CBC’s ‘Little Mosque on the Prairie’ gets positive buzz
I saw reviews for this new Canadian sitcom called “Little Mosque on the Prairie” in December, and the press for the show has been mostly positive. The show had over 2 million viewers for its Janauary debut.
Once you get past the “how dare they mock
Michael Landon Islam like that?!” shock of the title, you see that the show is very well intentioned, and aims to show the sense of humor that Muslim communities have for themselves and the outside world.
Here’s a clip from the CBCNews via YouTube:
Also, the show infuriated/frustrated some Muslims in America … here’s a clip from MSNBC discussing the show and controversy:
The final two episodes of the show’s first season air over the next two weeks. It’ll be interesting to see if it gets renewed for Season 2.