Elaine Giftos as Darlene
|Visits Chrissy, who is naive to the fact that her once geeky high school valedictorian friend is now a callgirl and escort|
|Appeared on:||Three's Company|
|Episodes appeared in:||"A Hundred Dollars a What?" (Season 5)|
|Character played by:||Elaine Giftos|
Darlene is a character who appears in the Season 5 episode of Three's Company titled "A Hundred Dollars a What?" The part of Darlene is played by actress Elaine Giftos, who later appears as Randy Buckley, an already-married TV commercial director who starts dating the unsuspecting Jack in the episode "An Affair to Forget" in Season 7.
Chrissy announces that Darlene, her once conservative and somewhat geeky high school valedictorian friend, will be an unexpected house guest, Jack, at first, objects but when Darlene turns out to be shapely, as well as smart and successful, he is smitten. Jack invites her to accompany him to San Diego for his mother's birthday. However, when Janet intercepts a provocative phone call, she's shocked to learn Darlene's lucrative profession is the world's oldest! Unwilling to disillusion the naive and innocent Chrissy, Janet tells her Darlene is a hostess. When Chrissy asks her friend to take her to the convention for some on-the-job training, Janet and Jack attempt an outrageous rescue.