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Jimmie Walker on "Taking the Pie"

  • Aired: 05/06/2014
  • 01:48
  • Rating: NR
Though producer Norman Lear intended his hit "Good Times" to be a family show with tender, sentimental moments, young actor Jimmie Walker was there to be funny. According to Jimmie, every sitcom needed a goofy, comedic player to "take the pie."
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Jimmie Walker on "Taking the Pie"
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Despite "Good Times" producer Norman Lear's wishes, Jimmie Walker was there to be funny.
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