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Series cast summary:
Ramy Youssef ...  Ramy 9 episodes, 2019
Amr Waked ...  Farouk Hassan 8 episodes, 2019
Mohammed Amer ...  Mo 7 episodes, 2019
Hiam Abbass ...  Maysa Hassan 7 episodes, 2019
Dave Merheje ...  Ahmed 7 episodes, 2019
Laith Nakli ...  Uncle Naseem 6 episodes, 2019
May Calamawy ...  Dena 5 episodes, 2019
Steve Way ...  Steve 4 episodes, 2019
Molly Gordon ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 2019
Caroline Basu ...  Young Dena 2 episodes, 2019
Rosaline Elbay ...  Amani 2 episodes, 2019
Shadi Alfons Shadi Alfons ...  Shadi 2 episodes, 2019
Poorna Jagannathan ...  Salma 2 episodes, 2019
Salwa Mohamed Ali Salwa Mohamed Ali 2 episodes, 2019
Saeed Abbasi Saeed Abbasi 2 episodes, 2019
Sarah Himadeh ...  Rana 2 episodes, 2019
Boutros Ghali Boutros Ghali 2 episodes, 2019
Khalid Mansour Khalid Mansour 2 episodes, 2019
Ismail Sharaf Ismail Sharaf 2 episodes, 2019
Inman Hamed Younis Inman Hamed Younis 2 episodes, 2019
Reda Idriss Reda Idriss 2 episodes, 2019
Ahmed Salah Wahba Ahmed Salah Wahba 2 episodes, 2019
Ahmed Abdel Khalek Ahmed Abdel Khalek 2 episodes, 2019
Ahmed Tarek Ahmed Tarek 2 episodes, 2019
May Reta May Reta 2 episodes, 2019
Yeah Abdel Aziz Yeah Abdel Aziz 2 episodes, 2019
Ahmed Foad Ahmed Foad 2 episodes, 2019
Kate Miller ...  Vivian 2 episodes, 2019


Ramy, the son of Egyptian immigrants, is on a spiritually conflicting journey in his New Jersey neighborhood, pulled between his Muslim community that thinks life is a constant test, his millennial friends who think life is full of endless possibilities, and a God who's always watching.

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Must-watch for Arabs in the 'West'
20 April 2019 | by brown-bananaSee all my reviews

Speaking as an Egyptian-American Muslim, I can relate to a lot of what happens on the show. I've been through similar struggles before and I'm even currently going through that same identity struggle. One of the great aspects of the show that I can't stress enough is it's authenticity. While these struggles obviously don't portray what every Muslim goes through, I have been able to relate to most of the aspects of the show through either past experiences I've been through myself or through someone else I know. From the struggles that Ramy personally experiences, or the struggles that his sister and parents deal with, they all show a truth that many of us have lived with and it's refreshing seeing this accurate depiction.

The show is obviously controversial, as it deals with the struggles a Muslim might face while trying to balance beliefs and desires. I think it deals well with the controversy by not shying away from it. Not everyone might like the way that a Muslim might be portrayed but I think it does well in showing this other side of faith and having to deal with that struggle, and that even the most devout Muslims should be able to empathize with.

Regardless, the show is extremely well done. Everyone's acting on the show is beyond incredible, and goes to show the insane amount of talent that a lot of these actors have, even characters with minor roles. The writing is a bit iffy at times, but it still does an overall incredible job and provides a perfect mix of comedy while still keeping true to the purpose of the show in beautifully showing Ramy's identity struggle. Loved the soundtrack as well!

Before watching the show I was a bit skeptical at how it would turn out, but I have been incredibly surprised. It's amazing that there's finally a show that deals with the life of a Middle Eastern person living in the 'West'. All in all though, this isn't a great show because it's the first of its kind. This is a great show because it simply is a great show. An incredible job and I can't wait to see more of either this show or similar projects in the future.

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