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"The Throuple" is the second episode in the third season of Schitt's Creek. It is the twenty-eighth episode overall.

Plot Summary

David, Stevie and Jake continue with their relationship triangle, Jake the one who is openly comfortable with the situation as the common side of the triangle despite David and Stevie having connected sexually in the past. All three don't want to make the situation any more uncomfortable than it already is, although Jake is the only one who talks about it in a direct manner. The problem is that the three individually may have different views of what is comfortable and what is more uncomfortable. Meanwhile, Alexis matter-of-factly tells David that she believes their mother likes him better than her, something which Moira seems to confirm indirectly by asking David to lunch - which he can't attend - while totally ignoring Alexis as that potential lunch date. To prove that she loves her offspring equally, Moira does ask Alexis to lunch with her, the invitation which Alexis accepts. In having this lunch date, both Moira and Alexis demonstrate that they do have a more strained relationship than Moira and David, one that may hit a new level. And as Johnny goes to the cafe to have breakfast by himself, he finds that Twyla is struggling as she has sustained a leg injury and is on crutches. Johnny is guilted by another customer to help Twyla wait tables during the short term breakfast rush. What Johnny believes is going to be a one or two table favor turns out to be much longer, without he not even having had his breakfast. In doing this favor, Johnny literally and figuratively walks a mile or two in Twyla's shoes and sees what she has to deal with on a day-to-day basis with difficult customers like himself.

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Schitt's Creek
Season One Our Cup Runneth OverThe DripDon't Worry, It's His SisterBad ParentsThe CabinWine and RosesTurkey ShootAllez-VousCarl's FuneralHoneymoonLittle SisterSurprise PartyTown for Sale
Season Two Finding DavidFamily DinnerJazzagalsEstate SaleBob's BagelsMoira vs. Town CouncilThe CandidateMilk MoneyMoira's NudesRonnie's PartyThe Motel GuestLawn SignsHappy Anniversary
Season Three Opening NightThe ThroupleNew CarDriving TestRooms by the HourMurder MysteryGeneral StoreMotel ReviewThe AffairSebastien RaineStop Saying Lice!Friends & FamilyGrad Night
Season Four Dead Guy in Room 4Pregnancy TestAsbestos FestGirls' NightRIP Moira RoseOpen MicThe BarbequeThe JazzaguyThe GestureBaby SprinkleThe RolloutSingles WeekChristmas