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Episode List


Season 1

30 Aug. 2004
Episode #1.1
How difficult is it to get a fatwa placed on someone? John travels to the UK Shariah court to find out - and he chooses an unlikely Australian rival as his proposed fatwa-ee. Next John takes a spirit walk in Arizona with the Peyote Way Church of God, and ingests the sacred Peyote drug in an attempt at divine insights into the universe. And what would be of our favourite Channel 9 shows if Jamie Packer was to become a practicing Scientologist?
6 Sep. 2004
Episode #1.2
In Episode 2, John enlists the help of some indigenous Australians to broker a land rights deal with some well-intentioned Melbournians. Next, while traveling in Japan, John is confronted with a koan and attempts to "become nothingness" at a zen Buddhist monastery. Finally, back in Melbourne, John asks a local Freemason, 'is Freemasonry linked with Satanism?" - and is shocked by what he finds.
13 Sep. 2004
Episode #1.3
Can a Jew join the Ku Klux Klan? In Episode Three, John travels to Orange County, California to meet the KKK Grand Dragon - and puts forward a convincing case. Back in Melbourne, local Catholic priest Bob Maguire introduces John to the principals of Catholicism Father Bob style. Finally, John muses on his automatic right to Israeli citizenship and offers to share this citizenship with some of his Palestinian friends. But there's a catch...
13 Sep. 2004
Episode #1.4
In Episode Four sees John learn about a blossoming new cinema niche market, Mormon Films. So he travels to Mormon heartland, Salt Lake City to get a piece of the action. Next, he and his crew travel to political hot spot Haiti and get caught in the cross-fire while John participates in the day of the dead voodoo ceremony. Then, In L.A, John shoots the breeze about political issues with a gun-toting' rabbi.
27 Sep. 2004
Episode #1.5
In Episode Five, John Journeys to Sicily to meet with a priest. But not just any priest, Father Pino - who he met on Race Around The World. And John has something to confess... Back in Salt Lake City, John exacts his revenge on Mormon door-knockers then fires to India to find himself a spiritual guru.
11 Oct. 2004
Episode #1.7
Encouraged by Australian soccer legend Johnny Warren, John travels to Mozambique to lift the thirty year curse on the Australian soccer team... but will he be successful? Next, back in Salt Lake City, John uncovers the secrets of the Mormon magic underpants. In Sydney, John meets a local expert mathematician and asks, did the bible predict the September 11 tragedy? Finally, John navigates the complex domain of the religious boycott.

 Season 1 

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