Good Times

Season 2 Episode 15

Florida Goes to School

Aired Unknown Jan 07, 1975 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • 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.

  • Quotes

    • JJ: I think it's time we had one of our man-to-man talks.
      James: Don't you think we a man short?

    • 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!

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