Good Times (1974–1979)
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The Witness 

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

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... Florida Evans (credit only)
... Willona Woods (as Ja'net Du Bois)
... Michael Evans
... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
... Nathan Bookman
... Millicent 'Penny' Woods
... Keith Anderson
... James 'J.J.' Evans, Jr.
... Sweet Daddy Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
... Claude
Beverly Hope Atkinson ... Savannah Morgan
William Lanteau ... Mr. Miller
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J.J. could pay dearly for witnessing an auto accident.

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9 December 1978 (USA)  »

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J.J.: Sweets, this can't be a social call.
Sweet Daddy: Why not, J.J.?
J.J.: You mean it is?
Sweet Daddy: Naw!
J.J.: I didn't think so.
Sweet Daddy: But, Sweet Daddy is mad, and is very upset that you don't think of me as just 'plain folk'.
J.J.: Well, Sweets it's hard to think of some people as plain folks, like Jack The Ripper, Attilah The Hun, Darth Vader!
Sweet Daddy: Boy, don't you be calling me no Darth Vader, boy!
[Sweet Daddy grabs J.J. and starts to shake him]
Willona: [yells] Hey!
[...]
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References Let's Make a Deal (1963) See more »

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Good Times
Music by Dave Grusin
Lyrics by Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
Performed by James Gilstrap and Blinky (as Blinky Williams)
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Theodore Wilson returns as Sweet Daddy Williams
26 December 2016 | by 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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