"Sweet Daddy Williams"
Season 3, Episode 19
Number (#56) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date January 15, 1976
Air date: January 27, 1976
Network/Country: CBS-TV / United States
Written by: James Ritz
Directed by: Herbert Kenwith
Production code: 319
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Cast Information
Starring: Esther Rolle
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
John Amos
Guest starring: Theodore Wilson
Ernie Barnes
Bebe Drake
Larry Greene
Adrian Ricard
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Sweet Daddy Williams is the nineteenth episode of Season 3 of Good Times, and the fifty-sixth series episode overall. Written by James Ritz, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, premiered on CBS-TV, airing on January 20, 1976.


J.J. gets his own art exhibit in exchange for painting the local numbers runner's girlfriend.


The Evan's family sees a lot more than they want of Sweet Daddy when J.J. agrees to paint a picture of his girlfriend. In return, J.J. is offered a showcase for his art.

Plot summaryEdit

Teddy Wilson makes his first series appearance as menacing neighborhood numbers runner "Sweet Daddy" Williams. J.J. (Jimmie Walker) is delighted when he is commissioned to paint a portrait of Sweet Daddy's girlfriend, especially since he has been promised his own prestigious art display in return. But J.J.'s parents are none too happy with their son's "patron" -- and, as it turns out, they have good reason for their discomfort.

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