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Good Times Season 3 Episodes

24 Episodes 1975 - 1976

Episode 1

A Real Cool Job

Tue, Sep 9, 1975 30 mins

James is offered a high-paying job---in Alaska. Florida: Esther Rolle. Willona: Ja'net DuBois. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

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Episode 2

The Family Gun

Tue, Sep 16, 1975 30 mins

Florida is adamantly opposed to James' having a gun in the house. James: John Amos. Willona: Ja'net DuBois. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

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Episode 3

Operation Florida

Tue, Sep 23, 1975 30 mins

Florida must have a gallbladder operation, and James is appalled at the fees. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Willona: Ja'net DuBois. J.J.: Jimmie Walker.

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Episode 4

Love in the Ghetto

Tue, Sep 30, 1975 30 mins

Thelma's engagement throws the family into a furor. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Larry: Carl Franklin. J.J.: Jimmie Walker.

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Episode 5

Florida's Rich Cousin

Tue, Oct 7, 1975 30 mins

Although plagued by financial worries, James won't borrow money from Florida's rich cousin (Percy Rodrigues). Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Willona: Ja'net DuBois.

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Episode 6

The Weekend

Tue, Oct 14, 1975 30 mins

Florida and James plan to celebrate their 20th anniversary at a friend's cabin. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

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Episode 7

The Baby

Tue, Oct 21, 1975 28 mins

A surprise baby shower for Florida's friend hits a snag. Florida: Esther Rolle. Loretta: Mary Alice. Willona: Ja'net DuBois. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

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Episode 8

Michael's Big Fall

Tue, Oct 28, 1975 30 mins

Michael's silly behavior has the family in a quandary. Michael: Ralph Carter. Florida: Esther Rolle. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. James: John Amos. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

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Episode 9

The Politicians

Tue, Nov 4, 1975 30 mins

Florida and James become embroiled in an argument over politics. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Fred: Albert Reed. Jimmy: Stanley Clay. Willona: Ja'net DuBois.

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Episode 10

Willona's Dilemma

Tue, Nov 11, 1975 30 mins

Willona meets an attractive man from J.J.'s art school. Walter: J.A. Preston. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. J.J.: Jimmie Walker.

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Episode 11

Florida's Protest

Tue, Nov 25, 1975 30 mins

An expensive dinner turns into a gastronomic disaster. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Willona: Ja'net DuBois.

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Episode 12

The Mural

Tue, Dec 2, 1975 28 mins

JJ is commissioned to paint a mural for the neighbourhood bank.

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Episode 13

A Loss of Confidence

Tue, Dec 9, 1975 30 mins

JJ is spurned by Thelma's girlfriend.

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Episode 14

Cleatus

Tue, Dec 16, 1975 30 mins

Florida's nephew is wanted in connection with a bank robbery.

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Episode 15

The Family Tree

Tue, Dec 23, 1975 30 mins

James' long-lost father shows up for his son's surprise party.

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Episode 16

A Place to Die

Tue, Dec 30, 1975 30 mins

Michael invites a homeless old man to celebrate New Year's Eve with the family.

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Episode 17

J.J.'s Fiancee

Tue, Jan 6, 1976 30 mins

J.J.'s decision to marry draws protests from his parents. First of a two-part episode. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Diana: Deborah Allen. Fred: Sonny Jim Gaines.

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Episode 18

J.J.'s Fiancee

Tue, Jan 13, 1976 30 mins

Conclusion. J.J. elopes with his fiancée, who carelessly leaves drug paraphernalia behind. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis.

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Episode 19

Sweet Daddy Williams

Tue, Jan 20, 1976 30 mins

A flamboyant ghetto hood wants to sponsor an exhibit of J.J.'s art work. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Savannah: Bebe Hooks.

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Episode 20

The Investigation

Tue, Jan 27, 1976 30 mins

A letter Michael has written puts the family under FBI scrutiny. Florida: Esther Rolle. James: John Amos. Michael: Ralph Carter. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Willona: Ja'net DuBois.

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Episode 21

J.J. in Trouble

Tue, Feb 3, 1976 30 mins

J.J. panics when his girlfriend claims that he has given her VD. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Mary Ann: Ta-Tanisha. Thelma: BernNadette Standis. Michael: Ralph Carter.

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Episode 22

Florida the Woman

Tue, Feb 17, 1976 30 mins

Florida accepts her supervisor's invitation to lunch and cocktails. Florida: Esther Rolle. Oscar: Thalmus Rasulala. James: John Amos. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis. Michael: Ralph Carter.

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Episode 23

The Breakup

Tue, Feb 24, 1976 30 mins

Thelma must resolve her mixed feelings about her boyfriend when he lands a job in California. Thelma: BernNadette Stanis. J.J.: Jimmie Walker. Larry: Carl Franklin.

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Episode 24

The Rent Party

Tue, Mar 2, 1976 30 mins

In the Season 3 finale, the Evanses decide to throw a rent party for an impoverished neighbour.

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