J.J. and Rochelle (Chip Fields) in "J.J.'s New Career" in Season 4.
|Date of J.J.'s who becomes impressed with his new digs, not realizing that the old high school buddies, Leon and Ernie, whom he's hooked up with are into drugs, prostitution and gambling|
|Appeared on:||Good Times|
|Episodes appeared in:||"J.J.'s New Career: Part 2" (Season 4)|
|Character played by:||Chip Fields|
Rochelle, a date of J.J.'s, appears in the episode titled "J.J.'s New Career: Part 2" in Season 4 of Good Times. The part of Rochelle is played in the episode by Chip Fields, who later appears in the recurring character of Lenela Gordon, the abusive mother of Penny Gordon, who gets adopted by Willona in Season 5.
When J.J., out of work again, with the family facing eviction, meets up with Ernie and Leon, two former high school classmates turned bookies (its later revealed that they also have recently gone into drugs and prostitution too) in the unemployment office, as they offer him a job as a bookie as he later moves in with them in their posh apartment, when Florida, disapproving of his "new career", throws him out; when they throw a big party, J.J. boasts to Rochelle, his date, of the size of his new "heart-shaped bed", as she says "I've never seen your a heart shaped bed before!" as Leon says "Neither has any other chick that he's brought up here!"
"You know, J.J., I don't know anybody who lives this good...you're about the most important person I've ever mett!" as J.J. boastfully says, "Have you ever met Issac Hayes?" as he says "Well, maybe I am!" just moments before police detectives raid the apartment.