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
- Willona's pet name for Michael was "Gramps".
- 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].
- During the first three seasons that John Amos was with the show, the closing credits showed a portrait of the Evans family painted by J.J. After Amos was killed off, a mural that J.J. painted…
[show]During the first three seasons that John Amos was with the show, the closing credits showed a portrait of the Evans family painted by J.J. After Amos was killed off, a mural that J.J. painted for the local bank was shown. During the final season, a painting of the cast was shown during the opening credits and it morphed into a live shot of the cast.