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Good Times

God's Business Is Good Business (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 26 min | Comedy

Reverend Sam, a flashy televangelist who instead of living the word who uses religion as a hustle, pays a call on his old army buddy James and offers him a job with his entourage that will pay him $700 a week(Sam told James "$100 a day, 7 ...See moreReverend Sam, a flashy televangelist who instead of living the word who uses religion as a hustle, pays a call on his old army buddy James and offers him a job with his entourage that will pay him $700 a week(Sam told James "$100 a day, 7 days a week"). However, Florida, who sees right through Sam's act, is less than thrilled that her husband would want to work with him. James then has a clash of conscience when he sees how Sam's hustle really works and when JJ thinks about following in that path. Written by triplehache2003 See less
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Writers
Eric Monte (created by) | Mike Evans (created by) (as Michael Evans) | Norman Lear (developed by) | Roland Wolpert
Editor
Tucker Wiard (video tape)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 1, 1974

Release date
Mar 1, 1974 (United States)

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7 cast members
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Esther Rolle
Florida Evans Florida Evans   See fewer
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John Amos
James Evans, Sr. James Evans, Sr.   See fewer
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Ja'net DuBois
Willona Woods (as Ja'net Du Bois) Willona Woods (as Ja'net Du Bois)   See fewer
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Ralph Carter
Michael Evans Michael Evans   See fewer
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Jimmie Walker
James 'J.J.' Evans, Jr. James 'J.J.' Evans, Jr.   See fewer
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BernNadette Stanis
Thelma Evans (as Bernnadette Stanis) Thelma Evans (as Bernnadette Stanis)   See fewer
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Roscoe Lee Browne
Reverend Sam Reverend Sam   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 51 votes