"Florida, the Matchmaker"
Season 2, Episode 11
Number (#24) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date October 3, 1974
Air date: November 26, 1974
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Written by: Jack Elinson & Norman Paul
Directed by: Herbert Kenwith
Production code: 211
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Cast Information
Starring: Esther Rolle
John Amos
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
Guest starring: Lloyd Hollar
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Florida, the Matchmaker is the eleventh episode of Season 2 and the twenty-forth episode overall. Written by Jack Elinson and Norman Paul, the episode, which was directed by Herbett Kenwith, first aired on CBS-TV, premiering on November 25, 1974.

Synopsis Edit

Florida wants Willona to settle down and fixes her up with one of James' friends.

Storyline Edit

Florida decides to play matchmaker for her friend and neighbor, Willona. Willona talks of being lonely, so when Florida, James, and Willona attend a wedding, Florida arranges her to go with a date.

Plot summary Edit

A wedding has Florida realizing that Willona is the only friend of hers left who is not married. This leads Florida to try her hand at matchmaking, and she matches Willona with Duane, a friend of James'. However, Florida is a little crestfallen, when Duane leaves the wedding early, claiming he does not feel well and she thinks her matchmaking plans have failed, until they arrive the next day at the Evans door, together.

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