"Paradise Lost"
Season Six, Episode #22
#122 in Series
Series: Three's Company
Network/Country: ABC-TV / USA
Air date March 16, 1982
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Written by Shelley Zellman
Directed by: Dave Powers
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Cast Information
Starring: John Ritter
Joyce DeWitt
Priscilla Barnes
Don Knotts
Richard Kline
Jenilee Harrison
Guest stars: Sheila Rogers ... as Nurse
Alvah Stanley ... as Dr. Benson
Faith McSwain ... as Sheila McSwain
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Paradise Lost is the 22nd episode of Season 6 of Three's Company, and the 122nd overall episode in the series. Written by Shelley Zellman, the episode was directed by Dave Powers. It first aired on ABC-TV on March 16, 1982.


Terri presents Jack and Janet with the opportunity to rent a huge house, at the same rate they pay for the apartment, from a doctor who is going out of the country for two years. Larry and Mr. Furley, not wanting to lose their best (and only) friends, plot to make them want to stay.


When a doctor friend of Terri's, Dr. Benson, plans on going to Europe, he offers to let the trio rent his gorgeous beach house; needless to say, they jump at the chance! Mr. Furley and Larry, both distraught at the news of the roommates leaving, as well as the prospect of losing their friends, get drunk together and devise a scheme to keep them from moving. Larry suggests that they "divide and conquer" - telling each of the trio that the other two don't want to move and are only doing it to keep the peace. Mr. Furley throws a bon voyage party where he and Larry appeal to the trio not to move. Furley changes his mind and wants them to go when he sees and falls for Terri's friend who comes to look at the apartment. All of this trouble is to no avail as the doctor cancels his trip at no one can move anywhere!

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