Good Times

Good Times (1974)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Eric Monte, Mike Evans
  • First Air Date: 1974-02-08
  • Last Air Date: 1979-08-01
  • Total Seasons: 6
  • Total Episodes: 133
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: Norman Lear/Tandem Productions
  • Networks: CBS
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Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive producer. Good Times is a spin-off of Maude, which is itself a spin-off of All in the Family along with The Jeffersons. The series is set in Chicago. The first two seasons were taped at CBS Television City in Hollywood. In the fall of 1975, the show moved to Metromedia Square, where Norman Lear's own production company was housed.

  • Keywords: chicago, illinois, sitcom
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    Good Times Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1974-02-08
    13 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1974-09-10
    24 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1975-09-09
    24 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1976-09-22
    24 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 1977-09-21
    24 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 1978-09-16
    24 Episodes

    Good Times Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Too Old Blues30 min
    Season 1Episode 2Black Jesus30 min
    Season 1Episode 3Getting Up the Rent30 min
    Season 1Episode 4God's Business is Good Business30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Michael Gets Suspended30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Sex and the Evans Family30 min
    Season 1Episode 7Junior Gets a Patron30 min
    Season 1Episode 8Junior the Senior30 min
    Season 1Episode 9The Visitor30 min
    Season 1Episode 10Springtime in the Ghetto30 min
    Season 1Episode 11The TV Commercial30 min
    Season 1Episode 12The Check Up30 min
    Season 1Episode 13My Son, the Lover30 min
    Season 2Episode 1Florida Flips30 min
    Season 2Episode 2J.J. Becomes a Man (1)30 min
    Season 2Episode 3J.J. Becomes a Man (2)30 min
    Season 2Episode 4Crosstown Buses Run All Day, Doodah, Doodah30 min
    Season 2Episode 5The Man I Most Admire30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Thelma's Young Man30 min
    Season 2Episode 7The I.Q. Test30 min
    Season 2Episode 8The Encyclopedia Hustle30 min
    Season 2Episode 9The Gang (1)30 min
    Season 2Episode 10The Gang (2)30 min
    Season 2Episode 11Florida, the Matchmaker30 min
    Season 2Episode 12The Windfall30 min
    Season 2Episode 13Sometimes There's No Bottom in the Bottle30 min
    Season 2Episode 14Florida's Big Gig30 min
    Season 2Episode 15Florida Goes to School30 min
    Season 2Episode 16The Nude30 min
    Season 2Episode 17The Family Business30 min
    Season 2Episode 18The Debutante Ball30 min
    Season 2Episode 19The Dinner Party30 min
    Season 2Episode 20The Houseguest30 min
    Season 2Episode 21My Girl Henrietta30 min
    Season 2Episode 22The Enlistment30 min
    Season 2Episode 23Thelma's Scholarship30 min
    Season 2Episode 24The Lunch Money Ripoff30 min
    Season 3Episode 1A Real Cool Job30 min
    Season 3Episode 2The Family Gun30 min
    Season 3Episode 3Operation Florida30 min
    Season 3Episode 4Love in the Ghetto30 min
    Season 3Episode 5Florida's Rich Cousin30 min
    Season 3Episode 6The Weekend30 min
    Season 3Episode 7The Baby30 min
    Season 3Episode 8Michael's Big Fall30 min
    Season 3Episode 9The Politicians30 min
    Season 3Episode 10Willona's Dilemma30 min
    Season 3Episode 11Florida's Protest30 min
    Season 3Episode 12The Mural30 min
    Season 3Episode 13A Loss of Confidence30 min
    Season 3Episode 14Cousin Cleatus30 min
    Season 3Episode 15The Family Tree30 min
    Season 3Episode 16A Place to Die30 min
    Season 3Episode 17J.J.'s Fiancee (1)30 min
    Season 3Episode 18J.J.'s Fiancee (2)30 min
    Season 3Episode 19Sweet Daddy Williams30 min
    Season 3Episode 20The Investigation30 min
    Season 3Episode 21J.J. in Trouble30 min
    Season 3Episode 22Florida the Woman30 min
    Season 3Episode 23The Break Up30 min
    Season 3Episode 24The Rent Party30 min
    Season 4Episode 1The Big Move (1)30 min
    Season 4Episode 2The Big Move (2)30 min
    Season 4Episode 3J.J. and the Older Woman30 min
    Season 4Episode 4Michael, the Warlord30 min
    Season 4Episode 5Michael's Great Romance30 min
    Season 4Episode 6Evans Versus Davis30 min
    Season 4Episode 7J.J.'s New Career (1)30 min
    Season 4Episode 8J.J.'s New Career (2)30 min
    Season 4Episode 9Grandpa's Visit30 min
    Season 4Episode 10Rich is Better Than Poor...Maybe30 min
    Season 4Episode 11Florida's Night Out30 min
    Season 4Episode 12The Judy Cohen Story30 min
    Season 4Episode 13The Comedian and the Loan Sharks30 min
    Season 4Episode 14The Hustle30 min
    Season 4Episode 15Thelma's African Romance (1)30 min
    Season 4Episode 16Thelma's African Romance (2)30 min
    Season 4Episode 17Willona's Surprise30 min
    Season 4Episode 18A Friend in Need30 min
    Season 4Episode 19A Stormy Relationship30 min
    Season 4Episode 20Florida and Carl30 min
    Season 4Episode 21My Son, the Father30 min
    Season 4Episode 22J.J. in Business30 min
    Season 4Episode 23Love Has a Spot on His Lung (1)30 min
    Season 4Episode 24Love Has a Spot on His Lung (2)30 min
    Season 5Episode 1The Evans Get Involved (1)30 min
    Season 5Episode 2The Evans Get Involved (2)30 min
    Season 5Episode 3The Evans Get Involved (3)30 min
    Season 5Episode 4The Evans Get Involved (4)30 min
    Season 5Episode 5Thelma Moves Out30 min
    Season 5Episode 6Willona, the Fuzz30 min
    Season 5Episode 7Wheels30 min
    Season 5Episode 8Breaker, Breaker30 min
    Season 5Episode 9Bye, Bye, Bookman30 min
    Season 5Episode 10Thelma's Brief Encounter30 min
    Season 5Episode 11Requiem for a Wino30 min
    Season 5Episode 12Penny's Christmas30 min
    Season 5Episode 13No More Mr. Nice Guy30 min
    Season 5Episode 14Willona's Mr. Right30 min
    Season 5Episode 15J.J. and the Boss' Daughter30 min
    Season 5Episode 16Where There's Smoke30 min
    Season 5Episode 17I Had a Dream30 min
    Season 5Episode 18The Boarder30 min
    Season 5Episode 19J.J.'s Condition30 min
    Season 5Episode 20Willona, the Other Woman30 min
    Season 5Episode 21Something Old, Something New30 min
    Season 5Episode 22Willona's New Job30 min
    Season 5Episode 23Write On, Thelma30 min
    Season 5Episode 24That's Entertainment, Evans Style30 min
    Season 6Episode 1Florida's Homecoming (1)30 min
    Season 6Episode 2Florida's Homecoming (2)30 min
    Season 6Episode 3Florida's Homecoming: The Wedding (3)30 min
    Season 6Episode 4Florida's Homecoming: United We Stand (4)30 min
    Season 6Episode 5Florida Gets a Job30 min
    Season 6Episode 6Stomach Mumps30 min
    Season 6Episode 7J.J. the Teacher30 min
    Season 6Episode 8Michael's Decision30 min
    Season 6Episode 9J.J. and the Plumber's Helper30 min
    Season 6Episode 10The Witness30 min
    Season 6Episode 11The Snow Storm30 min
    Season 6Episode 12The Traveling Christmas30 min
    Season 6Episode 13House Hunting30 min
    Season 6Episode 14Florida's Favorite Passenger (1)30 min
    Season 6Episode 15Florida's Favorite Passenger (2)30 min
    Season 6Episode 16Blood Will Tell30 min
    Season 6Episode 17Where Have All the Doctors Gone?30 min
    Season 6Episode 18J.J. and T.C.30 min
    Season 6Episode 19The Physical30 min
    Season 6Episode 20A Matter of Mothers30 min
    Season 6Episode 21The Evans' Dilemma30 min
    Season 6Episode 22The Art Contest30 min
    Season 6Episode 23Cousin Raymond30 min
    Season 6Episode 24The End of the Rainbow30 min
    • Esther Rolle

      as Florida Evans
    • Ja'net DuBois

      as Wilona Woods
    • Jimmie Walker

      as James "JJ" Evans
    • Ralph Carter

      as Michael Evans
    • Bern Nadette Stanis

      as Thelma Evans
    • Johnny Brown

      as Nathan Bookman
    • Janet Jackson

      as Milicent 'Penny' Woods
    • Ben Powers

      as Keith Anderson
    Production Norman Lear Producer
    Production Allan Manings Producer
    Writing Mike Evans Writer