This new Canadian show is a sign of the times: a situation comedy based squarely on local yokels butting heads with the new Muslims on the block. (There are some decently funny lines, but it’s no “Arrested Development.”)


“When a young lawyer from Toronto decides to become an Imam, he decides to move west to the prairies to pursue his true calling. As the new spiritual leader arrives in his new home, the Muslim community butts heads with locals.”

Funniest lines (h/t Tyler Golson):

[An imam is railing against the corruption of Western society:] “American Idol? Canadian Idol? I say–all idols must be smashed! … Desperate Housewives? Why should they be desperate when they’re only performing their natural womanly duties?”

[A Muslim gets stopped for special screening at the airport:] “Look, I’m telling the truth. If my story doesn’t check out you can deport me to Syria.” [Security guard:] Hey! You don’t get to choose which country we deport you to!”

Watch it:

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