Season 4, Episode 5 Witness for the Defense
First Aired: October 28, 1989
The Deacon, aiming for a mistrial, schemes to put on an inept court performance, which grabs the attention of the DA. Lockwood: Ron Glass. Murdock: Peter Jurasik. Drysdale: Milt Tarver. Judge: Kenneth Tigar. Deacon: Sherman Hemsley.
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- Premiered: September 27, 1986
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: 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.' (more)