Good Times

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Good Times
Good Times-Logo.jpg
Premiere February 8, 1974
Finale August 1, 1979
Creator Eric Monte &
Mike Evans
Developed by Norman Lear
Network CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Tandem Productions
Distributor PITS Films (until 1982)
Embassy Communications (1982–1988)
Columbia Pictures Television (1988–1996)
Columbia TriStar Television (1996–2002)
Sony Pictures Television (2002–)
Seasons 6
Episodes 133 (3 unaired)
Origin USA

Good Times is a sitcom that aired on CBS. This show is a spinoff of Maude, which was itself a spinoff of All in the Family.

A Black family struggles to survive living in the projects of Chicago.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Esther Rolle Florida Evans * * * * *
John Amos James Evans, Sr. * * *
Jimmie Walker James "J.J." Evans, Jr. * * * * * *
BernNadette Stanis Thelma Evans * * * * * *
Ralph Carter Michael Evans * * * * * *
Ja'net DuBois Willona Woods * * * * * *
Johnny Brown Nathan Bookman o o o * *
Janet Jackson Milicent "Penny" Woods * *
Ben Powers Keith Albert Anderson *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One February 8, 1974 May 10, 1974 13
Season Two September 10, 1974 March 18, 1975 24
Season Three September 9, 1975 March 2, 1976 24
Season Four September 22, 1976 March 30, 1977 24
Season Five September 21, 1977 April 3, 1978 24
Season Six September 16, 1978 August 1, 1979 24

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series
The Complete Series October 28, 2008 purchase 17
Season Sets
The Complete First Season February 4, 2003 purchase 2
The Complete Second Season February 3, 2004 purchase 3
The Complete Third Season August 10, 2004 purchase 3
The Complete Fourth Season February 15, 2005 purchase 3
The Complete Fifth Season August 23, 2005 purchase 3
The Complete Sixth Season August 1, 2006 purchase 3
Episode Collections
Fan Favorites September 29, 2009 purchase 1

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