"Downhill Chaser"
Season Five, Episode #4
#82 in Series
Series: Three's Company
Network/Country: ABC-TV / USA
Air date November 25, 1980
Production code
Written by Martin Rips & Joseph Staretski
Directed by: Dave Powers
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Cast Information
Starring: John Ritter
Joyce DeWitt
Suzanne Somers (credit only)
Don Knotts
Richard Kline
Guest stars: Laurette Spang Inga
Kate Murtagh ... as Gertrude
John Gibson ... as Ski Patrolman
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Downhill Chaser is the fourth episode of Season 5 of Three's Company, and the 82nd overall episode of the series.


Jack tries to back out of a ski trip with Larry and Janet until he meets a cute snow bunny named Inga. He impresses her with tales of his (non-existent) skiing prowess. All seems well until she challenges him to ski the "Flying Dutchman" run at her parents' ski lodge. 

Plot summaryEdit

Jack tries to back out of a long-planned trip with Janet and Larry after he meets the lovely Inga. But her idea of a romantic weekend turns out to be tackling the dangerous "Flying Dutchman" run at her parents' ski resort. And Jack, who really can't ski, finds himself facing a mountain of trouble when Inga suggests that he and his friends join her.

Note: Suzanne Somers does not appear in this episode.

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