| Season Eight, Episode #9 |
#159 in Series
|Network/Country:||ABC-TV / USA|
|Air date||December 6, 1983|
|Written by||Ellen Guylas, Neal Marlens, Shelley Zellman|
|Directed by:||Dave Powers|
|IMDB||The Odd Couples|
|Guest starring:||John Reilly ... as Dr. Malcolm Kenderson |
Judith-Marie Bergan ... as Gail Kenderson
Bob Tzudiker ... as Mr. Jones
Fran Ryan ... as Hilda
Amy Stuckey ... as Sue Anne
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The Odd Couples was the ninth episode of Season 8 of Three's Company, the 159th overall episode in the series. Written by Ellen Guylas, Neal Marlens and Shelley Zellman, the episode was directed by Dave Powers. It first aired on ABC-TV on December 6, 1983.
Terri is up for a promotion and tells Dr. Kenderson she is married to ward off his advances. When he invites himself and his wife over for dinner, Jack poses as Terri's husband while Janet and Larry pose as French-speaking houseguests.
Terri is up for promotion at the hospital. She thinks Dr. Kenderson is hitting on her, and because she won't cooperate, she's convinced she'll lose the new position. Jack talks Terri into telling Dr. Kenderson she's married. Her little white lie turns into a monster when Dr. Kenderson invites himself and his wife over for dinner. Jack is forced to play Terri's husband on crutches while Janet and Larry pose as Frenchâ€”speaking houseguests.
Problems arise when Mrs. Kenderson turns out to speak fluent French and begins hitting on Jack. Dr. Kenderson hits on Terri, but Janet rescues her by breaking cover and tricking Kenderson into giving Terri her promotion.