Good Times

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1974
Good Times is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons on CBS from February 8, 1974, to August 1, 1979. Created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive producer, it was television's first African... read more
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Good Times is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons on CBS from February 8, 1974, to August 1, 1979. Created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive producer, it was television's first African American two-parent family sitcom. Good Times is a spin-off of Maude, which was itself a spin-off of All in the Family.

Original Release

02/08/1974 on CBS

Cast

Esther Rolle Florida Evans
Ralph Carter Michael Evans
Jimmie Walker James "JJ" Evans
Janet Jackson
Ben Powers
Ja'net DuBois Willona Woods (as Ja'net Du Bois)
Johnny Brown Nathan Bookman
John Amos James Evans, Sr.
Ben Powers Keith Anderson
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Florida's Homecoming: Part 1 Saturday, 16 September 1978
2 Florida's Homecoming: Part 2 Saturday, 16 September 1978
3 Florida's Homecoming: Part 3 Saturday, 23 September 1978
4 Florida's Homecoming: Part 4 Saturday, 30 September 1978
5 Florida Gets a Job Saturday, 07 October 1978
6 Stomach Mumps Saturday, 14 October 1978
7 J.J. the Teacher Saturday, 21 October 1978
8 Michael's Decision Wednesday, 08 November 1978
9 J.J. and the Plumber's Helper Saturday, 02 December 1978
10 The Witness Saturday, 09 December 1978
11 The Snow Storm Wednesday, 13 December 1978
12 The Traveling Christmas Wednesday, 20 December 1978
13 House Hunting Wednesday, 03 January 1979
14 Florida's Favorite Passenger: Part 1 Wednesday, 23 May 1979
15 Florida's Favorite Passenger: Part 2 Wednesday, 30 May 1979
16 Blood Will Tell Wednesday, 06 June 1979
17 Where Have All the Doctor's Gone? Wednesday, 13 June 1979
18 J.J. and T.C. Wednesday, 20 June 1979
19 The Art Contest Wednesday, 27 June 1979
20 The Physical Wednesday, 11 July 1979
21 A Matter of Mothers Wednesday, 18 July 1979
22 The End of the Rainbow Wednesday, 01 August 1979
23 The Evans' Dilemma Tuesday, 18 September 1979
24 Cousin Raymond Wednesday, 30 January 1980
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Directors

Gerren Keith, Herbert Kenwith, Bob LaHendro, Donald McKayle, Perry Rosemond, John Rich

Writers

Norman Lear, Eric Monte, Mike Evans, Norman Paul, Jack Elinson, John Baskin, Roger Shulman, Bob Peete, Michael G. Moye, Sid Dorfman, Allan Manings, Kim Weiskopf, Michael S. Baser, Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish, Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant, Bruce Howard, Wayne Kline, Mark Fink, Bill Davenport, Lou Derman, Kurt Taylor, Joseph Bonaduce, John Donley, Bruce Kalish, Gordon Mitchell, Judi Ann Mason, Thad Mumford, John Ashley Hamilton, Roland Wolpert, Robert Wolterstorff, Gene Farmer, Philip John Taylor, Gordon Mitchell, Bud Slocomb, Len Riley, Lloyd Turner, Patricia Edwards, Harriet Belkin, Norman Belkin, Jay Moriarty, Paul M. Belous, Bob Baublitz, Levi Taylor, Barry E. Blitzer, Bill Freedman, Art Baer, Ben Joelson, Nance McCormick, Don Segall, Elon Packard, Laura Levine, Jack Matcha, Ron Sellz, Jacqueline Henken, Cecil M. Brown, Eric Cohen, Al Schwartz, James Ritz, Michael Morris, Anthony Bonaduce, Celia Bonaduce, Rosalind Stevenson, Alex Barris, Ron Allen Thompson, Mike Milligan, Jim Rogers, Dusty Kay, Walter Smith, Allessandro Veith, Michael E. Coleman, Phil Naples, Hubert Geiger, Larry Siegel, Donald L. Stewart, Simon Muntner, Tom Dunsmuir, Norm Liebmann, Richard Freiman, John Fenton Murray, Walter Smith, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Ken Hecht, Kevin Hopps, Elroy Schwartz, Bob Shayne, Larry Markes, Coslough Johnson, Barry Blitzer, Al Schwartz, Dusty Kay, Bob Fisher, Michael Morris, Mike Milligan, Jim Rogers, Dan Wilcox, Lloyd Garver, Jay Sommers, Bill Nuss, James Ritz, Robert Stevenson, Bill Duke, Booker Bradshaw, Carmen Finestra, Eric Cohen

Creators

Eric Monte, Mike Evans

Cast

Esther Rolle Florida Evans
Ralph Carter Michael Evans
Jimmie Walker James "JJ" Evans
Janet Jackson
Ben Powers
Ja'net DuBois Willona Woods (as Ja'net Du Bois)
Johnny Brown Nathan Bookman
John Amos James Evans, Sr.
Ben Powers Keith Anderson
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
John Amos
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans
Ja'net DuBois Willona Woods
Janet Jackson Millicent 'Penny' Woods
John Amos James Evans Sr.
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans (as Bernnadette Stanis)
Ja'net DuBois Willona Woods (credit only)
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans Anderson
Janet Jackson Millicent 'Penny' Gordon
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)

Producers

Allan Manings Executive Producer
Norman Lear Executive Producer
Norman Paul Executive Producer
Austin Kalish Executive Producer
Irma Kalish Executive Producer
Bud Yorkin Executive Producer
Allan Manings Producer
Norman Paul Producer
Austin Kalish Producer
George Sunga Producer
Irma Kalish Producer
Viva Knight Producer
Norman Lear Producer
Lloyd Turner Producer
Jack Elinson Producer
Ken Stump Producer
Gordon Mitchell Producer
Gordon Mitchell Producer
Sid Dorfman Producer
Camilla Dunn Producer
Whitney J. LeBlanc Producer
Bud Yorkin Producer

Editors

Jay Scherberth, Tucker Wiard, George Zimmermann, Jay Cook, Chuck Adams, Vince Humphrey, Bill Kendall, Dave Eckenberg, Michael Krupnick, Barney Robinson, Steve Cunningham, Andy Zall, Jay Leno

1976 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Television Nominated
1975 Golden Globe Best TV Actress - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1975 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Television Nominated
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