"J.J. In Trouble"
Season 3, Episode 21
Number (#58) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date January 22, 1976
Air date: February 3, 1976
Network/Country: CBS
Written by: John Baskin & Roger Shulman
Directed by: Herbert Kenwith
Production code: 322
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Starring: Esther Rolle
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
John Amos
Guest starring: Dulcie Jordan
Jay Leno
Ron Recasner
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J.J. In Trouble is the 21st episode of Season 3 of Good Times and the 58th episode overall. Written by John Baskin and Roger Shulman, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, originally aired on CBS-TV on February 3, 1976.


While the parents are away, J.J. learns that he may have given VD to one of his girlfriends. His humiliation prevents him from visiting a free clinic for treatment.


While Florida and James are away for the weekend, the kids are alone, which causes chaos when JJ thinks he is the boss and tries to get out of doing house work. However, the real trouble comes when an ex-girlfriend named Mary Ann confronts JJ with the news that she has VD and accuses JJ of giving it to her. JJ must now go the clinic to get an exam to confirm whether or not he has it before Flo and James come home.

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