Good Times (1974 - 1979)




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Series Info

The 'Maude' spin-off about a black family living in a Chicago housing project mined poverty, racism, inner-city woes and single-parent homes for humor, with varying degrees of success. J.J.'s enthusiastic 'dyn-o-mite!' became the show's catchphrase, and the series, created under Norman Lear's guidance, was a popular destination for viewers in the 1970s.

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1978, CBS, 20 episodes

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1977, CBS, 22 episodes

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1976, CBS, 24 episodes

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1975, CBS, 24 episodes

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1974, CBS, 24 episodes

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1974, CBS, 13 episodes


Esther Rolle
as Florida Evans
John Amos
as James Evans
Jimmie "J.J." Walker
as James `J.J.' Evans Jr.
Ja'Net DuBois
as Willona Woods
Ralph Carter
as Michael Evans
BernNadette Stanis
as Thelma Evans Anderson
Moses Gunn
as Carl Dixon
Johnny Brown
as Nathan Bookman
Janet Jackson
as Penny Gordon Woods
Ben Powers
as Keith Anderson
Teddy Wilson
as Sweet Daddy
Alice Ghostley
as Ms. Austin
Jane Connell
as Miss Flicker
DeForest Covan
as Rev. Beasley
Chip Fields
as Mrs. Gordon
Bill Henderson
as Nightclub Owner
Bhetty Waldron
as The Princess
Douglas Grant
as Sweet Pen
Bob Delegall
as Dr. Blake
Nick LaTour
as Reverend Gordon
James Spinks
as First Hood
Dean Norton
as Mr. Lawrence
Lynn Hamilton
as Mrs. Edwards
Bill Cobbs
as Mr. Gillard
F. William Parker
as Mad Trucker
Hope Clarke
as Brenda Gordon
Richard Ward
as Henry Evans
Oscar DeGruy
as Mad Dog
Johnny Sekka
as Ibe Wubila
Ron Glass
as Pearson
Bebe Drake
as Savannah
Cal Wilson
as Loan Shark
Helen Verbit
as Saleswoman
Kathleen Doyle
as Mrs. Carpenter
Dorothy Butts
as Mrs. Gillard
Henry G. Sanders
as Curtis Gordon
Dave Turner
as Off. Wigmore
Dick Gjonola
as Jack Simmons
Al White
as Sampson
Rana Ford
as Marcia
Calvin Lockhart
as Cousin Raymond
Richard Stahl
as Judge Daniels
Tina Andrews
as J.J.'s Girlfriend
Larry Robinson
as Damon Stevenson
Betty Bridges
as Charlene
Percy Rodrigues
as Florida's Cousin
Ernie Barnes
as Hoodlum #1
Richard Wood
as James' Father
Rod Perry
as Jeffrey
Lloyd Hollard
as Duane Poole
Jack Baker
as Cleatus
Arnold Johnson
as Homeless Man
Marilyn Joi
as Karen Casey
Richard Libertini
as First Painter
Sharon Brown
as Fun Girl
Bebe Drake-Hooks
as Mrs. Baker
Larry Greene
as Hood #2
Ann Weldon
as Mrs. Robinson
Mel Carter
as Slick Dude
F. William Parker
as Detective #2
as Edna
Jimmy Spinks
as First Hood
Paula Kelly
as Dr. Brown
Macintyre Dixon
as Second Painter
Alma Beltran
as Mrs. Lopez
Cal Gibson
as Vagrant
Charlotte Rae
as Ms. Rogers
Bill Walker
as Mr. Carter
Judy Pace
as Gloria Jackson
as Old Lady
Hank Rolike
as Dunbar Sr.
Norma Donaldson
as Mrs. Baker
Santiago González
as Mr. Robinson
David Moses
as Salesman
Joe Coffey
as Otis Johnson
Juan DeCarlos
as Second Hood
John Witherspoon
as Officer Lawson
Ernest Morrison
as Messenger
Don Marshall
as FBI Agent
Daryl Roach
as Joe Stennet
Eric Monte
as Runner
Kay Dingle
as Secretary
Morris Buchanan
as Mr. Dawson
Woodrow Parfrey
as Interviewer
Hilda Haynes
as Mrs. Andrews
Conchata Ferrell
as Miss Johnson
Dick O'Neill
as Mr. Bridges
Sylvia Soares
as Bernadine
Stan Haze
as Prisoner
Marguerite Ray
as Millie Wilson
Fred Daniel Scott
as Mr. Coggins
Taurean Blacque
as Dunbar Jr.
Betty Cole
as Mrs. Hines
Randy Harris
as Bartender
Jay Leno
as Young Man
Kathryn Jackson
as Mrs. Jenkins
Eileen Saki
as Waitress
James Greene
as Desk Sergeant
Lester Wilson
as Mr. Gage
Gammy Burdett
as Mrs. Dunbar
Ronny Cox
as Bobby Jenkins
Nedra Volz
as Old Lady
Takayo Doran
as Hostess
Simeon Holloway
as Mr. Johnson
Connie Sawyer
as Personnel Employee
Edwetta Little
as Living Cable #1
Lil Henderson
as Woman on Bench
Stack Pierce
as Police Officer
Barbara Isaacs
as Living Cable #3
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Series Details

TV Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Feb 8, 1974
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producer: Norman Lear
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