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Don't judge a sitcom by its script

Hi everyone, it’s me (Shane) again.



I hope you’re all enjoying season three of Little Mosque so far. I know I am… Which is a little bit of a surprise to me. Don’t get me wrong… I fully expected to like it. It is just that I read through draft after draft of the scripts, saw scenes being shot in the studio, and watched a rough cuts of these episodes, and still it managed to surprise me. I guess there is something altogether more magical and fun about watching it live on the small screen. Snuggling up to my girl with a bowl of popcorn probably has something to do with it (I tried snuggling up to my bosses once during a director’s cut screening. Bad idea.)

It’s hard for me to divorce myself from the memories of working on these episodes and be able to see them with a fresh eye. But I really do think that these are the best episodes we’ve ever made.

And, hey look, I am not the only one who thinks so: http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/512866. I mean, this guys writes for a newspaper. So you can trust him. I mean, don’t go lending him any money or anything. I’m not going to be on the hook for 20 bucks because you were gullible enough to give some newspaperman some money, (probably to buy another double bourbon if the stereotypes in movies from the 1950s are anything to go by!).

Anyways, keep watching.