Bustin' Loose (1987–1988)

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Forchion played one of the two cops along with Sol Stein who brings Jimmie Walker to live with the kids...

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1988 | 1987
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Marie Cole ...
 Sue Ann Taylor (26 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Nikky Robison (26 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Mimi Shaw (26 episodes, 1987-1988)
Tyren Perry ...
 Trish Reagan (26 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Sonny Barnes / ... (26 episodes, 1987-1988)
Larry O. Williams Jr. ...
 Rudey Butler (26 episodes, 1987-1988)
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Forchion played one of the two cops along with Sol Stein who brings Jimmie Walker to live with the kids...

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Not "Dynomite"!
7 March 2002 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

This was yet another attempt at TV making a series from a movie. It was not successful. "Bustin' Loose" was not that good of a vehicle for Richard Pryor, who starred in the film. It was not a good fit for Jimmie "J.J." Walker, either. The TV plot was based on the same premise as the movie. A guy got caught doing something illegal, and was given the choice of going to jail or helping some troubled kids. Walker was supposed to be playing a con man, but I guess audiences could not get the J.J. Evans character from "Good Times" out of their minds. I remember the kids were stock characters: the cute one, the tough one, etc. A low laugh factor caused this show to die an early death.


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