"J.J. and the Older Woman"
Season 4, Episode 3
Number (#64) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date July 29, 1976
Air date: October 6, 1976
Network/Country: CBS-TV / United States
Written by: Sid Dorfman (teleplay} & Bruce Howard (teleplay & story)
Directed by: Gerren Keith
Production code: 403
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Starring: Esther Rolle
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
Johnny Brown
Guest starring: Rosalind Cash
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J.J. and the Older Woman is the third episode of Season 4 of Good Times and the sixty-fourth series episode overall. Written as a teleplay by Sid Dorfman and Bruce Howard, who developed the original story, the episode, which was directed by Gerren Keith, premiered on CBS-TV on October 6, 1976.


J.J. develops a romantic relationship with Thelma's teacher, who's impressed by his artistic abilities. Though their age difference doesn't matter to them, it bothers Florida who can't figure out if J.J. is really in love.


Thelma invites her favorite teacher to the apartment and while she is there, she is fascinated with J.J.'s artwork. She and J.J. soon develop an instant attraction to each other, which disturbs Florida, who can't accept her oldest son carrying on with a woman who is fifteen years older.

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