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Season 3 of American television series That '70s Show aired on FOX from October 3, 2000 to May 22, 2001.

Synopsis

The gang is relieved when Hyde gets out of jail, but Red is now on a strict warpath. Despite a few missteps, Eric and Donna's relationship makes strides as they begin to imagine their futures together. Eric also makes progress at work—as does Donna—but Donna also discovers some painful truths about her dad. Jackie sets her sights on a resisting Hyde, while Kelso makes a concerted effort to win her back. Fez finally gets a girlfriend, Caroline, who turns out to be crazy. Kitty is frustrated by her family taking her for granted, and wonders what it might be like to have another baby in the house. Eric and Kelso decide to take their relationships with Donna and Jackie to the next level, but with unforeseeable results.

Starring

Topher Grace as Eric Forman 25/25 episodes
Mila Kunis as Jackie Burkhart 25/25 episodes
Ashton Kutcher as Michael Kelso 25/25 episodes
Danny Masterson as Steven Hyde 25/25 episodes
Laura Prepon as Donna Pinciotti 25/25 episodes
Wilmer Valderrama as Fez 25/25 episodes
Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman 25/25 episodes
Kurtwood Smith as Red Forman 25/25 episodes
Tanya Roberts as Midge Pinciotti 13/25 episodes
Don Stark as Bob Pinciotti 14/25 episodes
Lisa Robin Kelly as Laurie Forman 9/25 episodes

Recurring Cast

Tommy Chong as Leo Chingkwake
Robert Hays as Bud Hyde
Kevin McDonald as Pastor Dave Rogers
Robert Clendenin as Earl Arthur
Allison Munn as Caroline Dupree
Marnette Patterson as Shelly
Howard Hesseman as Max
Jeff Doucette as Dale

Guest Stars

Broc Benedict as Young Eric
Joey Zimmerman as Young Hyde
Ethan Peck as Young Kelso
Ashley Peldon as Teen Kitty
Valerie Harper as Paula Sigurdson
Kala Savage as Teen Paula
Jim Beaver as Tony
Jordan Masterson as Paperboy

Trivia

  • This season is set between 1977 and 1978.

Episodes

Image Title Original Airdate Episode # Production Code
ReeferMadness
Reefer Madness October 3, 2000 3.01 301

Since Red learns what Hyde is in jail for, he is thinking about kicking Hyde out. To keep that from happening, Eric wonders if he should tell Red about his marijuana use. Jackie becomes infatuated with Hyde, even if he doesn't love her back.

ImagesCABD53RN Red Sees Red October 10, 2000 3.02 302

Red puts the Forman house under a strict curfew after Eric reveals his marijuana use, booby-trapping the house. Laurie is happy about Eric's situation until she discovers she's under the curfew as well, and Kitty does everything to make Red change his mind.

5fc19df18876b4c53a2cc60281ff639c Hyde's Father October 17, 2000 3.03 303

Hyde's father, Bud, returns to Point Place, but Hyde is reluctant to make amends, while Kitty tries to get them to reconcile. However, Red doesn't think it's a good idea for Hyde to get back with Bud. Meanwhile, Donna is angry at Eric for keeping a stash of Playpen magazines under his bed.

T7S304 Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die October 31, 2000 3.04 304

The gang share a strange Halloween, complete with comic spoofs of several Alfred Hitchcock movies, including Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, Vertigo, and North by Northwest. Eric has vertigo after falling off the garage roof, Fez and Hyde spy on the Pinciottis, thinking Bob killed Midge, while Donna wants to prove to Eric that she's not boring. Meanwhile, Kitty and Laurie have a hard time feeding a neighbor's birds and a paperboy whom Red forgot to pay mistakes Kelso for someone in the Forman family and stalks him.

Mila-Kunis-in-That-70-s-Show-Roller-Disco-3-05-mila-kunis-19427700-1067-800 Roller Disco November 14, 2000 3.05 305

Jackie and Fez compete together in a roller disco, which could prove useful for Fez towards winning her heart. Red gets sued by a former Price Mart employee for wrongful termination.

Ericspanties1 Eric's Panties November 21, 2000 3.06 306

Donna suspects Eric is cheating on her after finding a pair of panties in his car, but its owner turns out to be someone she knows. Kitty is concerned with Red's high blood pressure and puts him on a less than satisfactory diet.

Babyfever1 Baby Fever November 28, 2000 3.07 307

Kitty wants to have another child after taking care of a neighbor's baby. Donna is not pleased with Eric's vision of their future with her as a housewife and Kelso demands payment from Jackie after she crashes his van.

Jackie Bags Hyde Jackie Bags Hyde December 12, 2000 3.08 308

It's Veterans Day and Bob throws a Veterans Day barbecue party, which Red usually does every year, fueling a rivalry between the neighbors. Hyde finally realizes he likes Jackie enough to ask her out on a date.

Hcr1 Hyde's Christmas Rager December 19, 2000 3.09 309

Red and Kitty try to set Bud straight about parenting after Eric gets drunk during a Christmas party at Hyde's apartment. Jackie takes Donna out so they can meet older men, but she is in for a shock.

009 (1) Ice Shack January 9, 2001 3.10 310

Kelso takes Eric, Donna, Jackie and Fez to an ice shack where he intends to win Jackie back. Leo asks Hyde to get something for him, which could land Hyde in jail again, and Red confronts Laurie with what she plans to do with her life.

Vlcsnap-9782385 Who Wants It More? January 10, 2001 3.11 311

Eric and Donna stop having sex after arguing on a school assignment. Kelso convinces Hyde, Fez and Leo to go UFO hunting with him while a near-death experience enlightens Red on the idea of friendship.

3696706283 64c3615e02 m Fez Gets the Girl January 16, 2001 3.12 312

Fez becomes attracted to a new transfer student, Caroline (Allison Munn), while Donna scores two tickets to a Led Zeppelin concert, but doesn't know who to take. Red is concerned Eric will put off a college education and Kitty becomes Laurie's model for a cosmetic assignment at beauty school.

63d3e71b4dadf00e2cf5888e9b388b63 Dine and Dash January 30, 2001 3.13 313

Kelso takes the gang out to dinner, but reveals he has no intention of paying. Kitty thinks Red should offer an unemployed Bob a job at Price Mart.

Stillcamino Radio Daze February 6, 2001 3.14 314

Donna gets a job at a radio station and Eric feels like she's spending more time there than with him. Kelso wants to buy Leo's El Camino and Red feels guilty after a Fatso Burger employee he's familiar with is fired over a complaint he makes.

012 Donna's Panties February 13, 2001 3.15 315

Eric pulls down Donna's pants during a game of basketball and her "Granny Panties" are exposed and Eric must deal with the repercussions. Valentine's Day occurs and Kelso makes a shocking discovery about Laurie.

70s Romantic Weekend February 20, 2001 3.16 316

Eric and Donna go away for a romantic weekend at a hotel, but find someone else at the same place, putting their plans off. When Kelso underperforms during a makeout session with another girl, he fears for his waning libido.

KittyRed Kitty's Birthday (That's Today?!) February 27, 2001 3.17 317

Eric and Red forget Kitty's birthday and the two must make up by doing something she's wanted to do for a long time. Kelso decides to be Jackie's "boy-friend" and Hyde finds Caroline's obsession with Fez a little disturbing.

TElUBlmuY9Swpo 1 a The Trials of Michael Kelso March 13, 2001 3.18 318

Jackie tests Kelso to see if they should get back together and Eric and Hyde help Fez take revenge on a rival school for bullying him. Red and Kitty are curious as to why Bob and Midge didn't invite them to a party.

319 Eric's Naughty No-No March 27, 2001 3.19 319

Eric tries a move he sees in a dirty movie on Donna. After being honest with Jackie concerning his whereabouts, Kelso decides to tell Jackie all the lies and secrets he has kept from her, with Hyde's assistance. Kitty's younger sister, Paula, comes for a visit, under false pretenses.

That1013l Holy Craps! April 17, 2001 3.20 320

Kitty makes everyone help her at a church fundraiser, but not according to the way she wants. A churchgoer warns Eric about a future with Donna and Fez must decide whether he should stay with an obsessed Caroline.

Donna Fez Fez Dates Donna May 1, 2001 3.21 321

Fez pretends to date Donna in a ruse to avoid Caroline, while Eric and Hyde start a money pool to see when Kelso and Jackie will argue and bicker again. After looking at his property deed, Bob believes he owns part of Red's property, which frustrates him.

EricsDrunkenTattoo Eric's Drunken Tattoo May 1, 2001 3.22 322

Eric reads Donna's diary and decides to get a tattoo, believing he's not dangerous enough for her. Kelso talks in his sleep, fueling Jackie's curiosity, and Red spends a day with Pastor Dave, and Red's band-aid accidentally becomes mixed in with Pastor Dave's food.

CanadianRoadTrip Canadian Road Trip May 8, 2001 3.23 323

The guys and Leo go to Canada for beer, but are forced to smuggle Fez when he doesn't have his green card. Donna believes Jackie is being set up by a false modeling agency and Red tests out a recently bought Betamax recorder.

Worst-tvcouples-3 Backstage Pass May 15, 2001 3.24 324

Donna ditches Eric backstage at a Ted Nugent concert and Kelso delivers a romantic, love-filled day for Jackie, while Red and Kitty can't recall their first meeting with one another.

ThePromiseRing The Promise Ring May 8, 2001 3.25 325

Eric gives Donna a promise ring, as a sign they will be together forever. However, Donna is unsure if she's ready for such a commitment and questions their future together.

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