| Season 2, Episode 8 |
Number (#21) in series (133 episodes)
|Tape date||August 29, 1974|
|Air date:||October 29, 1974|
|Written by:||Bob Shayne & Eric Cohen|
|Directed by:||Herbert Kenwith|
|IMDB||The Encyclopedia Hustle|
Bern Nadette Stanis
|Guest starring:||Ron Glass|
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The Encyclopedia Hustle is the eighth episode of Season 2 of Good Times, also the twenty-first series episode overall. Written by Bob Shayne and Eric Cohen, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, premiered on CBS-TV, airing on October 29, 1974.
When a blind man comes to the Evans household selling encyclopedias, James takes pity on the man and signs a contract agreeing to buy them. But after he leaves, James reads the fine print and realizes he's made a mistake.
- Note: Ron Glass gusst stars as the encyclopedia salesman.
An encyclopedia salesman is the last person James wants to see when he comes home from work. However, he softens when he learns the man is blind. This leads James to sign a contract and he reads the fine print only after the man leaves.