"J.J.'s Condition"
Season 5, Episode 19
Number (#104) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date January 19, 1978
Air date: February 13, 1978
Network/Country: CBS-TV / United States
Written by: Bill Nuss & Dusty Kay
Directed by: Gerren Keith
Production code: 519
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Cast Information
Starring: Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Janet Jackson
Johnny Brown
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
Guest starring: Fay Hauser
Justin Lord
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J.J.'s Condition is the nineteenth episode of Season 5 of Good Times, and also the 104th episode overall. Written by Bill Nuss and Dusty Kay, the episode, which was directed by Gerren Keith, premiered on CBS-TV, first airing on February 13, 1978.


J.J.'s relationship with a married woman causes him to get an ulcer. His condition worsens when he realizes the soon-to-be divorced woman still lives with her husband.


Willona tells JJ he might be getting upset stomach's all the time because of his relationship with Barbara. Barbara is still married, but tells JJ she is going to get a divorce. It just seems the divorce is never going to happen.

Plot summaryEdit

J.J. (Jimmie Walker) falls in love with Barbara (Fay Hauser), a married woman on the verge of a divorce. The relationship hits some rocky terrain when J.J. learns that Barbara is still living with her future "ex" -- and suddenly can't commit herself to going through with the breakup. As a result, our hero becomes literally lovesick when he develops an ulcer.

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