Three's Company (1976–1984)

Chrissy's Cousin 

Chrissy is on a trip to Fresno and did not leave rent money for the rent. Jack and Janet do not have enough to cover the rent and try to come up with the rest of the money. Luckily, Chrissy's cousin Cindy comes to move in with them.


Dave Powers




Episode complete credited cast:
John Ritter ... Jack Tripper
Joyce DeWitt ... Janet Wood
Suzanne Somers ... Chrissy Snow (credit only)
Richard Kline ... Larry Dallas
Don Knotts ... Ralph Furley
Jenilee Harrison ... Cindy Snow
Barbara Stuart ... Mrs. Medford
Shauna Sullivan ... Maxine
Jordan Clarke Jordan Clarke ... Bill
Karen Austin ... Jennifer


Chrissy has moved back home to be with her parents and still owes her share of a month's rent for the apartment. Coming up short on the money, Jack and Janet each find a new roommate for the apartment, as do Larry and Mr. Furley. However, when all the potential new roommates meet, Jack, Janet, Larry and Mr. Furley come into a disagreement as to who will be the new tenant. However, all the commotion stops when Chrissy's cousin, Cindy, arrives and informs Jack and Janet that she will be staying with them for a while. Written by Oliver Chu

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Release Date:

16 December 1980 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jenilee Harrison's first appearance as Chrissy's clumsy cousin Cindy Snow. See more »


Jack tells Janet that Bill living with them would not be a good idea because people would not be ready for a woman living with two men. But in season 3, Jack dated a woman that was living with two men. See more »


Cindy Snow: Still, I'm glad to see my luck hasn't changed.
Janet Wood: What do you mean?
Cindy Snow: Well, back home, I used to play second fiddle to Chrissy because she was so beautiful. I finally leave home only to have a gorgeous roommate.
Janet Wood: [totally flattered] Well, we hope you'll be very happy here.
Jack Tripper: [appearing in the bedroom door] Janet, can I speak to you for a second?
Jack Tripper: [in the living room] How long is she staying here?
Janet Wood: As long as she likes.
[returns to Cindy]
Jack Tripper: [camera zoom in] What?
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