"The TV Commercial"
Season 1, Episode 11
Number (#11) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date April 3, 1974
Air date: April 26, 1974
Network/Country: CBS-TV / United States
Written by: Simon Muntner, Lou Derman, & Bill Davenport
Directed by: Herbert Kenwith
Production code: 111
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Cast Information
Starring: Esther Rolle
John Amos
Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
Guest starring: Ernest Morrison
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The TV Commercial is the eleventh episode of Season 1 of Good Times, also the 11th overal series episode. Written by Simon Muntner, Lou Derman, and Bill Davenport, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, premiered on CBS=TV, originally airing on April 26, 1974.

Synopsis Edit

Florida has a great opportunity to be in a health tonic commercial for a whopping $5,000 without knowing the truth about the product.

Plot summaryEdit

Florida comes home from the supermarket with great news - she has been offered a role in a TV commercial for Vita Brite, a health tonic. What is even better is the pay she will get - $5,000. However, after trying the product and reading the label and learning it has 18% Alcohol, she changes her mind - especially after Michael drinks a whole bottle and gets drunk. James puts Michael to bed to sleep it off.

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