Good Times

Season 5 Episode 5

Thelma Moves Out

Aired Unknown Oct 12, 1977 on CBS
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Thelma Moves Out
One evening after a date with her latest beau, Thelma is bombarded with the fact that she is living with two brothers who have no respect for her privacy. Fed up with having no privacy and being burdened by Michael and J.J., Thelma decides to move out and into an apartment that is shared by three other roommates. However, her dream of being an independent woman, doesn't quite turn out like she planned.moreless

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    Ja'net DuBois

    Ja'net DuBois

    Willona Woods

    Jimmie Walker

    Jimmie Walker

    James "J.J." Evans, Jr.

    Ralph Carter

    Ralph Carter

    Michael Evans

    Johnny Brown

    Johnny Brown

    Nathan Bookman (1977-1979)

    Janet Jackson

    Janet Jackson

    Penny Woods (1977-1979)

    Bern Nadette Stanis

    Bern Nadette Stanis

    Thelma Evans Anderson

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • After being awakened, Thelma asks J.J. why he and Michael are sleeping on the sofa bed and not in their mother's room. J.J. says that Penny is sleeping in there, but later when Penny is awakened from all the commotion, she comes out of Thelma's room.

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Karen: Now get this, when you live HERE, we share everything.
        Thelma: ...Well good, maybe you'd like to share some chocolate cherries. (pushes Karen onto the couch and into the box of chocolate cherries)

      • (Thelma finds J.J., Paul, and Michael on the hide-a-bed)
        Thelma: What're you doing?
        Michael: Well we're not sleeping, that's for sure.
        Thelma: J.J., you have your own room now, why're you sleeping out here?
        J.J.: Because we're baby-sitting Penny, Willona's working late tonight.
        Thelma: So why didn't you let her sleep in my room?
        J.J.: Look here, Thelma, Penny is in her formative years, if she were to wake up to your face it could scar her for life.

      • (Paul finds himself on the hide-a-bed with J.J. after talking to whom he thought was Thelma)
        Paul: Who're you?
        J.J.: I'm cupcake, who're you?

      • Karen: Chocolate covered Cherries! (to Thelma's boyfriend) Did you bring these just for me?
        Thelma: No, he didn't! And if you don't get out of here, I'll have something JUST for you!

    • NOTES (2)

    • ALLUSIONS (0)