Good Times

  • 1974
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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.

Season 1, Episode 1 Too Old Blues

First Aired: February 8, 1974

James sees an end to his unemployment blues. Florida: Esther Rolle. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: February 8, 1974
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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 th… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

GOTHAM:  L-R: Erin Richards, Jessica Lucas and Cory Michael Smith in the "Mad City: How The Riddler Got His Name" spring premiere episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, April 24 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Cr: Jeff Neumann/FOX
5 Things to Watch Today – April 24, 2017

Gotham and Supergirl are back