It is stated that Thelma is 32 years old in this episode.
Berlinda Tolbert is the only costar of Sherman Hemsley's from 'The Jeffersons' to make a guest appearance on 'Amen.'
Reuben quotes Lord Byron's poem "She Walks in Beauty" when he cites it to Thelma's snooty classmate at the reunion. Later, he looks deep into Thelma's eyes and tells her, "You walk in beauty like the night."
Barbara Montgomery and Jester Hairston do not appear in this episode.