Amen (1986)

  • Genre: Comedy, Family
  • Creator: Ed. Weinberger
  • First Air Date: 1986-09-27
  • Last Air Date: 1991-05-11
  • Total Seasons: 5
  • Total Episodes: 110
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: NBC
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Amen is an American television sitcom produced by Carson Productions that ran from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991 on NBC. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part of a wave of successful sitcoms on NBC in the 1980s which featured entirely or almost-entirely black casts. Others included The Cosby Show, A Different World, and 227.

  • Keywords: philadelphia, pennsylvania, religion, church, sitcom
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    Amen Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1986-09-27
    22 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1987-10-03
    21 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1988-10-08
    22 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1989-09-16
    23 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 1990-11-17
    22 Episodes

    Amen Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Pilot30 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Courtship of Bess Richards30 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Morning After30 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Deacon Delivers30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Rolly Falls in Love30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Retreat, Heck!30 min
    Season 1Episode 7Sermon from the Cell30 min
    Season 1Episode 8Maitre D'eacon30 min
    Season 1Episode 9Reuben's Romance30 min
    Season 1Episode 10After the Fall30 min
    Season 1Episode 11Your Christmas Show of Shows30 min
    Season 1Episode 12Frye for the Defense30 min
    Season 1Episode 13Thelma's Choice30 min
    Season 1Episode 14Betting on the Boy30 min
    Season 1Episode 15Casting the First Stone30 min
    Season 1Episode 16Yes Sir, That's Your Baby30 min
    Season 1Episode 17Into the Night30 min
    Season 1Episode 18The Divorce Lawyer30 min
    Season 1Episode 19The Rival30 min
    Season 1Episode 20The Magician30 min
    Season 1Episode 21Glen Garry Glen Thelma30 min
    Season 1Episode 22What's Up, Deacon?30 min
    Season 2Episode 1California Dreaming30 min
    Season 2Episode 2Dancing in the Dark30 min
    Season 2Episode 3You Bet Your Life30 min
    Season 2Episode 4Dueling Ministers30 min
    Season 2Episode 5Thelma's Reunion30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Deacon on the Line30 min
    Season 2Episode 7Rolly's Proposal30 min
    Season 2Episode 8Rolly's Wedding30 min
    Season 2Episode 9Thelma's Birthday30 min
    Season 2Episode 10Thelma's Little Girl30 min
    Season 2Episode 11The Twelve Songs of Christmas30 min
    Season 2Episode 12Snakes Alive30 min
    Season 2Episode 13Man on a Ledge30 min
    Season 2Episode 14To Catch a Thief30 min
    Season 2Episode 15The Widow30 min
    Season 2Episode 16Stranded30 min
    Season 2Episode 17Deacon Dearest30 min
    Season 2Episode 18The Fantasy30 min
    Season 2Episode 19Wedding Bell Blues30 min
    Season 2Episode 20A Slight Case of Murder: Part 130 min
    Season 2Episode 21A Slight Case of Murder: Part 230 min
    Season 3Episode 1Fear of Flying30 min
    Season 3Episode 2Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?30 min
    Season 3Episode 3Look at Me, I'm Running30 min
    Season 3Episode 4Court of Love30 min
    Season 3Episode 5Get 'Em Up, Scout30 min
    Season 3Episode 6The Minister's Wife30 min
    Season 3Episode 7The Housekeeper30 min
    Season 3Episode 8Thelma's Handyman30 min
    Season 3Episode 9The Deacon's Donkey30 min
    Season 3Episode 10Matchmaker, Matchmaker30 min
    Season 3Episode 11I Remember Mama30 min
    Season 3Episode 12The Reverend Ernest Frye30 min
    Season 3Episode 13The Green Card30 min
    Season 3Episode 14The Psychic: Part 130 min
    Season 3Episode 15The Psychic: Part 230 min
    Season 3Episode 16The Boxer30 min
    Season 3Episode 17Nothing But the Truth30 min
    Season 3Episode 18Career Girl30 min
    Season 3Episode 19First Community Talent Show30 min
    Season 3Episode 20The Last Supper30 min
    Season 3Episode 21Sing, Sister, Sing30 min
    Season 3Episode 22A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste30 min
    Season 4Episode 1The Engagement30 min
    Season 4Episode 2Where There's a Will30 min
    Season 4Episode 3Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine30 min
    Season 4Episode 4Who Am I?30 min
    Season 4Episode 5Witness for the Defense30 min
    Season 4Episode 6TV or Not TV30 min
    Season 4Episode 7Don't Rain on My Shower30 min
    Season 4Episode 8Thelma Says, I Do30 min
    Season 4Episode 9You're in the Army Now: Part 130 min
    Season 4Episode 10You're in the Army Now: Part 230 min
    Season 4Episode 11Sergeant in Arms30 min
    Season 4Episode 12Thelma Frye, Dough Girl30 min
    Season 4Episode 13The Deacon vs. the US Army30 min
    Season 4Episode 14The Roast30 min
    Season 4Episode 15The Deacon and the Mother-in-Law30 min
    Season 4Episode 16The Wedding30 min
    Season 4Episode 17The Honeymoon30 min
    Season 4Episode 18The Talent Show30 min
    Season 4Episode 19Moving In30 min
    Season 4Episode 20Deacon's Dilemma30 min
    Season 4Episode 21Trouble in Paradise30 min
    Season 4Episode 22Who's Sorry Now?30 min
    Season 4Episode 23The Deacon's Confession30 min
    Season 5Episode 1Love, Deacon Style30 min
    Season 5Episode 2Two Men, One Woman and a Baby30 min
    Season 5Episode 3Child's Play30 min
    Season 5Episode 4Yo, Deak30 min
    Season 5Episode 5Miracle on 134th Street: Part 130 min
    Season 5Episode 6Miracle on 134th Street: Part 230 min
    Season 5Episode 7Judge Deacon Frye30 min
    Season 5Episode 8The Gospel Truth30 min
    Season 5Episode 9Lights, Camera, Deacon30 min
    Season 5Episode 10Unforgettable30 min
    Season 5Episode 11Ernie and the Sublimes30 min
    Season 5Episode 12The Deacon's Slam Dunk30 min
    Season 5Episode 13Three Men and a Hammer30 min
    Season 5Episode 14Nothin' Says Lovin' ...30 min
    Season 5Episode 15My Fair Homeboy30 min
    Season 5Episode 16A Star is Burned30 min
    Season 5Episode 17Deak-Scam30 min
    Season 5Episode 18The Wild Deak30 min
    Season 5Episode 19Three's a Crowd30 min
    Season 5Episode 20Date with an Angel30 min
    Season 5Episode 21Deliverance: Part 130 min
    Season 5Episode 22Deliverance: Part 230 min
    • Sherman Hemsley

      as Deacon Ernest Frye
    • Clifton Davis

      as Reverend Reuben Gregory
    • Anna Maria Horsford

      as Thelma Frye
    • Roz Ryan

      as Amelia Hetabrink
    • Jester Hairston

      as Rolly Forbes
    • Tony T. Johnson

      as Chris
    • Bumper Robinson

      as Clarence
    Production Peter Noah Producer
    Production Robert Illes Producer
    Production James R. Stein Producer
    Production Ed. Weinberger Producer