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 …
Series Fun Facts
- Ja'Net DuBois and Chip Fields, who played Penny's birth mother, share the same birthday but 6 years apart. Ja'Net was born August 5, 1945 and Chip was born August 5, 1951.
- J.J.'s favorite drink was always Kool-Aid
- In one episode the doctors at a clinic tell JJ he has VD (venereal disease). This term is no longer used, the current politically correct term is STI (sexually transmitted infection).