Season 5 Episode 1

Love, Deacon Style

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Nov 17, 1990 on NBC

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  • The deacon

    The final year of 'Amen' gets underway. There is a noticeable decline in the quality of the scripts this season, since the departure of former headwriters Arthur Julian and Eric Cohen. Established characters like Cassietta and Inga have been dropped without explanation. And as the season continues, new characters are added in an attempt to keep the show fresh. Some of them work (Clarence) and some of them don't. Of course, Sherman Hemsley, Clifton Davis and Anna Maria Horsford continue to delight audiences as the deacon, reverend and Thelma, respectively. Since the marriage has now occurred, this fifth season opener,