Good Times

Season 1 Episode 5

Michael Gets Suspended

Aired Unknown Mar 08, 1974 on CBS
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Michael Gets Suspended
Michael comes home from school early one day with the announcement that he has been suspended as a result of telling his teacher that George Washington was a racist. James and Florida become determined to prove to Michael that he's wrong.

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    John Amos

    John Amos

    James Evans (1974-1976)

    Ja'net DuBois

    Ja'net DuBois

    Willona Woods

    Ralph Carter

    Ralph Carter

    Michael Evans

    Jimmie Walker

    Jimmie Walker

    James "J.J." Evans, Jr.

    Bern Nadette Stanis

    Bern Nadette Stanis

    Thelma Evans Anderson

    Esther Rolle

    Esther Rolle

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

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    • TRIVIA (1)

    • QUOTES (7)

      • (Florida goes on about her day at the market while James is worried about Michael)
        James: Now look here. I wanna talk to you about solving these problems!
        Florida: If you don't think shopping is a problem, try going with me sometime. While they've got the whole world watching the price of gas, they are sneaking food prices up again!

      • Florida: Lord, I know you're busy, but we need help!

      • Florida: This child is so black, Im'ma have to lead a protest march before he can say I'm his mama.

      • Florida: Michael, what made you decide to go to the Black book?
        Michael: Well, there was nothing about us in the other one and I knew we had to have done somehing in this world.
        Florida: But you wouldn't have gone to the other book if you haven't read what was wrong in the first book.
        Michael: I don't understand.
        Florida: School isn't perfect, Michael, but that's no call for you to drop it. You'll find it's got a lot of good in it. Now you take that good and use it to make yourself a good future.

      • J.J.: When you get suspended, you ain't getting no ordinary beating. You get the VIP job: Very Intense Pain!

      • Florida: Lord, I know you're busy, but this is TOP PRIORITY! I need help and I need help QUICK!

      • Thelma: Daddy's gonna say 'It's gonna hurt me as much as it hurts you'. Make him believe it.

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