"Hearing Is Believing"
Season Eight, Episode #6
#156 in Series
Series: Three's Company
Network/Country: ABC-TV / USA
Air date November 8, 1983
Production code
Written by Neal Marlens
Directed by: Dave Powers
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Cast Information
Starring: John Ritter
Joyce DeWitt
Priscilla Barnes
Don Knotts
Richard Kline
Guest stars: Susan Walden ... as Dr. Doreen McMillan
Brad Blaisdell ... as Mike the Bartender
Macon McCalman ... as Roland Wood
Ben Black ... as John
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Hearing Is Believing is the sixth episode of Season 8 of Three's Company, and the 156th overall episode in the series. Written by Neal Marlens, the episode was directed by Dave Powers. It first aired on ABC-TV on November 8, 1983.


Jack is dating a therapist who wishes to keep her job a secret. Janet, concluding she is a prostitute, is nasty to her and no one understands why - especially when Janet's father has become so friendly with her.


Jack is dating Doreen, a psychologist who specializes in sexual dysfunctions. Because people are always asking Doreen for advice, she asks Jack to keep her job a secret. The mystery is accidentally cleared up for Terri but Janet draws the conclusion that Doreen is a prostitute after overhearing Doreen talking to a patient, named John, on the phone. No one understands why Janet is reacting so negatively to Doreen, especially when Janet's own father becomes extremely friendly with her. The whole matter is cleared up when Doreen's true occupation is finally voiced.

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