Episode: 001 | Aired: February 08, 1974
James tells Florida to plan a big party to celebrate the new job he thinks he's getting once he joins the company union. But he's turned down once they discover he's too old. Unknowingly, Florida has spent most of the rent money on the celebration for James.
Episode: 002 | Aired: February 15, 1974
The Evans family starts to have good luck after J.J. paints a portrait of a Black Jesus.
Episode: 003 | Aired: February 22, 1974
The rent is due, but the Evans family is short $74 dollars. James and J.J. devise schemes to come up with the money, while Florida and Willona go down to the welfare office to plead their case.
Episode: 004 | Aired: March 01, 1974
James wants to take a $100 per day job with an unscrupulous holy man, but Florida wants him to stick to the family's morals and values.
Episode: 005 | Aired: March 08, 1974
James and Florida are upset that Michael was suspended from school after telling his class that George Washington was a racist.
Episode: 006 | Aired: March 15, 1974
Florida thinks the dirty story she discovers in the house belongs to J.J. But she gets the shock of her life when she realizes it belongs to Thelma's new boyfriend.
Episode: 007 | Aired: March 22, 1974
J.J. thinks he's hit the big time when he meets Leroy, who wants to sponsor his art work. When James learns who the patron is, he prohibits the partnership.
Episode: 008 | Aired: March 29, 1974
James and Florida are concerned J.J. won't graduate, but when he comes home with really good grades they become suspicious.
Episode: 009 | Aired: April 05, 1974
A housing official visits the Evans family to dispute an angry letter Michael sent to the newspaper regarding the deplorable housing conditions. But when he gets stuck in the building, the official gets an intimate look at life in the projects.
Episode: 010 | Aired: April 26, 1974
Florida is a shoe-in to win the cleanest apartment award, but when Michael brings home the neighborhood wino, her chances of winning deteriorate.
Episode: 011 | Aired: April 26, 1974
Florida has a great opportunity to be in a commercial for a whopping $5,000 but after reading the script and testing the product, she decides it's not so great after all.
Episode: 012 | Aired: May 03, 1974
The kids and Florida are worried about James' health when they learn about the dangers of hypertension. Their concerns upset James and he refuses to visit a doctor.
Episode: 013 | Aired: May 10, 1974
Florida and Thelma are suspicious of a popular girl who asks J.J. to paint her picture. He thinks she really likes him, but Florida and Thelma think otherwise.