J.J. could pay dearly for witnessing an auto accident.



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Episode cast overview:
Florida Evans (credit only)
Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
Teddy Wilson ...
Sweet Daddy Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
Beverly Hope Atkinson ...
Savannah Morgan
William Lanteau ...
Mr. Miller


J.J. could pay dearly for witnessing an auto accident.

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9 December 1978 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Theodore Wilson returns as Sweet Daddy Williams
26 December 2016 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"The Witness" marked Theodore Wilson's sixth (of seven) appearances as Sweet Daddy Williams. JJ tells the family about the accident he witnessed, a pink Cadillac driver swerving off the sidewalk to hit a taxi broadside, too dark to be able to identify the culprit. When Sweet Daddy Williams drops by, they learn soon enough that the driver was his main squeeze, Savannah Morgan (Beverly Hope Atkinson), and he's out to convince JJ not to testify against her in court. Sweet Daddy approves of JJ's change of story, putting words in his mouth rather than teeth out of his mouth! What neither of them knows is that JJ's brother-in-law Keith was behind the wheel of the taxi, just starting his new job as a cab driver. When the moment of truth arrives, JJ recalls that he's double parked, though Sweet Daddy reminds him he doesn't have a car: "oh my God, they must have towed it!" In his first appearance in "Sweet Daddy Williams," his lady was named Savannah Jones, played by Bebe Drake-Hooks.

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