Good Times

Florida Goes to School

Season 2, Ep 15, Aired 1/7/75
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  • Episode Description
  • Florida comes home all excited that she is going to night school hoping to achieve a High School Equivalency diploma, but her working in the daytime and going to school at night puts a strain on her relationship with James, who is dead set against her entertaining the notion of school.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ja'net DuBois

    Willona Woods

  • Esther Rolle

    Florida Evans (1974-1977), (1978-1979)

  • John Amos

    James Evans (1974-1976)

  • Jimmie Walker

    James "J.J." Evans, Jr.

  • Ralph Carter

    Michael Evans

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Fine episode which shows the love and depth of Florida and James' relationship.

    By mylibby523, Jul 13, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Thelma: Daddy, name one reason mama shouldn't get her education. James: Because I say "no." Michael: That's the one that always stops me.

    • Florida: You just used three "ain't"'s. James: So? Florida: I do it too, but it's wrong. Ain't isn't a word. James: Ain't is too a word. Florida: No it's not, look it up in the dictionary. James: Can't. Florida: Why not? James: Ain't got no dictionary.

    • (James and Florida are debating who has it harder in the work force) Florida: It's worse for me, I'm female, black, and have an incomplete high school education.

    • Willona: You won't have to see this cotton-picking cotton picker pickin' cotton no more!

    Notes (1)

    • This episode was videotaped on December 04, 1974.

    Trivia (1)

    • In this episode, we learn that Florida dropped out of high school in the 10th grade and James dropped out of school in the 6th to support their families.

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