Tag Archives: Good Times

Rad Ads: Jimmy Walker’s J.J. Talking Toy (1975)

“Kids think J.J. is Dyn-O-mite!” Notice the ad avoids calling the item a “doll.” Still, it’s a pretty dyn-o-mite toy. Jimmy Walker’s J.J. Talking Toy originally appeared in the May, 1975 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: Busting Loose (1977)

Busting Loose, a comedy starring Adam Arkin, ran on CBS over a 10-month period in 1977. The show debuted in January and ran through May, Monday evenings at 8:30 PM. From July to November, 1977 the show switched to Wednesdays … Continue reading

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Good Times: Watch full episodes this week

If you act fast you can watch full episodes of Good Times over at TVLand.com this week (until Feb 24th). Six episodes from 1974 are on offer and all feature 70s break-out star, Jimmie “J.J.” Walker at his “Dyn-o-mite!” best. … Continue reading

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TV Trading Cards of the 1970s

Let’s take a look at some cool (and slightly bizarre) trading cards from the 1970s. I collected many different types in my childhood including various Star Wars series cards and I sure as hell wish I still had them all. … Continue reading

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