(1986–1991)

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Season 4

23 Sep. 1989
The Engagement
Thelma tells a shocked Reverend Gregory to propose by noon or it's over; the whole congregation gathers outside his office waiting for his answer.
 
30 Sep. 1989
Where There's a Will
The Deacon's estranged father-in-law, who once disowned the Fryes, now lies on his deathbed with a last request for the Deacon.
 
14 Oct. 1989
I Can't Help Loving That Man of Mine
Gregory's ex shows up and she's gorgeous. When they learn that hes going to be alone with her everyone is worried except Thelma. But later she decides to go where they are. And it turns out she's making a move on Gregory.
 
21 Oct. 1989
Who Am I?
An amnesiac Thelma displays a new personality and begins dating another man.
 
28 Oct. 1989
Witness for the Defense
The Deacon discredits himself by mismanaging a murder suspect's defense.
 
4 Nov. 1989
TV or Not TV
A street gang threatens to stop Reverend Gregory from delivering his sermon on television.
 
11 Nov. 1989
Don't Rain on My Shower
Thelma goes overboard at her bridal shower to impress her high-school nemesis with reports that she's living the good life.
 
18 Nov. 1989
Thelma Says I Do
It's Ruben and Thelma's wedding day. But when Ruben was about to say "I do", he passes out. Thelma wanting to get married so badly tries to find a way to get him to say "I do".
 
25 Nov. 1989
She's in the Army Now: Part 1
After her wedding to Gregory doesn't push through, Thelma joins the Army. And after a few days she wants to leave but can't. So Gregory and Frye go there to help her.
 
2 Dec. 1989
She's in the Army Now: Part 2
Thelma comes to her dad's defense when he's insulted by a drill sergeant.
 
9 Dec. 1989
Sergeant in Arms
Fearing he's lost Thelma to Sgt. Burke, Rev. Gregory puts up a fight when she comes home on a weekend pass with the sergeant in tow.
 
16 Dec. 1989
Thelma Frye, Dough Girl
Thelma is home for Christmas, which gives her the opportunity to be the wife-to-be for Reverend Gregory.
 
6 Jan. 1990
The Deacon vs. the U.S. Army
Thelma's wedding to Reverend Gregory may be put on hold when she receives orders to ship out to Germany.
 
13 Jan. 1990
The Roast
The deacon is being orated by his friends and family, which includes flashbacks from previous episodes. At the end, the deacon is actually having a dream.
 
3 Feb. 1990
The Wedding
Reverend Gregory assumes a dual role at his wedding to Thelma when their minister is unable to perform the ceremony.
 
10 Feb. 1990
The Honeymoon
Thelma and Reuben's plans for a romantic Hawaiian honeymoon are delayed.
 
12 Feb. 1990
The Talent Show
The church's talent show features rap numbers, choir selections and poetry readings, plus a tribute to New York City philanthropist Mother Hale.
 
17 Feb. 1990
Moving In
Thelma hosts her first dinner party as Reverend Gregory's wife, but the evening ends in disaster when she sets fire to the kitchen.
 
3 Mar. 1990
Trouble in Paradise
Thelma worries that Reuben no longer finds her desirable, but he's too embarrassed to admit the real reason for his lack of passion.
 
17 Mar. 1990
Who's Sorry Now?
Amelia sues Deacon Frye after getting hurt following an argument between them.
 
7 Apr. 1990
The Deacon's Confession
Deacon Frye admits that he spent Thelma's dowry money, $25,000.
 

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