Season 6, Episode 5 J.J. and the Plumber's Helper
First Aired: December 2, 1978
Jobless J.J. has difficulties facing an old flame who has expensive tastes. Vanessa: Sheryl Lee Ralph. T.C.: BeverLeigh Banfield. Keith: Ben Powers. Willona: Ja'net DuBois. Florida: Esther Rolle.
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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)