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The Good News (1997–1998)

TV-G
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

The series focused on David Randolph (David Ramsey), a young acting pastor designated to Compton, California's African American Church of Life. Initially, the majority of the church's members balk at the young pastor's new position and ...See moreThe series focused on David Randolph (David Ramsey), a young acting pastor designated to Compton, California's African American Church of Life. Initially, the majority of the church's members balk at the young pastor's new position and resent him replacing their former pastor. With the help of the church's secretary, Vera Hudson (Rose Jackson Moye), Randolph attempts to reunite the church and help his congregation. See less
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Ed. Weinberger (created by)
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Updated Aug 25, 1997

Release date (First episode)
Aug 25, 1997 (United States)

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71 cast members
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Tracey Cherelle Jones
Cassie Coleman Cassie Coleman   See fewer
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Alexia Robinson
Mona Phillips Mona Phillips   See fewer
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Guy Torry
Little T Little T   See fewer
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Roz Ryan
Hattie Dixon Hattie Dixon   See fewer
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David Ramsey
Pastor David Randolph Pastor David Randolph   See fewer
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Jazsmin Lewis
Venita Stansbury Venita Stansbury   See fewer
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Carolyn Dennis
Carol Shepperd Carol Shepperd   See fewer
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Richard Lawson
Percy Shepperd Percy Shepperd   See fewer
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Melissa R. Nixon
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Roderick Garr
Antoine Smalls Antoine Smalls   See fewer
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Dana Michael Woods
Mr. Porter Mr. Porter   See fewer
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Tanya Boyd
Joanne Joanne   See fewer
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Lee Weaver
Beans Beans   See fewer
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Rose Jackson
Vera Hudson Vera Hudson   See fewer
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Hawthorne James
Bob James Bob James   See fewer
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J. August Richards
John Braxton John Braxton   See fewer
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Pamela Roberts
Mrs. Newsome Mrs. Newsome   See fewer
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Ellaraino
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Jaqueline Fleming
Sharon Winston Sharon Winston   See fewer
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Myra J.
Sahara Matthews Sahara Matthews   See fewer
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Eugene Lee
Dr. Garner Dr. Garner   See fewer
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Dwain A. Perry
Eldridge Dixon Eldridge Dixon   See fewer
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Earl Billings
Deacon Brooks Deacon Brooks   See fewer
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Monica Calhoun
Cynthia Porter Cynthia Porter   See fewer
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Gloria Gifford
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Patricia Belcher
Lorraine Hudson Lorraine Hudson   See fewer
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Salli Saffioti
Mrs. Marciano Mrs. Marciano   See fewer
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Ed Cambridge
Associate Pastor Blake Associate Pastor Blake   See fewer
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Elisha Choice
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Jerry Woo
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Gerry Black
John Tibbs John Tibbs   See fewer
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Mayah McCoy
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Edna Tatum
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Dan Martin
Lt. Hecker Lt. Hecker   See fewer
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Shirley Caesar
Aunt Shirley Aunt Shirley   See fewer
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John Cothran
Charles Charles   See fewer
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John Falchi
Dog Trainer Dog Trainer   See fewer
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Adam Gifford
Father Father   See fewer
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Gwen McGee
Mrs. Dixon, Niece Mrs. Dixon, Niece   See fewer
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Armelia McQueen
Shirley Shirley   See fewer
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Jamal Mixon
Melvin Melvin   See fewer
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Jerod Mixon
Marvin Marvin   See fewer
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Lou Rawls
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Paul Stroili
Motorcycle Cop Motorcycle Cop   See fewer
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David Hollywood Harrell
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8.1 / 10 | 61 votes