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.

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Season 1, Episode 2 Black Jesus

First Aired: February 15, 1974

J.J. stirs up a storm with his painting of Jesus as a black. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis. 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)

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