The BEST Episodes of Three's Company

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 20, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

A man pretends to be gay in order to share an apartment with two women in this legendary bedroom farce.

Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs

#1 - Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 28, 1980

Jack wears himself out trying to serve dinner in three places at once.

star 8.55
100 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Joseph Staretski, Martin Rips
Stanley's Hotline

#2 - Stanley's Hotline

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 30, 1979

Stanley overhears Chrissy talking through the pipes and mistakenly thinks she is pregnant.

star 8.43
95 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Sam Greenbaum
Chrissy's Cousin

#3 - Chrissy's Cousin

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 16, 1980

Chrissy's clumsy cousin Cindy moves into the apartment.

star 8.43
103 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Budd Grossman, George Burditt
Chrissy's Hospitality

#4 - Chrissy's Hospitality

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 13, 1979

Chrissy falls and hits her head in the bathtub while trying to put up a shower curtain. Jack and Janet take her to the hospital when she starts to get dizzy. They misunderstand the doctor when he comes out of Chrissy's room crying, and think that she has only a short time to live.

star 8.42
101 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Mark Tuttle
Roper's Niece

#5 - Roper's Niece

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 31, 1977

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.

star 8.37
244 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: George Burditt, Paul Wayne
Bird Song

#6 - Bird Song

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired May 9, 1978

Janet has two Frank Sinatra tickets she doesn't want, so Chrissy and Jack compete for her affections.

star 8.34
71 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Bernie West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross
Lies My Roommate Told Me

#7 - Lies My Roommate Told Me

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 1981

Jack plays Cyrano for a tongue-tied Larry, who has talked Terri into a date.

star 8.33
90 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: George Burditt
The Older Woman

#8 - The Older Woman

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 16, 1979

When Janet and Chrissy think Jack is dating an old woman, they send Larry to try to seduce her.

star 8.24
97 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: George Burditt, Paul Wayne
Days of Beer and Weeds

#9 - Days of Beer and Weeds

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 21, 1978

Jack, Janet and Chrissy tend to the Ropers' unruly backyard brush and find a plant that they think is marijuana.

star 8.20
79 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Bernie West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross
Jack's Double Date

#10 - Jack's Double Date

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 1, 1983

Janet and Terri bet Jack that he can't go without women for a week, but the temptation of a new flame gives him little chance to collect.

star 8.19
84 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Budd Grossman
Coffee, Tea or Jack?

#11 - Coffee, Tea or Jack?

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired May 16, 1978

Jack's stewardess love interest (Loni Anderson) plays him for a fool.

star 8.19
74 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Kathy Donnell, Madeline Di Maggio
No Children, No Dogs

#12 - No Children, No Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 7, 1977

Larry Dallas, a slick car salesman, unloads a puppy on the trio. Knowing that Stanley doesn't allow pets, they try to hide it. The puppy is necesary for Chrissy's sleepwalking problem.

star 8.16
224 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: George Burditt, Paul Wayne
Three's Christmas

#13 - Three's Christmas

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 20, 1977

The kids and the Ropers spend Christmas together, but they would rather be at another party.

star 8.14
84 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Bernie West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross
It's Only Money

#14 - It's Only Money

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 21, 1977

Oh my! The trio's rent money is missing and they scramble to get more money so Stanley will not kick them out. Unbeknownst to them, Stanley picked up the money earlier that day.

star 8.10
147 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: George Burditt, Paul Wayne
Janet's Promotion

#15 - Janet's Promotion

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 27, 1977

Janet's new coworker Chloe gets a surprise promotion because of her chest size rather than her abilities.

star 8.10
226 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Alan J. Levitt, George Burditt, Paul Wayne
Strange Bedfellows

#16 - Strange Bedfellows

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 4, 1977

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.

star 8.09
192 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Alan J. Levitt, George Burditt, Paul Wayne
The Babysitters

#17 - The Babysitters

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 17, 1978

Janet convinces Jack and Chrissy to take her place as babysitters for a young boy whose pregnant mother goes into labor while out, leaving the two alone with the boy for the entire night.

star 8.07
99 votes
Directors: Sam Gary
Writers: Bernie West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross
Chrissy and the Guru

#18 - Chrissy and the Guru

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 24, 1978

Chrissy joins a cult run by a swindling fraud.

star 8.04
73 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: George Burditt, Paul Wayne, Viki King
Look What I Found

#19 - Look What I Found

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 24, 1984

The trio leaves a stray kitten at Mr. Furley's doorstep, but the gift threatens Furley's ability to pass an inspection ordered by his brother Bart.

star 7.98
58 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: David Mirkin
And Mother Makes Four

#20 - And Mother Makes Four

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 24, 1977

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.

star 7.98
337 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Bernie West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross
Old Folks at Home

#21 - Old Folks at Home

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 30, 1979

Chrissy feels sorry for a homeless man and lets him stay with her, Janet and Jack, much to their dismay.

star 7.98
98 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser
Jack's Tattoo

#22 - Jack's Tattoo

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 31, 1984

Jack needs surgery to remove a tattoo that his navy buddies made him get while drunk.

star 7.97
58 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Al Gordon, Ron Bloomberg
Borrowing Trouble

#23 - Borrowing Trouble

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired May 10, 1983

When the girls and Larry stage a fake radio contest to give Jack money they mistakenly think he needs, Jack uses the sudden windfall to buy a new leather coat.

star 7.96
54 votes
Directors: Dave Powers
Writers: Ellen Guylas
A Man About the House

#24 - A Man About the House

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 15, 1977

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.

star 7.94
416 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Bernie West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross
Chrissy's Night Out

#25 - Chrissy's Night Out

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 15, 1977

Chrissy's friendly nature causes her to be mistaken for a hooker by an undercover cop.

star 7.92
119 votes
Directors: Bill Hobin
Writers: Phil Hahn, Stuart Gillard