Monthly Archives: November 2008

Season 3 – Episode 8 – Mercy Dot Com

Synopsis: When Fatima finds her diner overrun with laptop-toting patrons due to a nearby wifi signal, she tries to make the most of it, only to find it may cost her all of her customers.

In this episode Layla tells Fatima that her cafe is receiving free wireless internet and she tries to take full advantage of it. Layla also directs Amaar to an online resource aptly named AskYourImam.com and Amaar gets addicted to helping people from around the world while his local community gets neglected. Meanwhile, Yasir and Sarah purchase a house for Rayyan and J.J. so that they can be close to home when they get married. The house though comes with a whole lot of surprises.

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Videos courtesy of mydien

What did you think of this episode? Are there any topics from the episode that you want to discuss?

  • Home close to Home – living near your parents
  • Internet Advice for Muslims
  • Being Connected makes you less Connected
  • Parent’s duties for their Daughter
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Season 3 – Episode 8 – Preview

Episode 8 – “Mercy Dot Com”

Synopsis: When Fatima finds her diner overrun with laptop-toting patrons due to a nearby wifi signal, she tries to make the most of it, only to find it may cost her all of her customers.

Airing Wednesday November 26th 2008 !

What are internet cafe’s like in the Muslim world? Is it different then the Western world? How is it perceived?

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Season 3 – Episode 7 – Sweet Sixteen

Synopsis: A clueless Baber enlists equally clueless Yasir and Sarah to help plan a sweet 16th birthday party for Layla.

In this episode Rayyan offers help to Baber to plan Layla’s surprise sweet sixteen birthday party; but Layla may have plans of her own. Fred and Fatima have a little spat with Reverend Magee playing the peace-maker. We also find out about Yassir’s talents for gift giving.

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What did you think of this episode? Are there any topics from the episode that you want to discuss?

  • Muslim Sweet Sixteen
  • Gifts for 16 year olds
  • Parent’s party versus Friend’s party

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Season 3 – Repeat – Amaar at the Bat

This week there was a repeat show of Season 3 – Episode 1 – Amaar at the Bat.

Please check out the Posts from a few weeks ago on this Episode.

Season 3 – Episode 1 – Preview

Season 3 – Episode 1 – Amaar at the bat

We’ll have Episode 7 next week.


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Season 3 – Episode 7 – Preview

Episode 7 – “Sweet Sixteen”

Synopsis: A clueless Baber enlists equally clueless Yasir and Sarah to help plan a sweet 16th birthday party for Layla.

Airing Wednesday November 19th 2008 !

Do you remember your sweet sixteenth birtyday? How was it? Any experiences you feel like sharing? Is the 16th birthday a special one for Muslims? Any significance to it?

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Season 3 – Episode 6 – Let Prairie Dogs Lie

Synopsis: When Yasir joins a local gentleman’s lodge to find new business contacts, he finds he is in over his head when he’s expected to join the lodge on a hunting trip.

In this episode, Joe introduces Yasir to his gentleman’s club and sells him on the idea of gathering business contacts; although, the members may have alterior motives.  Baber seems to have an issue with Yasir spending time with “those people” but Amaar thinks that he is jealous. Meanwhile, Rayyan and Sarah spend some quality “unstructured” time together and have their own little adventure. Yasir tries to play it cool when the club decides to go hunting, but it turns out to be a big mess in the end.

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What did you think of this episode? Are there any topics from the episode that you want to discuss?

  • Hunting for sport
  • Mother and Daughter time
  • A club with no gambling, no drinking
  • Mixing in with non-muslim clubs and explaining our guidelines
  • Islamic clubs

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Season 3 – Episode 6 – Preview

Episode 6 – “Let Prairie Dogs Lie”

Synopsis: When Yasir joins a local gentleman’s lodge to find new business contacts, he finds he is in over his head when he’s expected to join the lodge on a hunting trip.

Airing Wednesday November 5th 2008 !

Muslims and hunting; this probably won’t go over well. Muslims have a different concept of hunting then Westerners. Do you have any stories about similar experiences? Have you had to go hunting with colleagues? How did it work out?

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