The Best Episodes Directed by Bill Hobin
#2 - Roper's Niece
Three's Company Season 1 - Episode 3
Mr. Roper sets Jack up with his niece, who turns out to be very promiscuous in her way. Jack finds out that Mr. Roper set him up in order to turn him straight, and if he is, out he goes.
#3 - Days of Beer and Weeds
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 22
Jack, Janet and Chrissy tend to the Ropers' unruly backyard brush and find a plant that they think is marijuana.
#5 - Coffee, Tea or Jack?
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 25
Jack's stewardess love interest (Loni Anderson) plays him for a fool.
#7 - Love and Marriage
Maude Season 1 - Episode 7
Tired of living with her mother and stepfather and wanting a father figure for Phillip, Carol decides to propose marriage to a man she doesn't love. Meanwhile, married life doesn't seem to be all what it's cracked up to be for Maude and Walter who's argument leads to destruction in the kitchen.
#9 - Strange Bedfellows
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 4
With Chrissy and Janet away on a trip, Jack throws a party. Mr. Roper tries to break up the festivities but instead wakes up in Jack's bed the next morning.
#10 - Janet's Promotion
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 3
Janet's new coworker Chloe gets a surprise promotion because of her chest size rather than her abilities.
#11 - The Grass Story
Maude Season 1 - Episode 12
As a 19-year-old faces a lengthy prison sentence for marijuana possession, Maude and a group of middle-aged housewives plan a protest at a police station. The plan is to get arrested for possession and Maude is supposed to provide the pot. However, trying to get her hands on some, proves to be problematic.
#13 - Flashback
Maude Season 1 - Episode 8
While waiting for the electoral results for Election 1972, Maude and Walter recall Election 1968. Carol had just gotten a divorce and moved in with Maude. Meanwhile, Walter and Maude's relationship had reached a pivotal moment; should they marry or live together.
#14 - And Mother Makes Four
Three's Company Season 1 - Episode 2
Jack is all set to move into Eleanor's room, until Chrissy's mother unexpectedly shows up. Chrissy's mom does not know that she and Janet live with a man, so she tries to keep them out of sight. Janet and Jack go to the Regal Beagle to hide out, and Mrs. Roper finds out that Jack is not really gay. She manages to keep it secret from Mr. Roper.
#15 - A Man About the House
Three's Company Season 1 - Episode 1
Janet Wood and Chrissy Snow, two attractive women, have a going away party for their roommate, Eleanor. While trying to find someone to share the rent with, they find party crasher Jack Tripper in their bathtub. They have their doubts at first but when they find out that Jack is a great cook, they want him to stay. The hardest part of this is trying to convince the landlords, Stanley and Helen Roper, that Jack is indeed good company.
#16 - Chrissy's Night Out
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 9
Chrissy's friendly nature causes her to be mistaken for a hooker by an undercover cop.
#17 - Like Mother, Like Daughter
Maude Season 1 - Episode 4
Carol is dating Russell Asher, a dashing writer, who just happens to have once dated and later jilted Maude. This leads Maude to do her best to warn Carol of Russell's egotistical ways. However, Carol refuses to heed Maude's warnings and continues to date him, even spending the night with him which turns into a disaster.
#18 - Chrissy, Come Home
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 23
Reverend Snow does not approve of Chrissy's lifestyle and decides to take her home.
#20 - Will the Real Jack Tripper...
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 21
When a girl comes looking for Jack because he may have gotten her pregnant, Jack thinks it was his girlfriend Linda, but it turns out that Larry was using Jack's name.
#21 - Maude's Reunion
Maude Season 1 - Episode 11
Maude pulls out all her high school memorabilia as she awaits the arrival of an old school friend, Phyllis Nash, who was nicknamed both "Bunny" because of an overbite and "Mousie" because of her looks. However, Maude is stunned and becomes envious when she discovers Phyllis is now a beauty with a career to match.
#22 - Cyrano de Tripper
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 8
Jack agrees to cook dinner for Chrissy and her date, who happens a very fussy gourmet.
#23 - Janet's High School Sweetheart
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 11
Janet's high-school crush turns out to be a lecher when she invites him to the apartment.
#25 - Chrissy's Date
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 5
Chrissy's new man is married, but she thinks he's available, so her friends must show her the truth.
#26 - Doctor, Doctor
Maude Season 1 - Episode 2
Carol and Maude thinks it's cute when they discover a curious Phillip playing doctor with Arthur's equally curious granddaughter. However, the prudish Arthur insists that Phillip be severely punished which leads to a debate between Maude, Cariol and Arthur over morals.
#29 - Stanley Casanova
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 10
Jack convinces a lady friend to make Stanley think he is attractive to younger women and make Helen jealous.
#34 - The Ticket
Maude Season 1 - Episode 6
Returning home from shopping, Maude gets pulled over for speeding 34 miles in a 30 mph zone, but adamantly refuses to believe she was speeding at all. Later, during the trial, Maude tries all attempts to get out of paying the fine and prove her innocence.
#35 - The Slumlord
Maude Season 1 - Episode 13
Maude is stunned to discover a black man picketing in front of her home. It isn't until later that she discovers that Walter and her have unwittingly become the owners of a rundown apartment building and they are now being labeled "slumlords".
#37 - Jack in the Flower Shop
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 19
Janet offers Jack a job in her flower shop, but Jack would rather goof off than work.
#38 - Ground Rules
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 1
The trio agree to arrange reservation times for the apartment.
#39 - Helen's Job
Three's Company Season 2 - Episode 13
Against Stanley's wishes, Helen takes a job at a cafeteria and must pretend she likes it.