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Episode List


Season 3

9 Sep. 1975
A Real Cool Job
James is offered a high-paying job in Alaska.
16 Sep. 1975
The Family Gun
Florida objects to James having a gun in the house.
23 Sep. 1975
Operation Florida
Florida is in the hospital for a gall bladder operation, but the real pain is finding out how much everything costs.
30 Sep. 1975
Love in the Ghetto
Thelma gets engaged to Larry and is hesitant to tell her parents. When she does, Florida and James do not approve.
7 Oct. 1975
Florida's Rich Cousin
Florida is happy when her cousin visits. Edgar is doing well in life, and Florida plans on asking him for money to help with the bills. James refuses to accept his money. When Florida asks for money, she is surprised by Edgar's answer.
14 Oct. 1975
The Weekend
Florida and James celebrate their wedding with a weekend in a friend's snow covered cabin while their children, left alone with JJ in charge, are at war. James carries Florida over the threshold to recreate their honeymoon, but since Florida has put on a bit of weight since then, James struggles. Florida leaves the cabin to find a phone to call the kids while James starts a fire in the fireplace. Meanwhile a beautiful model (Miss December) walks in the door. She thought she was going to meet Charlie, the cabin's owner. James is turned on by her and Florida returns (...
21 Oct. 1975
The Baby
Willona and the Evans family are throwing a baby shower for their friend, Loretta. But when she arrives, Loretta delivers startling news: she's going to give the baby up for adoption.
28 Oct. 1975
Michael's Big Fall
Florida is worried about Michael when he starts cutting classes, not doing homework, and getting into fights. Florida talks to the teacher to determine the problem.
4 Nov. 1975
The Politicians
Florida and James are on opposite sides of the political fence, and it causes problems and discussions within the family.
11 Nov. 1975
Willona's Dilemma
Willona is interested in a man who is deaf. While they have good times, she is not interested in marrying him. When Willona thinks the man is going to propose to her, she does not know how to turn him down.
25 Nov. 1975
Florida's Protest
Florida decides to splurge on groceries and buy roast beef for dinner. While everyone enjoys the meal, the next day they have food poisoning. She talks to the store who refuses to listen, and so Florida decides to start a boycott.
2 Dec. 1975
The Mural
JJ's artistic ability is displayed at a nearby bank.
9 Dec. 1975
A Loss of Confidence
When a pretty girl does not fall for JJ's charm, he thinks he is loosing his touch and goes into a depression.
16 Dec. 1975
Cousin Cleatus
The Evans' get a visit from the FBI asking about Florida's nephew, Cleatus. Turns out he is wanted for bank robbery.
23 Dec. 1975
The Family Tree
Thelma asks her parents about her relatives as she has to write up the family tree for a school project. James says his father is dead, but Thelma finds out he is alive. Thelma invites him to visit, but James is not happy to see his father.
30 Dec. 1975
A Place to Die
An elderly man who knows Michael asks to spend New Years Eve at the Evans' house so that he can die surrounded by friends.
6 Jan. 1976
J.J.'s Fiancee: Part 1
J.J. and his new girlfriend, Diana, plan to do more than just go to the prom ... they plan to get married - over their parents strong objections. But there's a dark secret that Diana is hiding from her groom-to-be: She's hooked on heroin.
13 Jan. 1976
J.J.'s Fiancee: Part 2
Thelma finds out that Diana uses heroin when she finds her purse in her room (J.J. had taken Thelma's by mistake). After finding out that the supplier is only in elementary school, it soon becomes a race against time to make contact with J.J. and Diana - who have traveled to Indiana to elope - before it is too late.
20 Jan. 1976
Sweet Daddy Williams
The Evan's family sees a lot more than they want of Sweet Daddy when J.J. agrees to paint a picture of his girlfriend. In return, J.J. is offered a showcase for his art.
27 Jan. 1976
The Investigation
While cleaning the apartment, Florida finds a pamphlet extolling the virtues of Cuba and wonders where it came from. She then finds out that the pamphlet belongs to Michael, who was using it as research for a school project comparing the American Revolution to the Cuban Revolution. However, when both James and JJ lose their jobs, the Evanses begin to suspect that they became unemployed because of Michael writing to Cuba and things get even more tense when they find out that the FBI is snooping in the neighborhood and asking questions about them.
3 Feb. 1976
J.J. in Trouble
While Florida and James are away for the weekend, the kids are alone, which causes chaos when JJ thinks he is the boss and tries to get out of doing house work. However, the real trouble comes when an ex-girlfriend named Mary Ann confronts JJ with the news that she has VD and accuses JJ of giving it to her. JJ must now go the clinic to get an exam to confirm whether or not he has it before Flo and James come home.
17 Feb. 1976
Florida the Woman
Florida's attractive boss invites her out to lunch. Since Florida already had a morning filled with requests and demands from her family, she accepts the lunch invitation.
24 Feb. 1976
The Break Up
Thelma has mixed feelings when her boyfriend Larry accepts a job in California.
2 Mar. 1976
The Rent Party
When a neighbor in the building cannot pay her rent, Florida and James decide to throw a fund-raising party to help her.

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