Who’s Playing Who in the ‘All in the Family’ & ‘Good Times’ Live Episodes (PHOTOS)

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Then: John Amos as James Evans

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Now: Andre Braugher as James Evans

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Then: Caroll O’Connor as Archie Bunker

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Now: Woody Harrelson as Archie Bunker

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Then: Esther Rolle as Florida Evans

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Now: Viola Davis as Florida Evans

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Then: Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker

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Now: Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker

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Then: Jimmie Walker as J.J. Evans

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Now: Jay Pharaoh as J.J. Evans

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Then: Sally Struthers as Gloria Bunker-Stivic

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Now: Ellie Kemper as Gloria Stivic

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Then: Ja’net DuBois as Willona Woods

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Now: Tiffany Haddish as Willona Woods

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Then: Rob Reiner as Mike ‘Meathead’ Stivic

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Now: Ike Barinholtz as Mike ‘Meathead’ Stivic

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Then: BernNadette Stanis as Thelma Evans

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Now: Corinne Foxx as Thelma Evans

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Then: Ralph Carter as Michael Evans

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Now: Asante Blackk as Michael Evans

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Now: Jharrel Jerome as a TBD Good Times character

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Now: Jesse Eisenberg as a TBD All in the Family character

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Now: Kevin Bacon as a TBD All in the Family character

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Now: Justina Machado as a TBD All in the Family character

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After its runaway success (and an Emmy win!) on ABC earlier this year, Live in Front of a Studio Audience is back with segments plucked from episodes of All in the Family and Good Times.

The family comedies of the ’70s are getting a refresh with new casts in familiar roles. In this case, many of the All in the Family cast members from the previous special will return, but there are a few new faces in that lineup, as well as an entirely new cast for Good Times.

Ahead of the December 18 premiere, get acquainted with who is playing who in the next Live in Front of a Studio Audience special. And be sure to tune in beginning at 8/7c on ABC to catch all of the live action.

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and Good Times, Wednesday, December 18, 8/7c, ABC