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(Iwon)   New TV movie exposes the dark side of "Three's Company"   ( divider line
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10884 clicks; posted to Main » on 10 May 2003 at 1:39 PM (14 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2003-05-10 08:15:07 AM  
You mean Suzanne Somers isn't a natural blonde?
2003-05-10 08:21:34 AM  
No, no... they mean not everything that's on TV is real. Whoa.
This could be a revelation...

TV isn't real.


/somebody hold me...
2003-05-10 08:37:07 AM  
Producers refused Somers' demands, and reduced her role to an occasional brief scene. Eventually, she was written off the show and her career declined.

Understatement of the Week!!!
2003-05-10 08:40:03 AM  
why did this make the front page?
2003-05-10 09:16:59 AM  
I like John Ritter,(Sling Blade, definately, and Skin Deep, sort of, are good movies, and even the Problem Child movies have kind of a weird nostalgic appeal to me) but what's the deal-is he is flamer or not?

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2003-05-10 10:00:47 AM  
What about the behind the scenes movie on "She's the Sheriff?"
2003-05-10 01:47:04 PM  
Suzanne Sommers got mad at me one time in a restaurant when I yelled out "My Fish Smells Like Pu--y". She seemed a trifle upset at my outburst.
2003-05-10 01:47:48 PM  
Who's playing Mr Furley?
2003-05-10 01:50:47 PM  
Damn. When I read the headline, I assumed it was about devil worshipping and ritual sacrificing that went on between sets.
2003-05-10 01:53:07 PM  
I don't get why jack tripper never hitted both of those girls, then he should have hitted the replacement for suzanne sommers
2003-05-10 01:53:29 PM  
There have been tons of exposes already about the behind the scenes turmoil of the Three's Company set. Why would they make yet another one? Give it a rest already!
2003-05-10 01:56:56 PM  
No duh. If I was living with two chicks, we'd all be engaging in some less-than-orthodox sexual technigues.

And to answer Sinatra: Ritter's character lived with two chicks, didn't sleep with either of them, and was a chef*. Chances are it is a refelection on Ritter's true sexual orientation.

*everyone knows the best chefs are either french or gay. both conditions are pretty much the same thing(RUNS!).
2003-05-10 02:00:19 PM  
ahahahaha, good one

/happy for the laugh
2003-05-10 02:07:48 PM  
Is is just me, or has Joyce DeWitt turned into some kind of neo-new-age-hippy-freak?
2003-05-10 02:08:36 PM  
Cancel that shiat. Tripper was all about p***y. Larry though, may have had some latent issues.

"Twin stewardesses Jack, you got to help me!"
2003-05-10 02:08:50 PM  
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? More like "who gives a fark".
2003-05-10 02:11:25 PM  
How come Mr. Roper wouldn't bone his horny wife? Maybe he had "performance problems"? Or maybe he had a thing for Jack?
2003-05-10 02:18:25 PM  
Man, that show was stupid. I've lived with numerous women roommates, and I swear they NEVER ran around in their underwear. Well except one time, and I hadn't had coffee yet so I was like "uuuuuh, what the fark, put some pants on." Anyway, not like the show. Of course I wasn't pretending to be gay, either.
2003-05-10 02:26:09 PM  
"[DeWitt] said she spent three weeks pondering the decision while staring at walls and walking in the mountains near her Santa Fe, N.M., home."

What the fark!!? She's got nothing better to do then look at walls for three weeks?
2003-05-10 02:32:39 PM  
Well, it's not like she's working.
2003-05-10 02:40:57 PM  
Highlights of Western Civilization.
2003-05-10 02:45:58 PM  
So when do we get the TV movie about Small Wonder? I never trusted that kid.
2003-05-10 02:50:28 PM  
...what a boring article about a show i've never seen. why do i read all this stuff?
2003-05-10 02:51:55 PM  
When exactly did he establish to his landlord that he was gay? I've watched the show on and off in reruns, and had no idea that he was pretending to be gay. Ritter never really showed any nuance of that sort.
2003-05-10 03:01:53 PM  
I met Somers when I was working as a bellman in Lake Arrowhead. She is perhaps one of the greatest b*tch queens of all time...
2003-05-10 03:04:49 PM  
The local PBS affiliate where I lived showed the British comedy "Man About the House" which "Three's Company" copied. Many of the episodes were exactly the same except the British version featured Robin Tripp instead of Jack Tripper.
2003-05-10 03:16:18 PM  
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Drew must be thinking of how to pay for the baby's college fund early. How much is UK a semester, and what does that equate to in plugs for crappy NBC docu-dramas?
2003-05-10 03:25:13 PM  
Zen_Monkey: If memory serves, and at the risk of severe embarrassment for knowing this, I think the deal was that Jack was temporarily homeless or something. The girls discovered him (in the apartment?) and agreed to take him in until he got back on his feet. Roper didn't allow unmarried couples or whatever you want to call it, so Jack pretended to be gay. He only put on the act when Roper was around, but when he did, he laid it on thick. The girls knew the truth (and so did Mrs. Roper, secretly).
2003-05-10 03:31:31 PM  
I thought the "dark side" was exposed when someone watching Nick at Nite saw Jack's testicles hanging out of his underwear?

P.S. You must not have very big testicles if it takes someone 20 years to see them.
2003-05-10 03:40:31 PM  
How on earth did this get the Interesting tag?
2003-05-10 03:53:20 PM  
I lived with two chicks this past summer in an apartment. I didn't get any.
2003-05-10 03:58:52 PM  
05-10-03 02:18:25 PM No Such Agency
Of course I wasn't pretending to be gay, either.

Oh, so you were out of the closet then?
2003-05-10 04:05:13 PM  
05-10-03 01:53:07 PM Bummer

I don't get why jack tripper never hitted both of those girls, then he should have hitted the replacement for suzanne sommers

never hitted? wtf?

/grammar nazi
2003-05-10 04:25:23 PM  
I would have hit all of them many,many,many times, but he was supposed to be queer, that is how he got to live with the girls.
2003-05-10 04:26:04 PM  
So what's left to expose that hasn't been beaten to death already by E!?
2003-05-10 04:27:16 PM  
Quick1 said:
I lived with two chicks this past summer in an apartment. I didn't get any.

Kinda reminds me of the time when a bus full of cheerleaders broke down in front of my house. I quickly ran outside, rectified the situation and they made it to the big game in time. Sadly, the only thing that got hit was the road when they drove off into the sunset. I promptly gave up my career as a mechanic to become a network administrator because it was painfully obvious that if I couldn't get laid in that situation, being a computer geek will really have the chicks ready to wet my dock.

I guess my whole point is that you should consider a career change.
2003-05-10 04:28:56 PM  
I would especially have hit Pricilla Barnes or "Terry" as her name on the show.
2003-05-10 04:54:35 PM  
remember when john ritter is on buffy and buffy kills john ritter? remember??
2003-05-10 05:24:50 PM  
Hitted? i spelled hit like that on purpose! if if tripper didn't hitted it, i would have hitteded it if i were that larry dude or my furley.
2003-05-10 05:28:32 PM  
Joyce Dewitt,
I would hitt.
2003-05-10 05:47:05 PM  
Without Somers' nipples the show wouldn't have made it to the second week.
2003-05-10 05:57:58 PM  
I did not know a show would be that dorky would have turmoil backstage.
2003-05-10 06:03:02 PM  
...and now I will never get the ten minutes I've spent reading the article and thinking about all this bullshiat back. What a waste.

It's a little bit like eating two really lousy donuts, or playing a truly mindless video game, or watching ten minutes of THREE'S COMPANY....

/shakes self out of Fred Silverman-induced stupor
2003-05-10 06:07:42 PM  
There were drunken speed orgies behind the scenes in Three's Company? people should have seen the bachanalias Happy Days used to turn out after shooting.
2003-05-10 06:28:20 PM  
Cindy Snow was hotter.
2003-05-10 07:04:06 PM  

I hate John 'Not funny, no-talent' Ritter with a passion.
2003-05-10 07:09:59 PM  
Whenever I hear the name "Jack Tripper", I always think of Jack the Ripper, that prostitute-slaying serial killer. Is there some relation?
2003-05-10 07:17:14 PM  
agreed agreed...teh suxx0rs...

But I digress. I've looked everywhere for those NSFW Suzanne Playmate Test pics...from teh Dec 1980 Playboy...anyone wanna find those...and POSTEM?

The gods would smile...(if there were any)...what a goddess she was at 20...:)
2003-05-10 07:23:38 PM  
I represent the lawfirm of Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe. We have filed cease and desist motions on behalf of John Ritter, of the first part, and professional magicians, of the second part. We demand that it not be revealed the magic, sometimes referred to as "the miracle" that led to said Ritter being famous. Furthermore, we demand the return of lost wages for said Ritter experienced since the public airing in question. Hey, $10 is $10.

/Click & Clack
2003-05-10 07:28:11 PM  
For the google search impared Whidbey
Grainy nudes
And you might want to check out retrospice or retrocrush.
If any one has them, that probably would be a good place to start.
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