Season 5, Episode 9 Requiem for a Wino

First Aired: December 14, 1977

The Evanses hold a wake for a wino reportedly killed outside a local bar. Willona: Ja'net DuBois. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis. Fishbone: Robert Guillaume. Michael: Ralph Carter. Vagrant: Cal Gibson. Ray: Bill Henderson.

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  • Premiered: February 8, 1974
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • 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)

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