| Season Seven, Episode #3 |
#131 in Series
|Network/Country:||ABC-TV / USA|
|Air date||October 19, 1982|
|Written by||Ellen Guylas|
|Directed by:||Dave Powers|
|Guest starring:||Tori Lysdahl ... as Rita/Jewel Thief |
Antony Ponzini ... as Jewel Thief Tony
Michael Aldridge ... as Sam
Vincent Cobb ... as Johnny
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Diamond Jack was the third episode of Season 7 of Three's Company, the 131st overall episode in the series. Written by Ellen Guylas, the episode was directed by Dave Powers. It first aired on ABC-TV on October 19, 1982.
Larry arranges a blind date for Jack — with a jewel thief who mistakes him for a fence.
Jack is expecting a call from a blind date that Larry has arranged. Rita, who is a jewel thief, calls Jack's number by mistake and leaves a message on their new answering machine asking him to meet her at the Venice Roller Rink. Jack meets her, and thinking that Jack is a fence, Rita slips a pouch of "hot" diamonds in his pocket and sets a date to meet him at his place later that evening.
The trio discover the diamonds just before "Rita" and her partner arrive demanding their money. The trio pretends to go along with the scheme while devising a plan to escape, but not before the cops come to arrest them all, including the trio. Larry arrives and attempts to clear up the situation by saying that the lovely brunette, which Jack mistook for the blind date Rita on the phone, which was actually the wrong number, was not the intended blind date, but he only succeeds in being arrested as well.