A young Muslim student from Pakistan is sent to live with a Christian family in Wisconsin as part of a foreign exchange program.
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 Justin Tolchuck (18 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Raja / ... (18 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Franny / ... (18 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Claire Tolchuck (18 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Gary Tolchuck (18 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Mr. Matthews (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Dooley (11 episodes, 2007-2008)
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A young Muslim student from Pakistan is sent to live with a Christian family in Wisconsin as part of a foreign exchange program.

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Excellent, Timely!
2 October 2007 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

This show is really ahead of its time. It humanizes Muslims, exposing stereotypes of Muslims and also of racism in general. I think it's clear that the producers don't have a huge budget, but I think they have done an excellent job with what's available, and I really hope that this show survives and grows in popularity. It's interesting to watch and is very funny. All of the characters do a good job acting, and I think most people can relate to Justin, the main character, who is suffering from being teased in high school. He is very human. So when he begins to accept and befriend a Muslim, and they both grow to understand and care about one another, it gives a very powerful message.


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