"Strangers In the Night"
Season Six, Episode #12
#112 in Series
Series: Three's Company
Network/Country: ABC-TV / USA
Air date 5 January 1982
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Written by Shelley Zellman
Directed by: Dave Powers
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Starring: John Ritter
Joyce DeWitt
Priscilla Barnes
Don Knotts (credit only)
Richard Kline
Jenilee Harrison
Guest stars: Pamela Dunlap ... as Lily
Jacque Lynn Colton ... as Bernice
Gwen Humble ... as Arabella
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Strangers In the Night is the twelfth episode of Season 6 of Three's Company, and the 112th overall episode of the series. Written by Shelley Zellman and directed by Dave Powers, it first aired 5 January 1982 on ABC.


Jack is dating a beautiful Southern Belle, Arabella, and takes her to The Regal Beagle for dinner. While Arabella is making a phone call, Lily, the waitress, sits on Jack's lap to rest her tired feet. When Arabella sees this, she storms out. The trio and Larry come up with a plan to win Arabella back. Jack and Larry go to Arabella's apartment to serenade her. Jack lip-syncs while Larry, hiding in the bushes, does the actual singing. A woman's figure appears in the window. Jack then climbs up the trellis and throws a bouquet in the window. The next night, Jack finds out the invitation was sent to the wrong woman. Arabella comes by to apologize, but finds the other woman instead and tells Jack to get rid of her. Seeing her true nature, Jack kicks Arabella out instead.