Good Times was a spin-off of Maude. The series centered around Maude's black housekeeper Florida Evans, her husband James, and children J.J., Thelma, and Michael. The Evans also had a next door neighbor Wilona Woods who was also a main character on the show.The family lived in a housing project in southern Chicago and were always struggling to survive. Mr. Bookman was the Evans' landlord.
Last Episode06x21 The End of the Rainbow Aired: Aug. 01, 1979
The series final episode ties up all the loose ends, as J.J. now is employed as a graphic artist with a comic book company, and Keith has been …
Good Times: Season 3, Episode #13 - A Loss of Confidence
Unbelievable as it seems, J.J., "the Casanova of the ghetto," can't get a date with Thelma's gorgeous…
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Series Fun Facts
- Jimmie Walker's expression "DY-NO-MITE!" became a mid-1970s catchphrase. It was ranked #14 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 20 Top Catchphrases" [21-27 August 2005 issue].
- Florida had four sisters and one brother. However, the only one of her siblings that ever appeared on the show was her brother Wilbert, who was played by Louis Gossett Jr..
- J.J.'s nickname for himself was "The Ebony Prince".