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Amen (1986–1991)

TV-PG
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

Deacon Frye, head of the First Community Church of Philadelphia, is trying to keep everything in his church firmly under control. His new assistant, Rev. Reuben Gregory, however, has some very different ideas of how do things. The ...See moreDeacon Frye, head of the First Community Church of Philadelphia, is trying to keep everything in his church firmly under control. His new assistant, Rev. Reuben Gregory, however, has some very different ideas of how do things. The parishoners, seeing that the best path probably lies between the two, play the two squabbling men off each other to keep things on a more or less even keel. Adding to the fray is the Deacon's daughter Thelma, who gradually becomes attracted to the new Reverend. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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Sherman Hemsley
Deacon Ernest Frye Deacon Ernest Frye   See fewer
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Clifton Davis
Reverend Reuben Gregory Reverend Reuben Gregory   See fewer
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Anna Maria Horsford
Thelma Frye Thelma Frye   See fewer
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Roz Ryan
Amelia Hetebrink Amelia Hetebrink   See fewer
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Jester Hairston
Rolly Forbes Rolly Forbes   See fewer
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Barbara Montgomery
Casietta Hetebrink Casietta Hetebrink   See fewer
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Bumper Robinson
Clarence Clarence   See fewer
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Rosetta LeNoire
Leola Forbes / Leola Hudson Leola Forbes / Leola Hudson   See fewer
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Franklyn Seales
Lorenzo Hollingsworth Lorenzo Hollingsworth   See fewer
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Sheekeena Smith
Alisa / Alicia Alisa / Alicia   See fewer
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James Avery
Rev. Crawford / Arnie Samples / Rev. Tom Crawford Rev. Crawford / Arnie Samples / Rev. Tom Crawford   See fewer
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Montrose Hagins
Leola Forbes / Mrs. Jackson / Widow Jackson Leola Forbes / Mrs. Jackson / Widow Jackson   See fewer
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Hakeem Abdul-Samad
Darryl / Boy Scout #3 / Choir member / Daryl Darryl / Boy Scout #3 / Choir member / Daryl   See fewer
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Jane White
Josephine Gregory Josephine Gregory   See fewer
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Ron Glass
Jason Lockwood Jason Lockwood   See fewer
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Lynnie Godfrey
Jackie Dunn Jackie Dunn   See fewer
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Nancy Rubin
Waitress / The Waitress Waitress / The Waitress   See fewer
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Claude Brooks
Howard Stubbs Howard Stubbs   See fewer
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Lyvingston Holmes
Glenda Simpson Glenda Simpson   See fewer
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E'Lon Cox
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Reverend Johnny Jr. Reverend Johnny Jr.   See fewer
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Einstein Einstein   See fewer
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Marshall Whittaker / Reverend Marshall Whittaker / Reverend   See fewer
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Renata Scott
Mary / Mrs. Lesser / Mrs. Thatcher Mary / Mrs. Lesser / Mrs. Thatcher   See fewer
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Alexaundria Simmons
Christine / Cow / Sharon / Young Thelma Christine / Cow / Sharon / Young Thelma   See fewer
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Swifty Swifty   See fewer
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