Season 5, Episode 8 Thelma's Brief Encounter
First Aired: December 7, 1977
Willona suspects that Thelma's elusive new boyfriend is married. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis. Lloyd: James A. Watson Jr. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Penny: Janet Jackson. Michael: Ralph Carter.
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- 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)