Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007–2012)

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A satirical look at a Muslim community living in Canada.

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Series cast summary:
Zaib Shaikh ...
 Amaar Rashid (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Rayyan Hamoudi (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
Debra McGrath ...
 Mayor Ann Popowicz (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Baber Siddiqui (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Fred Tupper (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
Arlene Duncan ...
 Fatima Dinssa (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Sarah Hamoudi / ... (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Yasir Hamoudi (69 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Reverend Duncan Magee (52 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Mercy Resident / ... (50 episodes, 2007-2010)
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 Reverend William Thorne (43 episodes, 2009-2012)
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The location is Mercy Saskatchewan, a small town in the Canadian prairies. A small but devout community of Muslims has settled there, headed by community leader Yasir Hamoudi, a local building contractor. He is married to Sarah, a Caucasian ex-Christian who has converted to Islam for her husband. Their adult daughter, Rayyan, is a feminist Muslim doctor. The religious leader of the Muslim community - the Imam - is Amaar Rashid, a young, Canadian-born ex-lawyer from Toronto, who came to Mercy to replace Baber Siddiqui, who was deemed too extreme by many in the Mercy Muslim community. The local diner is run by Fatima Dinssa, a Nigerian Muslim who is strict about her religion but more liberal in her cultural values. The Muslims in Mercy are co-existing with their Christian neighbors, sometimes harmoniously, sometimes not. Reverend Duncan Magee welcomes his Muslim neighbors, especially if they enhance the social and economic fabric of the community and his parish. Likewise, Mayor Ann ... Written by Huggo

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When the series finale aired in April 2012 the CBC negotiated distribution deals in 92 foreign countries including Israel. Ironically, at that time, it did not air on any television outlet within the United States; Canada's next door neighbor. It has now been made available streaming over the Internet, for American customers, on the Hulu network. See more »

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A hoot
16 January 2007 | by (Victoria, BC. Canada) – See all my reviews

My partner and I laughed out loud many times during the one episode we have seen so far. The humour is based on townspeoples' exaggerated fear of the innocent actions of a group of bungling Muslims trying to set up a mosque in the basement of an Anglican church.

The comedy rips along at such a pace the show is over in what seems like a few minutes. It is not at all like your usual TV sitcoms with long stretches of laugh track after every lame joke.

There are many juicy characters. The humour is not based on cheap insults, the way so many sitcoms are.

It has so much fun with stereotypes, both poking fun at them and demolishing them.

It is not degrading to Muslims, any more than your average sitcom is degrading to Christians. You enjoy and love all the batty characters.

The handsome young Imam is the straight man, who acts as a foil to the eccentrics in his congregation.


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