Amen - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • What's Up, Deacon?
    What's Up, Deacon?
    Episode 22
    4/4/87
    7.9
    The deacon turns over a new leaf in an effort to be the church's nominee for a humanitarian award, which could win him and Thelma a trip to the Holy Land.
  • Glen Garry Glen Thelma
    3/21/87
    9.3
    Inept Thelma tries her hand at real estate.
  • The Magician
    The Magician
    Episode 20
    3/14/87
    7.9
    Ernie auditions a special magic act for a children's show.
  • The Rival
    The Rival
    Episode 19
    3/7/87
    9.8
    The deacon hires a new attractive Sunday school teacher for the church. The reverend falls for her, and Thelma is not happy about it.
  • The Divorce Lawyer
    The Divorce Lawyer
    Episode 18
    2/28/87
    8.2
    A woman comes to Ernie's office seeking a divorce from her husband who she suspects is cheating on her.
  • Into the Night
    Into the Night
    Episode 17
    2/21/87
    9.8
    A date with Ernie lands Reuben's aunt in jail.
  • Yes Sir, That's Your Baby
    2/14/87
    9.1
    The deacon arranges a super-quick adoption for the Hetebrink sisters (Roz Ryan & Barbara Montgomery).
  • Casting the First Stone
    2/7/87
    8.5
    While testifying, Lorenzo (Franklyn Seales) admits to having an affair with an unnamed sister in the church.
  • Betting on the Boy
    Betting on the Boy
    Episode 14
    1/24/87
    8.9
    Ernie befriends a computer whiz who picks sports winners.
  • Thelma's Choice
    Thelma's Choice
    Episode 13
    1/17/87
    9.0
    The new man in Thelma's life seems like Mr. Right to everyone. But as they head for the altar, the question becomes: Is Thelma's heart still for Rev. Gregory?
  • Frye for the Defense
    1/10/87
    9.3
    A fund-raiser at the church takes an unexpected turn when the church gets sued for making someone sick with tainted macaroni salad. During the trial, Deacon Frye takes matters into his own hands to win the case.
  • Your Christmas Show of Shows
    12/20/86
    7.4
    The church is preparing to put on a Christmas pageant, when they find out that a camera crew is scheduled to come and broadcast the show on live TV.
  • After the Fall
    After the Fall
    Episode 10
    12/13/86
    9.6
    Rolly falls at the bank, and after the deacon finagles, he is awarded a settlement that he refuses.
  • Reuben's Romance
    Reuben's Romance
    Episode 9
    12/6/86
    8.5
    Rev. Gregory has a crisis of conscience when he is attracted to a widow who needs comforting in her time of grief.
  • Maitre Deacon
    Maitre Deacon
    Episode 8
    11/29/86
    8.7
    The church board inherits a French restaurant. But the terms of the will state that as long as it is a success, they can never sell it.
  • Sermon From the Cell
    11/22/86
    7.8
    Rev. Gregory is jailed for giving refugees sanctuary, and the deacon is charged with contempt of court while trying to defend him.
  • Retreat, Heck!
    Retreat, Heck!
    Episode 6
    11/15/86
    8.2
    The church's retreat is not at all interesting to the deacon. But then he changes his mind when he learns that a former client, whom he caused to spend 5 years in jail, is getting out.
  • Rolly Falls in Love
    11/8/86
    8.8
    Rolly (Jester Hairston) has his eye on the waitress at the diner around the corner, but he is too shy and asks the deacon to approach her on his behalf.
  • The Deacon Delivers
    11/1/86
    9.3
    The reverend asks a teen to leave the choir when he learns that she has become pregnant.
  • The Morning After
    The Morning After
    Episode 3
    10/11/86
    8.6
    Thelma (Anna Maria Horsford) intoxicates the reverend with her wine-cooked dinner, and he intoxicates her with a kiss.
  • The Courtship of Bess Richards
    10/4/86
    9.2
    After hearing a beautiful gospel singer (Nell Carter) sing at a wedding, the deacon decides to woo her so she will join the church and sing in the choir.
  • Pilot
    Pilot
    Episode 1
    9/27/86
    8.8
    In the series pilot, Deacon Ernest Frye (Sherman Hemsley) and the First Community Church board seeks a new minister (Clifton Davis).
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