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  • Muslim comedy prescribes women's lib

    Women's lib is alive and well on Little Mosque on the Prairie. Think about the situations encountered by Sitara Hewitt's character, Dr. Rayyan Hamoudi. Now think about the struggles of early-1970s sitcom characters such as Maude, or Mary Richards, or even Laurie Partridge. More

    Jam! Television, Wednesday, March 5, 2008

  • Season finale on Mosque

    Little Mosque on the Prairie (CBC - 8 p.m.) calls it a season tonight with a gentle, heartfelt riff on love, marriage and sharing the sidewalk with aggressive pedestrians. The one-liners, by veteran Little Mosque scriptwriter Rob Sheridan, are wry and sly, as suggested by an exchange between Rayyan (Sitara Hewitt) and Imam Amaar (Zaib Shaikh), when Rayyan asks Amaar what he would do with $1 million. "Buy a tube of toothpaste," he replies. Fine, so what would he do with $5? "Buy two tubes of toothpaste." More

    Montreal Gazette, Wednesday, March 5, 2008