Season 3 Episode 17

Nothing But the Truth

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Mar 04, 1989 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Ernie's nickname for the reverend's mother, Josephine Gregory, is 'Jo-Jo.' Her nickname for him is 'Sweet Cheeks.'

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Although Barbara Montgomery and Roz Ryan are listed in the opening credits, they do not appear in this episode.

    • In this episode, Reverend Gregory struggles with a moral dilemma. He had just finished preaching a sermon about how necessary it is to tell the truth. But after being forced by Thelma to tell her what his mother had said, he found it necessary to tell a lie and spare her feelings, but immediately asked God for forgiveness, because he loved her and couldn't bear to hurt her.

  • Allusions