"That's Entertainment, Evans Style"
Season 5, Episode 24
Number (#109) in series (133 episodes)
Tape date February 23, 1978
Air date: April 3, 1978
Network/Country: CBS-TV / United States
Written by: Michael S. Baser & Kim Weiskopf
Directed by: Gerren Keith
Production code: 524
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Cast Information
Starring: Jimmie Walker
Ja'net Dubois
Janet Jackson
Johnny Brown
Bern Nadette Stanis
Ralph Carter
Guest starring: Ronnie Bright
Gary Coleman
Albert Reed, Jr.
S. Pearl Sharp
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That's Entertainment, Evans Style is the twenty-fourth and season finale episode of Season 5 of Good Times,  and also the 109th episode overall. Written by Michael S. Baser and Kim Weiskopf, the episode, which was directed by Gerren Keith, premiered on CBS-TV, first airing on April 3, 1978.


The Evans family produces a neighborhood benefit to raise money for a local day care center.


A child-care center in the neighborhood is scheduled to close due to lack of funds. To keep it open, the Evan's plan a show to raise money from the neighbors.

Plot summaryEdit

The daycare center at the Evanses' apartment building may have to be closed down for lack of funding. Unwilling to see this happen, the Evans family combines forces with Willona (Ja'net DuBois) and several other friends to stage a fundraising benefit show. Essentially an excuse for the cast to show off their hitherto hidden musical talents, this episode also serves as a showcase for future Diff'rent Strokes star Gary Coleman. "That's Entertainment, Evans Style" was the final episode of Good Times' fifth season.

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