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15 Memorable TV Exits

Suzanne Somers, "Three's Company" — Somers yukked her way to stardom as prototypical dumb blonde Chrissy Snow on ABC's bawdy sitcom. But after Somers demanded a hefty pay raise, the network decided three's a crowd and terminated her contract. Chrissy moved to Fresno to care for her sick mom, and her equally dim cousin, Cindy, moved in to take her place.

9 More TV Salary Disputes

July 26, 2012

The “Modern Family” cast isn’t the first to hold out for a big payday. Some of TV’s most iconic shows have seen their stars drive a hard bargain… and even leave as a result. Here are nine more memorable contract standoffs. —Dave Nemetz, Yahoo! TV