"The Big Move"
Season 3, Episode 24
Number (#61) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date February 19, 1976
Air date: March 2, 1976
Network/Country: CBS
Written by: John Baskin and Roger Shulman
Directed by: Herbert Kenwith
Production code: 324
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Starring: Esther Rolle
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
John Amos
Guest starring: Johnny Brown
Helen Martin
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The Rent Party is the twenty-fourth and final episode of Season 3 and the sixty-first episode overall of Good Times. Written by John Baskin and Roger Shulman, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, originally aired on CBS-TV on March 2, 1976.


When a neighbor in the building cannot pay her rent, Florida and James decide to throw a fund-raising party to help her.


When neighbor and family friend "Wanda"( Helen Martin) falls behind on her rent, Florida and James both come up with and idea to sponsor a rent party to collect money from fellow tenants to help pay for Wanda's back rent to avoid eviction.

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