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harold
Religious Stevens
Sun Aug 22, 2010 09:36
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Gonna ruffle some feathers here with a controversial statement. George and Sapphire evidently were not too religious. Proof of that is the Kingfish would steal, lie, covet, deceive and even hurt you if it meant he could get something out of the deal. Not the type of person who had strong moral and religious beliefs. Sapphire was more stable but even she did not attend church. Proof of this is in one of the episodes called "The Second Honeymoon", Kingfish and Sapphire were visited unexpectantly by their Pastor who married then back in Marietta, Georgia 25 years ago. Apparently the Reverend relocated to New York also. During the visit, Sapphire did not even recognize her own Minister who married her and George. If she had attended the Reverend's church in New York, it is inconceivable that she would not recognize her own Pastor. He had to tell her who he was. The Reverend reminded them that they had not been to the church in a very long time and George made up a bunch of excuses and lies before admitting they had not. George even lied to the Reverend about the wedding ring. How can anyone justify lying to a Man of God? Amos obviously attended the church regularly because the Reverend
was very close to him and Amos went to him for help in getting the Steven's marital problems resolved. He did not tell Amos he had not seen him in church in a long time because Amos and his family were very religious and were regular parishioners. Just look at the Christmas Show episode and you will see Amos and Ruby and Arbadella were very devout Christians.

    • Re: Religious StevensAnn, Mon Aug 23 08:04
      Interesting post, Harold. I think in most shows back then, sitcoms anyway, while people might not have been shown actually going to church, they were more often portrayed as behaving as church-going... more
      • Religion in Amos and AndySandra, Mon Aug 23 11:37
        Yes I agree that George Stevens may not have been the most church going man in the world but are we sure he did not have faith? The writers did not show him going to church but is that a real... more
        • no church for GeorgeHarold, Tue Aug 24 05:29
          I agree that George may not have been the epitomy of honesty and he could work the con better than anyone who ever graced the films of fiction land. As for his religious beliefs, that was never... more
          • Re: no church for GeorgeAnonymous, Tue Aug 24 14:46
            Yes, I agree that George may not have been a church going man if you go by the fact he was not seen in church during the run of the show. I also agree that if I had listened carefully I would have... more
            • Re:no churchHarold, Tue Aug 24 17:00
              I am sure that is you Sandra and you forgot to put your name. It will come up as anonymous if you dont put a name in.
              • anonymousSandra, Wed Aug 25 10:33
                Yes, that was me who forgot to put my name in. Don't forget though Mr. Harold, you were answering my husband Bob on a post and you put his name in there instead of your own. We're all fallable aren't ... more
                • A & ADanny, Thu Aug 26 10:22
                  No, certainly not everybody.
                • NamesAnn, Thu Aug 26 08:06
                  I think one time I put the Subject in where my name should have been, lol!
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