John Ritter, Lucille Ball, and Don Knotts all had memorable comedic moments on Three's Company

Anyone with a TV in the late 70s and early 80s watched Three’s Company. The sometimes corny but always funny show featured John Ritter as Jack Tripper sharing an apartment with two attractive ladies. They had to lie and tell the landlord Jack was gay so he was permitted to stay with two female friends. The show featured Don Knotts as gullible landlord, Ralph Furley, and even threw in a special guest appearance by comedic legend Lucille Ball!

John Ritter as Jack Tripper

John Ritter really made the show. His physical comedy as Jack Tripper made us laugh with every clumsy move he made.

One of the most memorable episodes was when he accompanied his roommate Janet to a stuffy cocktail party.

They had to take a small plane to get there, so Jack had to take a tranquilizer to make it through the flight. When he tossed down some alcohol on top of the tranquilizer, he became the life of the party.

Jack had quite a dance scene in front of a rather formal audience who didn’t know how to react. It was classic comedy!

The video below will have you laughing as you walk down memory lane!

I remember laughing uncontrollably when this episode aired. John Ritter had such a way of making so many people laugh by just being silly.

Just one of the beloved characters that made Three’s Company so fun to watch!

Don Knotts as Larry Furley

We’d be remiss to talk about classic comedic moments on Three’s Company without paying homage to the late, great Don Knotts.

Don Knotts’ show-stealing landlord, Larry Furley, was always good for an awkward comment and a great laugh.

Watch this memorable clip where Larry assures Janet and Chrissy they can sleep well knowing he’ll be under them. Hilarious!

Lucille Ball Meets Jack Tripper

And here’s a little something for all of the I Love Lucy! fans out there.

Who remembers when Lucy appeared on the show and surprised everyone? Lucille Ball, the legend herself, hosted an hour-long synopsis episode during season six. Talk about an unforgettable TV moment!

Two comedic legends on screen together. Watch as Lucille Ball surprises John Ritter in “The Best of Three’s Company”:

John Ritter, Lucille Ball, Don Knotts. Modern TV sitcoms sure don’t make ’em like they used to.

Check out what other tv shows were popular during the 60s and 70s. A quintessential American classic, The Andy Griffith Show also featured the beloved Don Knotts as Deputy Barney Fife.

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