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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
None. He kept $2000 at first, but gave it all back.
$29,000. The family was expecting a huge reward from the market but all they received was $50 worth of groceries. James kept out $2000 for himself, but Florida talked him into returning it.
|When James brings home a gun everyone is afraid. Even though James tells everyone not to touch the gun, where does Michael hide it?||Let's have more "Good Times"
under a lamp. When a little boy shoots himself with the same type of gun the family just knows it's James' gun. To everyone's relief Michael comes in and shows them it's not their gun.
to get her G.E.D.. For fear they would grow apart, James enrolled in school himself.
working as cook on a ship. Everyone is excited about the discovery except James. He refuses to see him.
his father abandoned the family.
roast beef. The only person that didn't get sick was JJ who requested to huge breakfast the morning after.
|When James' friend Ernie Harris stays at the Evans' home, what prized possession did Ernie take in order to pay back loan sharks?||Let's have more "Good Times"
silver salt and pepper shakers.
Lenny. One of the original rappers, Lenny sold some of everything from his "fur" coat.
Henry. Henry was the long lost father of James who resurfaced after Thelma researched and found him.
Lena. Lena came to visit with James' father from New Orleans. They got married on the show.
Mad Dog. Mad Dog was the gang member who shot J.J. and later cried after his Mama slapped him outside the courtroom.
Diana. Debbie Allen played J.J.'s drug addicted prom date, Diana.
|After James' death, Florida and Willona go to a nightclub to have a few drinks. What is the name of the male character who joined Florida for a drink? ||For the Real "Good Times" Fans
Ben. When Willona ditches Florida to dance with a suave dude, Ben joins Florida at her table for a drink. They had both recently lost their spouses and shared pictures of their children.
Vanessa. J.J.'s and his former girlfriend, Vanessa Blake, go on a date while she is in town visiting. Vanessa leaves J.J. alone in the restaurant after finding out the he is unemployed.
|What was the last year "Good Times" was produced?||"Good Times"
1979. "Good Times" ran for six seasons from February 8 1974 until August 1st 1979.
|JJ borrowed money from a gangster. What was his name?||"Good Times"
Sweet Daddy. Sweet Daddy forgave his loan when JJ donated blood for him at the hospital.
|After James passed away, Florida had a love interest who wanted to marry her. What was his name?||"Good Times"
Carl. Carl was diagnosed on the show with cancer, and withdrew his marriage proposal to Florida. He moved south in search of better weather for his condition. She followed him, but returned later with little mention of his existance. Esther Rolle demanded that the marriage between Carl and Florida, which must have occurred off screen, be virtually ignored in order for her to return to the series.
|Who was the drunk that slept in the hallway and the stairwell?||"Good Times"
Ned the wino. Any visitor to the building was warned not to step on Ned the wino on the way out.
|Bookman was the building superintendent. What was his first name?||"Good Times"
Nathan. JJ called him "Buffalo Butt".
he broke his knee. Keith broke his knee by tripping over JJ, and so lost his football contract. At the end of the show his leg finally did heal, and the family moved into a nicer apartment across town.
|What was the name of the character who always sold stolen things from underneath his coat?||"Good Times"
Lenny. "Len-nay" as they called him was always told to go on his way, because nobody wanted "an-ay" stolen goods.
|During the first season, JJ painted a picture that supposedly brought the family good luck. What was the title of the painting?||"Good Times"
Black Jesus. Everyone except Florida attributed all the good luck they were having lately to Black Jesus.
|"Good Times" was a spinoff from what other show?||"Good Times"
"Maude". "Good Times" was a spinoff from the sitcom "Maude", which was a spinoff from "All in the Family".
football player. Keith played pro football for the Chicago Bears. JJ and Micheal were looking forward to free season's tickets.
|Thelma gets engaged and marries Keith. What was Keith's last name?||"Good Times"
Anderson. Thelma telephoned her mother to get her permission before giving Keith her answer.
|Willona adopted an abused little girl named Penny Gordon. What now famous singer played Penny?||"Good Times"
Janet Jackson. Yes, Michael Jackson's sister played Penny.
|At the beginning of season four, Florida's husband James died and was no longer a part of the show. How did he die?||"Good Times"
he was killed in an auto accident. Florida recieved the news that James died by a telegram delivered the day before they were to move to another city so James could start a new job.
|Florida's best friend Willona also lived in the same building. What was her last name?||"Good Times"