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…
Series Fun Facts
- In the earlier seasons, writers gave Michael the jokes and lines with information relating the black community as it was felt they were less threatening being spoken by a kid.
- Over the years, Willona's ex-husband had 3 different names: Alvin, Ray, and Roger. He was Ray in the only episode he ever appeared in ("Willona's Surprise").
- Jimmie Walker based his character's mannerisms on Art Carney's character on The Honeymooners