Three's Company

Strange Bedfellows - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Roper tries to explain to the girls and his wife what he was doing in Jack's bedroom, watch over Mr. Roper's left shoulder on the shelf. The number of yellow cans on the shelf keep alternating between one and two cans throughout several minutes. In addition, also notice the suitcase on the floor under the shelf as well. Whenever one yellow can is shown, the suitcase is by itself and whenever two yellow cans are shown, there is a square silver bag in front of the suitcase.

Up in the Air - S6-E25

Revealing mistake: During Jack's dance scene, the old lady that he dances with spins away from him and knocks off a man's toupee. The actress was supposed to knock it off as she went by, but it's obvious that she misses and instead quickly reaches over to snatch it off his head instead.


Forget Me Not - S8-E18

Character mistake: Janet is waiting for Larry to deliver her new car and states to Jack that this is her very first car. But 5 episodes earlier in S8-E13 "Itching for Trouble" when Moose asks if they had a football that needed air, Janet says no, but one of the tires on her car are low.

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Suggested correction: It could have been a quick comeback line as a joke. The way Janet was even saying it sounded that way. Also, technically speaking, she did have a car in the past. The trio had bought Roper's Car for a very short time (from an earlier episode) before Roper bought it back from them. Janet never physically drove it but at that time, she was ⅓ owner of it so technically she had a car before.

Yes, I always thought it was a quick comeback.

Dying to Meet You - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When Jack is on the phone explaining why he can't go into work again because he's really hiding at home from the bully Max, there is a chair wedged up against the front door. Larry knocks and when Jack is sure it is indeed Larry, he unlocks and opens the door without the chair in the way any more.

No Children, No Pets - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: After Jack brings the puppy over to the girls, the box he brought the puppy in was placed on the back end of their couch. At one point, it is knocked over, and you can see it falling down to the floor (past Janet). In a few shots, it's back on the table, and none of the characters were in a position to pick it up to place it back there.

Friends and Lovers (1) - S8-E21

Character mistake: In S5-E15 "In Like Larry", Larry gives Cindy and Janet gifts to thank them for letting him live with them, so Janet gives him a kiss. Larry also kisses both Janet and Terri on the lips at the end of S7-E6 "Opening Night" after showing them Greek dancing. However, in this episode Janet kisses Larry at her wedding, to which Larry says "Janet, that's the first time you've ever kissed me."

Handcuffed - S4-E18

Plot hole: Chrissy's policeman cousin informs the roommates that there was a complaint from a neighbor about her husband on his roof watching the girls dance in The Apartment with binoculars. However, when the girls were dancing, the front door was fully closed and the very thick drapes were fully closed so how could such a complaint exist?

Going to Pot - S7-E14

Continuity mistake: After Furley tells Jack about picking up the pot, he says, "Of course, it'll cost you." Later, when the cop listens to the recording of the conversation, the tape has Furley saying, "Of course, it's gonna cost you."

The Not-So-Great Imposter - S5-E9

Revealing mistake: In Angelino's kitchen, when Mr. Angelino comes in and mentions steaks for eight people are needed, look behind him at the door's window. Janet is briefly seen watching (as if waiting for her cue to enter), then quickly ducks out of sight. A second later, she's seen again while Angelino asks Felipe to help him in the freezer. She then runs in the door with Furley as if they first arrived at that moment.

And Now Here's Jack - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jack, Janet and Terri are on the air for the cooking show, Janet holds up the silver bowl but there is no parsley in it. Then in the next shot the bowl is instantly full of parsley.

Out on a Limb - S8-E4

Revealing mistake: In the episode "Out on a Limb", Jack leaves Terri in Mr. Townsend's office lobby to keep the secretary busy while Jack is supposed to climb a tree outside up to the window and move from window-to-window to get to Townsend's office. If you look at the window behind Terri and the secretary, you'll see Jack magically walk through the brick wall to get set up for the tree climbing scene.


Gigolo Jack or Professor Jack - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Terri admits to Jack that she mistook his cooking lessons for lovemaking lessons, look at Terri's bangs. They go from on her forehead to brushed back then back to on her forehead then back to being brushed back.

It's Only Money - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: While Jack is talking to the police officer about the missing rent money, they are standing in front of the TV set and the front door is open. When it cuts back to Jack and the officer, over Jack's shoulder the front door is closed, but when the officer turns to leave the door is open again.

Handcuffed - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Jack is eating cake and Chrissy is under the table her the sleeve of her right arm is down. When Jack and Chrissy exit the kitchen into the living room, both of her sleeves are down.

The Matchbreakers - S6-E13

Other mistake: In the Regal Beagle, Jack addresses Marsha as Ms. White although later in the episode her last name is revealed to be Whitewood. In addition, how could Jack have known her last name anyway? Marsha only said her first name in front of Furley and the trio early in the episode and presumably she hasn't talked to the trio since she left with Furley out the door.

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Suggested correction: In addition to the other correction (occurring 00:07:25), this correction addresses the second part of the mistake, as to how Jack knew Marsha's last name. Earlier, when Larry tells the trio that Furley was fine with him being late with the rent, Janet states, "He's been wining and dining her for 3 days" (at 00:06:15). So at any time during those 3 days (offscreen), Furley told the kids about his dream girl, which would have included her last name.

Super Grover

Suggested correction: No Jack does say, "Hello Ms. Whitewood!" While they are shaking hands. Time stamp in the episode when this occurs is at 7:25.

Jack Tripper: And speaking of current events, did you read the big news in the paper this morning?
Chrissy: The May Company is having a huge sale on pantyhose.
Jack Tripper: Excuse me, Chrissy, that's not exactly a current event.
Chrissy: It is so, it's going on right now.

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Trivia: Once the first season with Terri started, Cindy no longer had "Snow" mentioned as her last name for the remainder of the episodes she was in (possibly due to the fact that this was the first season that started without Suzanne Somers completely and the producers wanted to retire the "Snow" surname altogether).

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Question: In the second episode Chrissy's mother comes to visit. In future episodes her father comes to visit - who is an actual "father" (i.e. priest). Aren't priests forbidden to be married?


Answer: He's not a Catholic priest. He's a pastor, with the title Reverend, at a community church who chooses to wear a clerical collar. Some people still address pastors as "Father" though. I'm not sure of his religious denomination, but most pastors can marry.


Answer: Yes Pastors can marry... I was asking for Priests since his collar appears to be that of a Catholic descent.


Some protestant pastors wear the clerical collar as well:

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