"The Checkup (a.k.a. James Goes Down)"
Season 1, Episode 12
Number (#12) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date April 10, 1974
Air date: May 3, 1974
Network/Country: CBS-TV / United States
Written by: Kurt Taylor & John Donley
Directed by: Herbert Kenwith
Production code: 112
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Cast Information
Starring: Esther Rolle
John Amos
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
Guest starring: Dean Santoro
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The Checkup is the twelfth episode of Season 1 of Good Times, also te 12th overall series episode. Written by Kurt Taylor and John Donley, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, premiered on CBS-TV, airing on May 3, 1974.

Synopsis Edit

The kids and Florida are worried about James' health when they learn about the dangers of hypertension. Their concerns upset James and he refuses to visit a doctor.

Storyline Edit

James does not want to go to the doctor for a physical checkup. Florida and the children tell him he needs to go because they depend on him.

Brief summaryEdit

Florida and the children become concerned about James' health after reading an article in a magazine about hypertension. When he learns about their concerns, he goes through the roof and refuses to go for a check up.

Guest starring Edit