YMMV / Amen

The NBC Series

  • Acceptable Targets: Deacon Frye and Reverend Gregory
  • Ear Worm: The show’s infectious theme song, composed by Gospel great Andrae Crouch, will have even the most secular viewers feeling the urge to clap and sway in their “pews.”
  • Memetic Mutation: "I wanna be/am finally MRS. REVEREND DOCTOR RUBEN GREGORY!!!!!" This is usually combined with No Indoor Voice.
  • Retroactive Recognition:
    • In addition to his work on Amen, creator and executive producer Ed. Weinberger is also best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of Taxi and for co-creating The Cosby Show and The Bill Cosby Show.
    • Eric Cohen wrote 18 episodes. Cohen is best known as co-creator and executive producer of So Little Time.
    • James R. Stein co-wrote five episodes. Stein is best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of Son of the Beach.
    • Jace Richdale wrote three episodes. Richdale is best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of The Oblongs.
    • Jim Geoghan also wrote three episodes. Geoghan is best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
    • Scott Spencer Gordon wrote an episode. Gordon is best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of City Guys.
    • Gary Dontzig and Steven Peterman also wrote an episode. Both are best known as developers and executive producers of Suddenly Susan.
    • Marco Pennette also wrote an episode. Pennette is best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of Caroline in the City.
    • Cuba Gooding, Jr. as a handyman with a crush on Thelma.
  • Tear Jerker: One of Ernie's few sympathetic moments occurs in a flashback in which he struggles to explain to a very young Thelma that her mother is never coming back.
    • When counseling a suicidal young man despondent over his father's death, he confides, "I miss my wife every day."

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