A pompous, scheming deacon clashes with a new minister over the running of a Philadelphia church in this popular sitcom. The series was a follow-up hit for Sherman Hemsley, who, a year earlier, had finished a 10-year run on 'The Jeffersons.'
Premiered: September 27, 1986
Season 5, Episode 11 Ernie and the Sublimes
First Aired: February 2, 1991
Chubby Checker drops by as Ernie is reunited with his '50s doo-wop group for a church benefit, which is marred by an old love triangle. Darla: LaWanda Page. Casey Kasem: Himself. Swifty: Whitman Mayo. Ernie: Sherman Hemsley.
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