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He starred on a show that ended production in 1979 but even today, all you have to hear is the word "Dy-no-mite!" and you'll immediately think of one person -- "Good Times" star Jimmie "J.J." Walker.    He's much more than a memorable character from an old TV show. Jimmie was raised in the Bronx, visited relatives in the segregated South, sold peanuts at Yankee Stadium and eventually hired some of today's best-known comics as his writers.

He starred on a show that ended production in 1979 but even today, all you have to hear is the word "Dy-no-mite!" and you'll immediately think of one person -- "Good Times" star Jimmie "J.J." Walker. He's much more than a memorable character from an old TV show. Jimmie was raised in the Bronx, visited relatives in the segregated South, sold peanuts at Yankee Stadium and eventually hired some of today's best-known comics as his writers.

Good Times, a popular all black cast show from 1974-1979, and even now. This show features an African American family in the projects of Chicago, "scratchin' and survivin' " to make it.  Link: http://cdn.tss.uproxx.com/TSS/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/good-times.jpg

Scratchin' And Survivin': 'Good Times' To Be Turned Into Feature Film

Good Times, a popular all black cast show from 1974-1979, and even now. This show features an African American family in the projects of Chicago, "scratchin' and survivin' " to make it. Link: http://cdn.tss.uproxx.com/TSS/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/good-times.jpg

James and Florida Evans with daughter Thelma and sons JJ and Michael from Good Times

James and Florida Evans with daughter Thelma and sons JJ and Michael from Good Times

Back in the day TV viewing: Thelma Evans (Bernadette Stanis) on Good Times [1974-1979]

Back in the day TV viewing: Thelma Evans (Bernadette Stanis) on Good Times [1974-1979]

The Adventures of Robin Hood, the 1950s TV series starring Richard Greene which aired on ITV and CBS

The Adventures of Robin Hood, the 1950s TV series starring Richard Greene which aired on ITV and CBS

James and Florida Evans:  Their love was solid as a rock.   Through; ups & downs, thick & thin, good & bad,  this marriage was for keeps.

James and Florida Evans: Their love was solid as a rock. Through; ups & downs, thick & thin, good & bad, this marriage was for keeps.

Jimmie "jj" Walker. Republican. Jimmie Walker is known for being J.J. from the classic 1970′s sitcom “Good Times” and he is a registered Republican. In an interview with Bill O’Reilly, Walker stated his personal opinion about President Obama, noting that he is not “a good guy for the job we need to do.”

Jimmie "jj" Walker. Republican. Jimmie Walker is known for being J.J. from the classic 1970′s sitcom “Good Times” and he is a registered Republican. In an interview with Bill O’Reilly, Walker stated his personal opinion about President Obama, noting that he is not “a good guy for the job we need to do.”

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