The Third Season of “Little Mosque on the Prairie” begins

The third season of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) Little Mosque on the Prairie has begun, picking up the storyline from the end of the second season as to whether the character of Rayann will accept or reject a marriage proposal. This National Post reviewer, Robert Cushman, is critical of the program and its comedy of “culture clash,” which while seeking to create humor leaves in its wake “generic storylines in which the women just happen to have their heads covered.” He adds that this version of the challenges of Muslims in small town Canada is not very inventive. Assimilation, Cushman concludes, is almost the opposite of funny.

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