet sets Jack up with an old director friend of hers from school -- who she doesn't know is now married.

December 7, 1982: The Brunch
Season 7, episode 9
W: George Burditt, Budd Grossman, Terry Hensey, Marshall King   D: Dave Powers

With Gino Conforti (Felipe Gomez), Jordan Charney (Frank Angelino), Earl Boen (Rev. Gilmore), Irene Tedrow (Miss Arlington), Gary Hudson (Jerry), Je'net Carmen (Diana), Kathy Shower (Millicent).
Jack hosts a Sunday brunch at the Bistro to prove to a pastor that it's a wholesome, family-oriented restaurant.

December 14, 1982: The Impossible Dream
Season 7, episode 10
W: Shelley Zellman   D: Dave Powers

With Ralph Grasso (Guitarist).
Larry wants to be a singer at Jack's restaurant; Mr. Furley helps out in the kitchen when the staff quits.


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